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Posted By: Camilo Patrignani - CEO, Greenwood Energy
On: October 28, 2014
When Mexico reformed its energy markets to attract foreign investment, analysts focused bullish outlooks on natural gas and petroleum. And without a doubt, the country will attract billions in new fossil fuel projects.  Mexico is in a difficult position. Combine a dependence on imported natural gas, limited hydropower and coal  more...
Posted By: Wayne M. Kovach - SEO Specialist, NRG Business & Demand Response
On: August 22, 2014
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, was banned in New York state in 2008 to study its effects on the environment. Since then, there have been numerous debates on whether or not fracking would be beneficial for the state. Predominantly, citizens and businesses are against the practice. However, many land owners in  more...
Posted By: Wayne M. Kovach - SEO Specialist, NRG Business & Demand Response
On: August 15, 2014
Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a hot topic. There has never been a middle ground on the technology; people are either for it or against it. Was Charles Schumer Too Honest? However, recent support for fracking, and the natural gas industry itself, might help lead the way towards a full-blown spike  more...
Posted By: Shlomi Palas - CEO, Blue Sphere Corp.
On: August 13, 2014
At the start of the New Year, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and his Administration announced final statewide commercial food waste disposal ban regulations to take effect on October 1, 2014. The ban will divert food waste to energy-generating and composting facilities and reduce the Commonwealth’s waste stream by 30 percent  more...
Posted By: Wayne M. Kovach - SEO Specialist, NRG Business & Demand Response
On: August 1, 2014
"Yeah, I'll have a cold, frothy pint of hydrochloric acid." You're not likely to hear this at the neighborhood bar, and beer and wine makers are aiming to keep it that way. The rise in fracking operations worldwide in recent years has sounded alarms in the beer and wine making  more...
Posted By: Kirk Edelman - Global Chief Executive Officer Energy Finance, Siemens Financial Services, Inc.
On: July 18, 2014
When we talk about solutions for our nation’s energy needs, the conversation is often framed as an either/or choice between generation from renewable sources and from fossil fuels. Based on my experience investing in global energy projects, I believe that we need both. While it’s important to build a system  more...
Posted By: Ferdinand E. Banks
On: July 15, 2014
"There is no reason why institutions that have direct holdings in coal, oil and gas stocks could not divest immediately." Ian Simm (Chief executive of Impax Asset Management) No reason except money, Ian, and as you probably know, there is no bigger reason than that anywhere on this or any  more...
Posted By: Francisco Szekely - Professor of Leadership and Sustainability, IMD
On: July 11, 2014
With evidence of climate change becoming clearer than ever, European countries should think carefully before allowing fracking in their territory. Although hydraulic fracturing — or fracking — offers the benefits of abundant supplies of unconventional oil and gas and lower carbon emissions than other combustibles such as oil and gas,  more...
Posted By: Randy Burns - Senior Market Intel Analyst, Direct Energy Business
On: June 5, 2014
Last fall I wrote an article regarding liquefied natural gas (LNG) and its impact on the U.S. energy picture. Although no new significant developments have transpired since the article was written, LNG continues to dominate news headlines because its potential to impact natural gas prices is profound. Despite being the  more...
Posted By: Wayne M. Kovach - SEO Specialist, NRG Business & Demand Response
On: June 4, 2014
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a highly controversial subject. Those in favor of it would argue that its gains, namely cleaner and cheaper energy (as opposed to coal), certainly outweigh the risks. Those opposed would argue that more investments in fossil fuel sources only hurt our environment more and push  more...

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