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US Crude Oil Consumption Peaked a Decade Ago

Electric vehicles (EVs) are already cheaper to run than internal combustion engine (ICE) automobiles.

“Motherfrackers” and Big Oil Hypesters

There is a wonderful axiom which states that when nearly everyone holds the same opinion, that opinion is almost always wrong. This sums up shales.

DG Solar: How Utilities Can Create Shareholder Value

Net metering and DG solar. Just the words are enough to irk antagonists and protagonists into a heated, and all too often, devolving conversation.

Keystone XL Traded For Arctic Drilling Rights?

When politics works properly, everyone gets something. Each side trades perceived value to get to an end result.

Rethink the Grid: Personal Power Stations

Rethinking the grid is quickly emerging as one of the hottest topics.

The Shale Debt Redux

US shale and Canadian oil sands account for about 18% of global production. They also account for approximately 50% of global CAPEX.

Money and Policy Now Support Renewables

The year 2015, however, may turn out to be the year energy policy for renewables finally commits to the financial sector.

Stranded Assets in Oil and Gas a Reality

Though climate change will no doubt prove to be one aspect of stranded assets, others will include a simple but powerful realization that there are simply better places to put your investment dollars…or euros…or yuan.

Solar Jobs Benefit Economy, Maybe More than Oil and Gas Jobs

A new report from the Solar Foundation and George Washington University shows the U.S. solar industry gained about 31,000 new jobs in 2014, a 21.8 percent growth rate or nearly twenty times more than the economy as a whole.

Hype, Broken Promises, and Shales

The term shale revolution has been used so much that it almost has no meaning anymore.