Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:05:00 -0400Inventor and scientist Nikola Tesla carries a mystique unlike any other immigrant to the United States.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:09:00 -0400President Trump, who wants to relieve regulations on the auto industry, could roll back federal fuel economy laws while California is pushing ahead with its own pollution mandates. So much for the idea of one national standard.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:21:00 -0400TransCanada still needs to secure some of the land rights for the pipeline with landowners and a permit from the state of Nebraska, which could result in a rash of lawsuits that could drag out the process for years.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:48:00 -0400Dominion Resources's North Anna nuclear power station unit number 3 should be approved for construction by the end of May 2017.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:25:00 -0400Friday's State Department decision to issue a cross-border permit to Trans-Canada to complete the northern leg of the Keystone XL Pipeline system does not mean the world is coming to an end. It does mean that oil sands crude will be moved to market in the safest way possible.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:54:00 -0400While simple technology implementations and near-term results can generate strong results for small businesses, it is possible to be too focused.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:11:00 -0400Fears that the reduction in upstream investment since the oil price decline will cause market tightness and a new price spike in three to five years are overblown and ignore the role of falling costs.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:30:00 -0400After years of foot-dragging, President Obama rejected TransCanada's application to build the Keystone XL pipeline. Now it's back. Here's what you need to know.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:30:00 -0400As car makers ought to know, a reversal of fuel efficiency is ill-advised for reasons that go beyond pollution. To remain competitive in a global market increasingly dominated by China, they must invest in cleaner-running cars, period.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:06:00 -0400Nobody raises an eyebrow when California takes steps to rein in air pollution – but what’s going on when conservative-leaning rust belt states such as Ohio and Pennsylvania are doing the same?
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:54:00 -0400Through their own ingenuity, the companies are already well on their way to achieving the targets, and they're doing it at a cost that's far less than anyone predicted.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:54:00 -0400The U.S. State Department is expected to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline by Monday -- a critical barrier to overcome, although there are plenty more such obstacles ahead.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:50:00 -0400Experts have argued for years over what the geopolitical consequences of climate change will be. Now we may have some answers.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:45:00 -0400California’s skinny network of hydrogen fuel stations Clarity and its competitors need is growing, but diminishing federal support for green technology poses challenges
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:45:00 -0400Kelcy Warren calls public backlash to the Dakota pipeline "unfair," and blames environmental groups for funding protests at Standing Rock.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0400The market for light electric vehicles is expected to grow rapidly as a result of increasing traffic congestion, poor air quality, and lack of transportation options around the world.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:01:00 -0400Attorneys accused of a “Mafia-style” racketeering scheme are fighting allegations they conspired to develop professional plaintiffs for the purpose of bringing class action lawsuits.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:11:00 -0400Since the fall of 2016, the Permian Basin in West Texas and eastern New Mexico has seen one multibillion-dollar deal after the next. The current number stands at more than $23 billion in upstream deals… but nobody expects that to be the ceiling.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:20:00 -0400I am tired of hearing about the unbelievable impact of technology on collapsing U.S. shale production costs. The truth is that these claims are unbelievable. The savings are real but only about 10% is from advances in technology. About 90% is because of a depression in the oil industry.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:45:00 -0400Protesters at Standing Rock did little to impact the pipeline owner's stock price, which has nearly tripled this year.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:03:00 -0400Nearly all energy companies expect to flourish as Donald Trump frees them from regulatory and economic headwinds, a leading consultant said at Stanford University, but those headwinds made them stronger.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:54:00 -0400Anti-fossil fuel conflict groups have always needed a good boogeyman to use to stoke public fear in support of their fundraising efforts, and Fracking has begun to lose its power to fill that role. This has led to a shift in focus to pipelines, and Hilcorp just moved into the line of fire.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:52:00 -0400Lithium-ion batteries are a known fire hazard, which is why you're not allowed to pack spare batteries in your checked luggage. In the event a battery should catch fire, it would go undetected in the bowels of the airliner. Now in the name of security, TSA is increasing that safety risk.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:12:00 -0400BlackRock’s announcement puts them in-line with other investors already doing good work on climate risk.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:53:00 -0400Will the Trump administration stop the progress on hybrid/electric cars? This question was originally answered on Quora by Matt Wasserman.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:36:00 -0400Demand fell for carbon allowances in the California-Quebec cap-and-trade program’s first auction of 2017. Much of explanation for this revolves around legal uncertainty regarding the future of the program, however new quantitative analysis also points to emissions allowance oversupply.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:34:00 -0400How will Tesla fix Australia's power issues? This question was originally answered on Quora by Ben Kelley.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0400Beijing no longer powered by coal.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:47:00 -0400Last year was the year to hitch a ride on oil, Brent near doubling to US$55/bbl from the Q1 lows. Investors piled into oil-leveraged equities through 2016, the MSCI Energy index surging 23% and outperforming the broader market by 18%.