AMLO and Mexico’s Eurasian Energy & Development Tilt

AMLO and Mexico’s Eurasian Energy & Development Tilt

The recent victory of Andrés Manuel López Obrador – or simply, “AMLO” – as the next President of Mexico has raised red flags in certain, mostly Washington Consensus, circles, while triggering praise in others, mostly from Eurasia and left-leaning, independent Latin American nations.  There are a few curious outliers, but for the most part, there is a pall […]

Why tidal power won’t solve the world’s renewable energy needs

Why tidal power won’t solve the world’s renewable energy needs

There are widespread calls for the UK government not to abandon a trailblazing tidal power project, but this energy source is no green panacea Artist’s impression of the Swansea tidal power project By Hans van Haren The fate of a pioneering £1.3 billion proposal to build a tidal power lagoon on the UK coast at […]

S&P, Dow fall as oil drop hurts energy; chipmakers boost Nasdaq

S&P, Dow fall as oil drop hurts energy; chipmakers boost Nasdaq

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and the Dow eased on Friday after a steep drop in oil prices pressured energy stocks, but losses were limited by gains in chipmakers and retail stocks. FILE PHOTO: Traders work at the Citadel Securities post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New […]

Energy, transport stocks lift Wall Street, IBM drags

Energy, transport stocks lift Wall Street, IBM drags

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 eked out a small gain while the Dow declined after a volatile trading session on Wednesday, with weakness in sectors such as consumer staples and financials offsetting strong gains in the energy and industrial indexes. Higher oil prices boosted energy stocks while transport stocks such as CSX Corp […]

Three quarters of Russians support development of nuclear energy industry

Three quarters of Russians support development of nuclear energy industry

Almost 74 percent of Russian citizens want the government to maintain and develop the nuclear energy industry, which they consider a safe and clean sector. According to a recent public opinion poll conducted by the independent Russian agency Levada, the proportion of people who think that the further development of nuclear energy industry is important […]

Low Energy, High Profits: How Privatizing Public Utilities Left Us All in the Dark

Low Energy, High Profits: How Privatizing Public Utilities Left Us All in the Dark

Corporate Dream, Public Nightmare More than a generation after President Ronald Reagan barked at his subordinates, “Don’t just stand there; undo something!” government officials from South Africa to southern California have embarked upon an unprecedented dismantling of the public sector. by Jon Jeter Let’s block ads! (Why?) MintPress News fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and […]

After Improvements in South carolina, Democrats’ First Major Take Is naturally a Bad fats Freebie with the State’s Energy Monopoly

After Improvements in South carolina, Democrats’ First Major Take Is naturally a Bad fats Freebie with the State’s Energy Monopoly

The historic wins in Virginia’s legislative elections last November were supposed to herald a brighter future for progressives in the state. But one of the first major initiatives out of the capitol, which faces a key vote in the House of Delegates tomorrow, could well be a gift to electric utility Dominion Energy, which was […]

Investigating improved wind forecasting to harness clean energy potential

Investigating improved wind forecasting to harness clean energy potential

Top Story Wind is a highly variable and intermittent source of energy, which means that integrating it into the power system can prove tricky. Therefore, when integrating wind energy into the power system, power companies will rely heavily on backups to manage against the sudden changes in wind energy. To deploy this juggling act efficiently […]