Global Energy Security: No Time for Energy Complacency, Part 2

August 7, 2014 by David Lawrence

Recent world events highlight the criticality of a diverse, dispersed, affordable and available energy supply to meet growing energy demands. Dependence on a single source of energy, a single supplier, or a single geography drives instability and insecurity.[read more]

German Utilities Float "Bad Bank" Equivalent for Nuclear Power Plants

May 22, 2014 by Roman Kilisek

German Nuclear and "Bad Banks"

In the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008-2009 the public learned that using a so-called “bad bank” concept can indeed work ‘nicely’ if a clear line between good and bad assets can be drawn. This is exactly what might happen in the German energy sector.[read more]

Lessons From The Past Ten Years: Pooled Assets

October 24, 2013 by Rob Day

There have been a lot of watershed moments good and bad in the cleantech sector over the past ten years, but one development doesn't get as much attention: In 2008, US Bancorp started putting money into pooled project finance structures for residential rooftop finance.[read more]

For Oil and Gas Producers, It's All About Assets: Interview with Joel Musante

September 28, 2013 by Jim Patrick

Joel Musante is a Senior Research Analyst covering the oil and gas exploration and production sector with Euro Pacific Capital. Musante has nearly 15 years of research experience. Musante holds degrees in business, and geology and geophysics.[read more]