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Raising Gas Prices to Grow An Economy

August 19, 2014 by Lucas Davis

Gas Prices and Economies

Two weeks ago, Yemen increased gasoline prices from $2.20 to $3.50 per gallon, while increasing diesel prices from $1.70 to $3.40. These are significant increases. These reforms in Yemen bring the price of both fuels up to market levels.[read more]

Does the Arab Spring Spell the End for North African Solar?

August 1, 2011 by Amy Myers Jaffe
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As Algeria tenders its 150-MW solar plant this week, investors should ask themselves: with the Arab Spring making its way into an “Arab Summer,” is the winter of large-scale solar at hhttp://theenergycollective.com/node/62107/editand? Over the last few years, North Africa has been heralded by clean energy advocates as the future of...[read more]

Revolt in Libya and Potential Unrest in Middle East Push Oil Prices into "Danger Zone"

February 22, 2011 by Nathanael Baker
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Political upheaval in oil producing African and Middle Eastern states could drive the price of gasoline to $5 per gallon this summer in the United States. Following the lead of neigbouring Egypt, Libyans are attempting to remove the current governing regime.  Similiar political unrest has been sparked in some of the Middle East's...[read more]

Renewable Energy and Egyptian Unrest

February 4, 2011 by Geoffrey Styles

It's hard to watch the current turmoil in Egypt and not wonder what it means for us, particularly with regard to energy. Although Egypt's oil production roughly balances its consumption, the Suez Canal and the Sumed pipeline, with its Mediterranean terminus west of Alexandria, represent important transit routes for Eastern Hemisphere oil...[read more]