Chron Energy Links: 05.13.08

A few of the energy related items on and elsewhere around the Web:

DOWNLOADED IMAGE GOES HERE Palin spells relief for Alaskans.

Green initiative creates some unwanted heat: Solar panels would seem to make sense in Houston, wouldn’t they?
Oil stockpiling may get key tests today
Rethinking the beer fridge
A solar energy bubble? Or continuing prosperity?
Big jump in wind energy forecast: 20% of electricity in U.S. by 2030, government says
Exxon seeks $800M from Alaska over revoked leases
IEA says Nigerian oil output will remain hampered
Diesels set market share record in UK
McCain calls for US carbon cap over Republican opposition
Carbon Capture And Storage: Hope Or Hype In The Global Warming Debate?
More Kentucky coal pandering: Obama airs new coal-themed TV ad; Clinton talks up coal too
Avocado Refrigerators Out, Mass Transit In
Toyota loses hybrid patent appeal case: Another reason for a price increase?