Articles Related to Energy
#66 - January 10 2022
Achieving net zero emissions by 2050 will require massive investment and breakthrough technologies. This week we discuss how one can create the opportunity for the other, and vice versa.
#58 - October 19 2021
The world is in the midst of a global energy shortage almost entirely due to a fossil fuel supply chain breakdown. Today we analyze where the battle lines are drawn and what the future holds for oil and gas.
#56 - October 1 2021
Many private companies are spending billions developing designs for Advanced Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) to produce clean nuclear energy for the nation’s grid. But there is already an expert in the field: the US Navy.
#52 - August 27 2021
To operate reliably during periods of extreme weather brought on by climate change, our aging, decentralized power grid needs an overhaul. Today we offer some suggestions of how that might be achieved.
#50 - August 12 2021
Torbjörn Wahlborg is a man of power. He directs over half of the electricity generation in Sweden and substantial generation throughout Europe. Today we share his thoughts on generating power without fossil fuels and exciting future developments in energy.
#47 - June 22 2021
The wild speculative investing mania continues for Bitcoin but few people understand how it actually works and even fewer are aware of its massive dirty carbon footprint. This week we examine Bitcoin’s Achilles heel.
#39 - March 10 2021
As technology improves, costs fall, and investment increases, there’s good reason to be optimistic about offshore wind as part of our future energy mix.
#38 - February 23 2021
For environmental impact, China wins. But President Xi has committed to turn things around, so this week, we take a look at what needs to happen to reach his 2060 goal.
#35 - February 3 2021
This week we look at how institutional investors are wielding their enormous power over the companies they invest in, to force through adoption of net-zero emission targets.
#32 - December 14 2020
SPACs, are a hot investment trend. But what are they, how do they work and where are they investing? Today’s MEMO 32 is your comprehensive SPAC primer.
#29 - October 28 2020
Companies all around the world are making big investments in manufacturing, transportation, storage and utilization of hydrogen to replace the fossil fuels we use to run our economy. Today we examine a few of the high flyers.
#25 - September 11 2020
Panacea or expensive dead-end? This week, in MEMO 25, we explore the benefits and many uses, but also the costs involved, in creating Green Hydrogen.
#24 - September 3 2020
The United States is the second largest producer of carbon emissions in the world. This week, in MEMO 24, we explore what each of us can do in our own homes to help reduce our nation’s damage to the environment.
#23 - August 20 2020
One country is blessed with abundant sunshine, fast flowing rivers and miles of windy coastline. In this week’s MEMO 23, we unearth the nation primed to be the next global clean energy superpower.
#22 - August 12 2020
Can giant wind turbines provide clean power for the U.S. economy or is this just a Quixotic fantasy? In MEMO 22 this week, we dig deep into the details and interrogate the potential of wind-generated power.
#18 - June 29 2020
Chesapeake Energy, once the second largest natural gas producer in the US, has filed for bankruptcy. Today, in MEMO 18, we detail the factors that are contributing to the collapse of the entire US fracking industry.
#16 - June 12 2020
While most major oil and gas companies are committed to redefining and reinventing themselves, one major player is belligerently refusing to change. In this week’s MEMO 16 we expose this company’s actions and its refusal to take the climate crisis seriously.
#15 - May 27 2020
Costs are plunging so fast in the Renewable Energy sector, there is no longer a case for coal. In this week’s MEMO 15 we lay out the powerful evidence.