“All of the Above” is just a cliché if not tempered by an appreciation of the strengths and weaknesses of different energy sources, and a standard basis of comparison.
Renewable energy is gaining market share, but fossil fuels–especially oil and gas–will play…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/all-of-the-above-energy-policy-must-be-weighted-by-common-sense-energy-summit-in-washington-dc-entitled-fueling-americas-future/ Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS), climate conference, Energy and Economy, Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Energy Policy, Energy Trends Insider, Environment, fuels, National Mining Association, Nuclear Energy Institute, panel on energy issues, Politics & Legislation
Far from high-tech Silicon Valley or hipster Austin, Texas, the largest all-electric car-sharing service is being built.
If your second guess is Portland or Brooklyn, keep guessing…and moving inland. Indianapolis, the nation’s twelfth largest city, will install 1,200 charging stations…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/unlikely-city-claims-largest-electric-car-share-and-moving-inland-indianapolis-the-nations-twelfth-largest-city/ clean energy, Department of Energy, electric car-sharing, electric cars, Electric Vehicles, Electricity, Energy Systems Network (ESN), fuels, Largest Electric Car, Renewables, Transportation, universities and large companies
In its ongoing quest for repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the oil industry continues to spread misinformation about ethanol and other renewable fuels. In previous posts (here, here, andhere), I addressed three popular myths employed by Big Oil and its PR firms to confuse and cloud…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/busting-big-oil-myths-part-iv-gas-prices-oil-industry-continues-to-spread-misinformation-about-ethanol-and-other-renewable-fuels/ Agriculture, Biofuels, Energy, Energy and Economy, Energy Security, Ethanol, fuels, gas prices, oil companies, Politics & Legislation, Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), renewable fuels, RFS and biofuels
Energy is a multi-trillion dollar sector and energy products form some of the most basic inputs into our modern industrial society. What’s more, the energy industry sits at the intersection of government policy and complex markets. It’s understandable then that everyone, from consumers to…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/electric-vehicle/a-crisis-of-leadership-rebuilding-trust-in-the-energy-industry-video/ Biofuels, Coal, Communications and Messaging, Energy, Energy Collective Exclusive, Energy Industry, fuels, natural gas, Nuclear Power, Oil, Politics & Legislation, public trust, Renewables, Solar Power, Trust Factor, Wind
This past May appeared to be a dismal month for the electric vehicle business. Coda went bankrupt, Better Place filed for liquidation, Fisker was expected to file for bankruptcy, Fiat-Chrysler announced that it was losing $10,000 on every 500e car it sells, and The Economist wrote that…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/electric-vehicle/electric-vehicles-in-may-2013-electric-vehicle-business/ automobile industry, better place, electric car, electric vehicle business, ev, Finance, fuels, Green Business, hybrid vehicles, petroleum engineers, Promoting EV technology, technological solution, Transportation, transportation market
80.6% of the total energy consumption of the world still comes from fossil fuels. And this percentage hasn’t changed much in recent years. This might come as a surprise since climate change and sustainability seem to rank quite high on the international agenda.
Last year, the Doha…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/our-energy-use-in-numbers-infographic-worlds-countries-for-the-united-nations-framework-convention-on-climate-change/ Climate, climate change, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, energy supply, Finance, Fossil Fuels, fuels, INFOGRAPHIC, Renewables, Sustainability, United Nations Framework Convention
North Dakota may soon be giving Texas a run for its money in the oil industry. Information released last month by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Interior, indicates that oil and gas resources in the Bakken and Three Forks formations contain…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/us-oil-boom-shifts-focus-to-north-dakota-bakken-shale-information-by-the-united-states-geological-survey-usgs/ Bakken Shale, Energy, Energy and Economy, energy independence, Energy Security, fuels, News, Oil, Sally Jewell, shale oil
Anyone with even a casual interest in energy policy knows that a full frontal assault has been launched against the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Big Oil has gone on the offensive, using a variety of tactics to disparage the program and spread myths and misinformation about renewable fuels….http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/energy-finance/busting-big-oil-myths-on-the-e-renewable-fuel-standard-rfs-part-i-busting-big-oil-myths-on-the-e-renewable-fuel-standard-rfs-undercut-public-and-political-support-for-renewables-part-i/ big oil, Biofuels, Busting Big Oil Myths, Energy, Energy and Economy, energy supply, Finance, fuels, Politics & Legislation, public and political support for renewables, Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Renewables
By now, who hasn’t heard about the oil boom in the United States? Higher oil prices and new extraction techniques are largely credited for creating a rash of new oil fields, resulting in domestic production soaring to levels that haven’t been seen in decades. In fact, many are attributing…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/lower-gas-prices-but-for-how-long-higher-oil-prices-new-extraction-techniques-largely-credited-creating-rash-new-oil-fields/ credited creating rash, Energy and Economy, Energy Demand, Energy Security, Environment, extraction techniques, fuels, gas prices, Higher oil prices, Lower Gas Prices, new oil fields, Oil, shale oil, U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA)
Alternative fuels have lost some of their luster in the US, lately, for understandable reasons. Oil production here is boomingbased on shale resources that keep expanding, while the market for ethanol, our most successful alternative fuel, has stalled at the long-anticipated “blend…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/ex-shell-chief-hofmeister-promotes-us-fuel-diversity-the-market-for-ethanol-our-most-successful-alternative-fuel/ Affordable Energy, Agriculture, Alternative Fuel, Biofuels, Energy and Economy, energy diversity, Energy Policy, Ethanol, Finance, fuels, market for ethanol, natural gas, Oil, Sustainability, US Fuel Diversity