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Some Reflections on the Twilight of the Oil Age (part III)

The impact of the Tooth Fairy Syndrome is all the more felt in the main media and among politicians – with the end result that so many lay people (and many experts) end up highly confused about what to think and do about energy matters.

Facts and Falsehoods in Energy Transition  

We...try to separate fact from falsehoods in this wide-ranging interview. It might even change your mind about a few things.

State of The Transition, July 2016: Might the fossil fuel industries implode faster than the clean energy industries can grow to replace them?

Might it be that the ongoing implosion of fossil fuel industries will happen much faster than the necessarily explosive transition to solutions?

Can Economics Guide the Energy Transition?  

Is conventional, free-market economic theory really up to the task of energy transition and combating climate change?

Lessons Along the Path to 100 Percent Clean Energy

In early May of this year, Portugal ran on renewable electricity alone for four consecutive days.

State of The Transition, June 2016: A Long List of Advances, a Short List of Setbacks – including Brexit

The list of main setbacks for the global energy transition in June includes a potentially big one: Brexit.

Grid Evolution  

Utilities face a host of rapid changes in a what used to be a staid business: new business models, changing supply and demand forecasts, new distributed architectures, new types of resources, new participants in the power grid that they don’t control…yet they still must maintain a …

Worrying Deceleration In The Growth Rate of Wind & Solar

Scale and complexity issues are becoming a significant impediment to maintaining wind and solar growth rates.     

The Collapse of Coal  

The last of the big-time U.S. coal companies has gone bankrupt, and in the hills of Appalachia, they’re looking for their next move.

Denmark's Energy Transition

In percentage terms, Denmark is the world leader in energy transition, as well as the king of wind power.

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