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Managing the Risks of Renewable Energy Projects in Developing Countries

Jeffrey Karp, Jim Wrathall and Morgan Gerard, Sullivan & Worcester May 28, 2015 Driven by rapid expansion in developing countries, renewables are becoming a significant source of the world’s power.  According to the United Nations Environmental Programme’s (UNEP...
Biofuels

Who Is Weathering the $50 Oil Storm in Biofuels, and How?

Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest May 20, 2015 A period of lower-cost oil has, famously, descended on the market, reminding us that business models should always take into account “black swan” economic events such as the battle betwee...
Canadian Climate Goals

Canada Announces Weak Climate Target

Danielle Droitsch, NRDC May 19, 2015 Last week, Canada has announced its contribution to the global effort to reduce greenhouse gases by announcing its post-2020 target. The target announced today is off-track to the 80 perc...
Renewable Energy Stocks

What Drives Alternative Energy Stocks?

Harris Roen, The Roen Financial Report May 19, 2015 Alternative energy became a serious market player after the turn of the millennium. Since that time, solar, wind, smart grid and other alternative energy stocks have experienced both stro...

The New Normal? Renewables, Efficiency, And “Too Much Electricity”

Clint Wilder, Clean Edge May 6, 2015 Just over a decade ago, the state of California faced serious concerns about whether its utilities could generate and/or buy enough power to assure that the world’s seventh-largest econom...

Summers’ Law Strikes Again

Joel Moser, CEO, Aquamarine Investment Partners May 6, 2015 Lawrence Summers famously wrote, “there are idiots, look around” in an attack on the theory that markets are rational. What some have called “Summers’ Law” certainly applies to the marke...

Why Fracking May Support Renewables

Owen Reynolds, FERC May 5, 2015 Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is shunned by the environmentalists that laud renewable energy sources. However, by not supporting both initiatives, they may be working at cross purpos...

Value Trapped: Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2015, April Update

Tom Konrad, Contributor May 4, 2015 My Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2015 model portfolio held on to first quarter gains in April, despite a 29 percent fall for one of the stocks. (For details on that decline, see the Power ...

A Two-in-One Energy Solution: Capturing Waste Heat for Electricity

Dick Munson, Environmental Defense Fund April 29, 2015 In Dublin, Ohio, the Community Recreation Center decided to reduce its energy waste. Rather than rely on an electric utility to burn more coal or natural gas to provide electricity, as we...

Egypt’s Renewable FiT Program Gains Traction

Clint Steyn, Rob Harker and Simon Stevens, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP April 24, 2015 The Government of Egypt has said that it must invest US$12 billion in the electricity sector over the next five years in order to meet that country’s urgent electricity demands — and rene...

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