Quelle surprise: President Putin is back. But he has a problem – he isn’t very popular. While eastern commentators are getting very excited about prospective reform packages, Putin is far more likely to revert to a far older method to sustain (and enhance) his tenure in the Kremlin: hydrocarbons. . .
The bitterly cold weather in parts of Europe over the past few weeks has had an impact on power consumption. Russia saw the highest demand yet for electricity at 156.96 Gigawatts, while at the same time reducing the volumes of... more ››
In New Orleans people know how to let their hair down, even when the stakes are high. The federal court that has been hearing the massive case to decide civil penalties and damages for the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of... more ››
“Powering America’s Communities” finds that distributed generation (DG) clean energy offers a unique set of benefits to electricity consumers, clean energy generators, and communities overall.... more ››
Anything as big and as promising as shale gas is bound to be complicated. This energy source has much to recommend it. To begin with, the U.S. has a lot of it, enough to meet current natural gas consumption for 35 years. . . more ››