What happens after Fukushima, Japan’s Nuclear accident?

What happens after Fukushima, Japan’s Nuclear accident?

Japan’s nuclear crisis may prompt other countries to suspend, scale back, or even quit nuclear power. What would fill the …Read the Rest

US Gas Reserves Highest in 40 Years

US Gas Reserves Highest in 40 Years

The U.S. Energy Information Administration says the country’s natural gas reserves are at the highest level in 40 years, with …Read the Rest

Does Osama Bin Laden’s Death Matter to Oil?

Does Osama Bin Laden’s Death Matter to Oil?

Uncertain oil supplies always meant war. In this article from Oil-Price.net Tobias Vanderbruck explores this very issue. The political world …Read the Rest

Visualizations : Deaths per TWh by energy sources

Visualizations : Deaths per TWh by energy sources

I came across an interesting metric posted on the IBM Research Group site. We know that coal is probably one …Read the Rest

A Loan and a Name–Solar Scores Big

A Loan and a Name–Solar Scores Big

BrightSource Energy, Inc. just announced it has closed the financing of its large solar thermal plant in the California desert …Read the Rest

Marvin E. Odam Plenary Session Remarks 2011 EIA Energy Conference

Marvin E. Odam Plenary Session Remarks 2011 EIA Energy Conference

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the 2011 EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration), Energy Conference — Washington, DC. …Read the Rest