Putting Excitement Back into Nuclear Technology Development [VIDEO]

December 16, 2014 by Rod Adams

Nuclear Tech and Future Development

Josh Freed, Third Way‘s clean energy vice president, has published a thoughtful, graphically enticing Brookings Essay titled 'Back to the Future: Advanced Nuclear Energy and the Battle Against Climate Change.' It focuses on Leslie Dewan and Mark Massie of Transatomic Power.[read more]

Reading the Tea Leaves in the Oil Markets [VIDEO]

December 15, 2014 by Robert Rapier

Oil Market Predictions

This week I would like to post a new interview that I did with Jason Burack of Wall Street for Main Street. I have been asked many times in recent weeks for comments on what’s happening in the oil and gas markets. Here I lay things out as I see them in a wide-ranging 40-minute interview.[read more]


The Future of Energy: Will 'Cheap as Dirt' Batteries Transform the Grid?

October 13, 2014 by Jesse Jenkins

Energy Storage Innovation and the Future

What if batteries were as cheap as dirt? In a new video produced by investment advisors Alger, Donald Sadoway explains how truly cheap, scalable energy storage could change the way the electric grid has worked for the last one-hundred-and-fifty years.[read more]

Helping People Understand the Power Grid [VIDEO]

September 6, 2014 by Rod Adams

Explaining the Grid

Recently, the Institute for Energy Research launched a project to help people gain a better understanding of the electric power grid, a marvel of modern society that most people take for granted — unless its product delivery is interrupted for more than a few minutes.[read more]

Why Radiation is Safe and Why All Nations Should Embrace Nuclear Energy

August 23, 2014 by Rod Adams

Nuclear Energy, Radiation, and Risk

Dr. Wade Allison has recently published a video on radiation that is aimed at a general audience. It explains why radiation associated with nuclear energy production, medical diagnostics, and medical treatments is generally safe and should not be a cause for excessive concern.[read more]

Research Solar Panels: Useful Solar Energy Facts for Homeowners [VIDEO]

August 2, 2014 by Lindsay Wilson

Solar Panel Facts

This video is to help anyone considering going solar make better decisions. Solar is a big investment so you want to make sure you get it right by having good information about location, orientation, payback, panels and inverters.[read more]


The Energy Collective Analyzes EPA's Power Plant Carbon Regulations [VIDEO]

June 6, 2014 by Jesse Jenkins

EPA Rule Analysis

On Monday, the EPA unveiled an historic proposal to cut carbon emissions from the nation's power plants to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. The ambitious and flexible proposed regulations would see each state develop it's own plan to cut power sector carbon emissions using a variety of options.[read more]

Why Do We Need to Curb Climate Change? Watch This Video

May 4, 2014 by Peter Lehner

Curbing Climate Change

What does climate change look like to different people? Everyone has a different answer. To a Texas rancher, it’s the drought that’s starving his cattle. To a worried mother in New York City, it’s the stultifying heat wave that’s setting off her child’s asthma.[read more]


#EnergyChat: Why David Kroodsma Rode his Bike 30,000 Miles for the Climate, and Where He's Off to Next

May 1, 2014 by Jesse Jenkins

Bike Riding for the Climate

David Kroodsma has already logged more than 30,000 miles traveling the world by bicycle and raising awareness about climate change. This week, the author, data journalist, and travel adventurer embarked on his latest journey: an 8,000 mile journey across Asia from Turkey to Bangladesh.[read more]

Vogtle Construction Update Video

April 5, 2014 by Rod Adams

Vogtle Construction

This video provides an encouraging view of the positive impact that the Vogtle expansion project is having on the local community. It’s 4,000 – 5,000 construction jobs is just one part of the economic impact; that $23 million dollar property tax check shown during the video is another.[read more]


#EnergyChat: Will the Keystone XL Pipeline Increase Carbon Emissions? [VIDEO]

February 8, 2014 by Jesse Jenkins

Keystone XL Discussion

Last Friday, the U.S. State Department released its final environmental impact statement for the Keystone XL pipeline, thrusting the controversial project back into the news and reigniting a long-simmering debate. The final EIS gave ammunition to both sides of the debate.[read more]

Time-Lapse Image of 27GW of PV [VIDEO]

December 14, 2013 by Nigel Morris

German PV Development

Here is an awesome time-lapse video that shows both the deployment and the geographic spread of PV in Germany since January of 2009. The video is short, sharp, sweet, and powerful. Unless, of course, you own a coal fired power station.[read more]

EU Energy Briefing: State Intervention, Internal Market, ILUC & Presidency Agenda [VIDEO]

November 28, 2013 by David Thual

European Energy Briefing

In this latest issue of the Brussels Briefing on Energy Hughes Belin, leading energy journalist for viEUws - the EU Policy Broadcaster, provides an overview of recent developments regarding the European Union’s energy policy:[read more]

Road to Daegu Series: What are Game Changers in Energy Systems Globally? [VIDEO]

October 30, 2013 by Sheila Oliva

Road to Daegu: Game Changers

As our “Road to Daegu” activities came to an end at the World Energy Congress, Siemens hosted its final Round Table discussion. The panel was tasked with pulling together previous discussions and looking at the big picture of how energy systems are changing around the globe.[read more]

Tour of Fukushima Daiichi as of September 2013 [VIDEO]

October 26, 2013 by Rod Adams

Fukushima Daiichi

Though I would dearly love to have the opportunity to visit Fukushima Daiichi to obtain a first hand view of the efforts being undertaken to clean up after the effects of the tsunami and earthquake, this video is the next best thing to a personal site tour.[read more]