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STUDY: Assessing Emerging Policy Threats to the U.S. Power Grid

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Reliable, affordable electricity is critical to our well-being and essential to modern life. But today, threats to the reliability of the power grid are numerous: cyber-attacks, weather, and accidents. Fortunately, the most significant threat is also the most ...

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The New Madrid Earthquake That Will Divide The United States In Half

The New Madrid Earthquake That Will Divide The United States In Half

Once upon a time, North America almost divided along a very deep subsurface rift.  Today, that rift system and the faults associated with it are known as the New Madrid fault zone.  This fault zone is six times larger than the San Andreas fault zone in California and it covers portions of ...

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ROTH Capital's John White Pumps the Permian for Profit

Tom Armistead of The Energy Report

John White has initiated coverage on several small-cap exploration and production companies in the Permian Basin, the latest of the major basins to turn in a big way from vertical oil and gas wells to horizontal fractured wells. In this interview with The Energy ...

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Obama’s Policies Kill U.S. State-of-the-Art Coal Technology

Obama’s Policies Kill U.S. State-of-the-Art Coal Technology

At the end of 2012, the most technologically-advanced coal-fired power plant in the United States went online in Arkansas. If the Obama administration has its way, this is the end of the road for ultra supercritical coal-fired power plants in this country. China, on the other hand, is the world’s ...

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Rise Of The Vulture Investing Class

The oil markets are showing some life, having rallied11 percent over a two-day period. But if a bigger rebound is not around the corner, it won’t just be oil companies that will be feeling the pain: their lenders will also face some steep losses if drillers can’t come up with the cash to cover debt ...

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Divesting People of Better Living Standards

Divesting People of Better Living Standards

“Disinvestment” of fossil fuel holdings is misguided, irresponsible, lethal – and racist

Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek

“Social responsibility” activists want universities and pension funds to eliminate fossil fuel companies from their investment portfolios. They plan to spotlight their demands on ...

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CRS Reports on Solar Manufacturing: U.S. Closes Numerous Facilities

CRS Reports on Solar Manufacturing: U.S. Closes Numerous Facilities

The U.S. solar manufacturing industry employed about 32,000 workers in 2014—just a tiny portion of the more than 12 million domestic manufacturing jobs in the United States. China accounted for almost 70 percent of the world’s solar module manufacturing in 2013 and many manufacturers are expanding ...

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Obama’s Executive Overreach at It Again: This Time, It’s ANWR

Obama’s Executive Overreach at It Again: This Time, It’s ANWR

On Sunday, President Obama announced that he will recommend to Congress that it should designate 12 million acres in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as wilderness.[i]When briefing the press about the plan, Presidential Advisor John Podesta said that regardless of the law and ...

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Lies And Deception In Ukraine's Energy Sector

The Ukrainian government has repeatedly claimed it is doing its best to improve the oil and gas investment climate, but official statements are the opposite of the reality, as Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is leading the great deception.

According to Prime Minister Yatseniuk, Ukraine has taken a ...

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