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One hundred and seventy-six years after the birth of John Boyd Dunlop, and the crude complex is coming under pressure again. It is Nonfarm Friday, which means that the market is all a’flustered, digesting the soon-to-be-revised official monthly US unemployment report. The report was fairly underwhelming from a headline perspective; only 151,000 jobs were created last […]
On a percentage basis the largest gains are expected to come in solar energy, which is anticipated to grow 28 percent.
Despite the Lone Star State’s vast number of wind farms already in operation, Texas now counts more than half of the entire nation’s wind growth currently under construction.
While oil companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell Plc eliminate jobs and curb capital spending to cope with prices that have fallen two-thirds in 18 months, renewables are enjoying a renaissance underpinned by rules designed to curb fossil-fuel emissions damaging the atmosphere.
The crude complex is rocking out in celebration of Dave Grohl’s 47th birthday today, pushing higher while risk aversion reigns in broader markets overnight. European and most Asian equity markets have been playing catch-up with yesterday’s rout in the US, yet as US equities look to rebound today, so doth crude. In terms of economic […]
Since May, the grid has added nearly 3,000 megawatts of power capacity — about two-thirds from new wind farms.
The Roserock solar farm will provide power to the city of Austin and surrounding areas through a 20-year power purchase agreement with the municipally owned Austin Energy.
Texas leads the pack with 12,000 megawatts of wind power generation capacity, according to the American Wind Energy Association’s annual market report.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday he is optimistic that the nation’s first offshore wind farm will break ground this year after more than a decade of delays.