Davis started his career working with the Geological Survey of Canada and has spent more than 20 years working in the Oil & Gas Industry in Calgary, Alberta. A great believer in the Black Swan theory developed by Nassim Taleb, Davis’ blog will focus on undiscovered technologies and methodologies that could have a major impact on energy development and use in the coming years. See full bio
Harris Roen is President of Swiftwood Press LLC, publisher of the Roen Financial Report. Mr. Roen has a depth of expertise in the alternative energy arena, analyzing individual companies and alternative energy sectors to discern broader market trends. Mr. Roen was a professional portfolio manager for over 15 years with Long Meadow Financial Services LLC and the Low/High Fund L.P. See full bio
Hydro Kevin is a writer, editor and publisher of green technology websites such as Hydrogen Cars Now. A member of the Sierra Club, former technical writer and having held a job in the automotive industry, Hydro Kevin publishes forward-thinking articles and blog posts about the nations of the world moving beyond fossil fuels and the internal combustion engine. See full bio
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The famous Danish physicist Niels Bohr once humorously observed, “Predictions are very difficult, especially about the future.” And so, as the world considers yet another rosy oil supply forecast, this time from the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA), it is worth reviewing the agency’s record.
I recently had the pleasure of being asked to provide my views on Japan and its new Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) for publication in the Nihon Keizai Shimbun, the leading business newspaper in Japan (published by Nikkei, Inc. – home of the famous “Nikkei average”). The article was translated [...]
Here is an interesting press release that came across my desk this morning. The student race team at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands is raising money for their hydrogen car by “crowd funding”.
Delft – 15-05-2013. The Forze student race team of the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands is developing a [...]
Harris Roen, Editor
Roen Financial Report
May 14, 2013
SolarCity (SCTY) has been one of the hottest alternative energy stocks since its Initial Public Offering five short months ago. Yesterday it shot up 24% in one day, on the largest one-day volume since it opened, in anticipation of its quarterly earnings release. It is up 95% [...]
As this infographic courtesy of AutoPawn indicates, maybe you can’t have everything—at least not yet. Created by AutoPawn Filed under: alternative energy, cleantech, climate change, economy, environment, transportation Tagged: Autopawn, clean technology, climate change, emissions, environment, hybrid vehicles, sustainability, transportation
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Maybe it’s the gloomy Seattle weather that has made investment manager Jim Hansen and his son and partner, Kevin, at Ravenna Capital Management immune to oil and gas industry hype about the supposed U.S. shale gas “revolution.” More likely it is thorough research focused on making their clients money and keeping that money out of [...]
In recent weeks, I’ve seen several reports on energy issues that encourage me that people really are looking deeply at the issues. I recently reported on one set of articles on some of the potential shortcomings of renewable technologies. In this post, I’ll talk about a report that nuclear power has [...]
Even at this late and perilous date in the history of climate change, we have to keep proving it. Over and over. So here we go again, courtesy of TckTckTck and EcoWatch. A new study published in Nature Geoscience has found that global temperatures were warmer between 1970 and 2000 than any other 30-year period in the [...]