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Low Oil Prices Could Be Good for Electricity and Renewables

Low Oil Prices Could Be Good for Electricity and Renewables

Since I first wrote about the price of oil last December, the global oil price has fallen to levels not seen in over five years. For many, the recent price decline brings back memories of the 1980s oil price collapse, which followed the 70s oil price spike and drew attention away from renewable energy and [...]

February 12, 2015 — Robert Fares
Deconstructing John Miller’s arguments against nuclear energy in the New York Times

Deconstructing John Miller’s arguments against nuclear energy in the New York Times

John Miller, a social psychologist and journalist who once served as an officer on a nuclear submarine has a piece on Andrew Revkin’s New York Times blog Dot Earth in which he purportedly dismisses several claims about nuclear energy and provides evidence to the contrary; these include general claims as well as those made more [...]

August 23, 2013 — Ashutosh Jogalekar

Can the U.S. Go All-Electric?

New homes wired with the latest smart gadgets cluster together around shared park spaces. Blue-black panels that transform sunshine into electricity grace a majority of roofs.

April 22, 2015 — David Biello
Nuclear vs renewables: A tale of disparities.

Nuclear vs renewables: A tale of disparities.

The Times’s Eduardo Porter has a short piece on nuclear power vs renewables where he makes a plea for supporting the development of new nuclear technologies with improved safety and efficiency.

August 22, 2013 — Ashutosh Jogalekar
Why Can’t Companies Get Renewables?

Why Can’t Companies Get Renewables?

If two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies want to buy electricity generated by off-site renewable energy sources this year, why hasn't more capacity been built?

February 7, 2015 — Melissa C. Lott