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September 29, 2014 Solar in Texas: It's Really Happening this Time (Really)Source: The Green Energy Collective
Texas, despite having a close relationship with the sun and its heat (2011 gave us 100 days over 100 degrees and no rain), we have yet to realize our potential for solar energy development, the highest potential of any state in...
September 29, 2014 Rosneft and ExxonMobil strike oil in Arctic wellSource: ft.com
Russia's top crude oil producer Rosneft confirmed on Saturday that it has made an oil discovery with ExxonMobil at their controversial joint well in the Arctic.
September 29, 2014 Solar panel shortage looms even as manufacturers invest in production
FORTUNE - This year as much as 52 gigawatts is expected to be hooked up and another 61 gigawatts in 2015, according to estimates by Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî. That is compared with about 70 gigawatts of...
Source: Washington Post
Most of the country’s leaders, from President Obama down, have touted gas as a “clean” fuel. This is handy, because technological advances in hydraulic fracturing of shale rock, or fracking, have produced an abundance of gas.
September 29, 2014 Water scarcity concerns grow from use of frackingSource: Des Moines Register
With all the recent news about the use of new technological innovations in hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, you’d think that methods have been introduced to use less water for fracking.
International Business Times - The nearly 1,500 exchange-listed oil and gas companies are together valued at $4.65 trillion, according to a recent paper by Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî. "Fossil fuels are investor...
September 26, 2014 America's Energy Outlook Is Fracking Great, For NowSource: Forbes
It’s not news that America is undergoing an oil and gas boom. Or that the boom has been brought to us by the dedicated efforts of dozens of independent oil companies working to perfect the one-two punch of horizontal drilling and...
September 26, 2014 Green Scotland: Half of power now comes from renewablesSource: Herald Scotland
ALMOST half of Scotland's electricity consumption now comes from renewable sources - and the amount of green energy generated here rose by almost a third in a year, thanks to bad weather.
September 26, 2014 Climate impact of black carbon severely overestimated, says studySource: Guardian
The global warming effect of ‘black carbon’, or soot, has been greatly exaggerated due to mistaken assumptions about the atmospheric altitude at which its particles are concentrated, according to a new study.
September 26, 2014 3 Clean Energy ETFs for a Green Portfolio
Yahoo Singapore Finance - It tracks the Nasdaq îClean Edgeî Green Energy Index and manages assets worth $137.3 million. It charges 60 bps in fees per year while volume is good at nearly 117,000 shares (see: all the...
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