Clean energy has spread to every corner of the globe, with more than 100,000 megawatts of capacity installed last year Renewables are finally becoming a globally significant source of power, according
Kremlin says it has not reached an agreement to provide a €5bn sweetner to Athens for a planned gas pipeline that runs through the country Russia has denied providing up to €5bn to Greece for a planned
Middle East’s voracious energy use, propped up by subsidies, is threatening exports; consumption is ‘out of control’ By Bill Spindle Bill Spindle The Wall Street Journal Biography @BillSpindle Google+
Recently, I presented at an Electricity Transmission conference in Vienna. I began by introducing myself as an “idiot.” So much nodding and smiling and general agreement, too! Why? Because I began my as
A recent announcement by the Obama Administration targets methane emissions, especially those coming from the energy industry, while touting environmental and health benefits, regulators claim the stringent
From Russia to your local gas station, the consequences of low fuel prices are clear. But the consequences of those consequences are less apparent. What do Russia, Exxon Mobil, and ISIS have in common?
Global oil supplies show few signs of ebbing, as producers from OPEC to Canada keep pumping crude despite months of sinking prices. A Reuters survey showed members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting
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From China to Mexico, renewable energy investments are hot. Global investment in renewable power and fuels reached $270.2 billion last year, nearly 17% higher than in 2013, according to a new study on
Probably not, according to Robert Rapier of Energy Trends Insider. In fact, we're not even close. Rapier writes that "oil producers could continue to add a million barrels a week (which is about the average
Never before has the U.S. had so much oil spurting up out of the ground and sloshing into storage tanks around the country. There's so much oil that the U.S. now rivals Saudi Arabia as the world's largest
We might actually make a move that brings us closer to the disposal of nuclear waste than ever before. Give each of the two main types of nuclear waste – weapons and power – their own deep geologic repository.
Costa Rica is running without having to burn a single fossil fuel, and it’s been doing so for 75 straight days. Thanks to some heavy rainfall this year, Costa Rica’s hydropower plants alone are generating
It's been 75 days since Costa Rica's power grid last had a sip of petroleum. Thanks to heavy rainfall at the start of the year, the Central American nation has been able to provide 100 percent of its needs
On a quiet Sunday morning last April, power plants were pumping far more energy into California's electricity grid than residents needed for their refrigerators, microwaves and television sets. So officials
For those who love downplaying or discounting renewable energy as something on the fringe of mainstream economic interests, General Motors’ recent decision to back construction of a Mexican wind farm come