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Hurricane Sandy, Smart Grids And Advanced Storage Technology

There’s a lot of good reasons to have some advanced energy distribution systems at the ready in your home, community and throughout the grid. If a tree falls on a wire and no one is there to hear it, it will be like it never happened at your house....

Posted November 2, 2012    

Undervalued Natural Gas Giant Chesapeake Becoming Less Risky

I wrote this article for the Motley Fool under the title: “Chesapeake Should Heat Up Over This Cold Winter” I’m expecting demand for natural gas to rise in the short term due to a colder winter than last year for the eastern half of the United...

Posted October 25, 2012    

Emerson Electric Upgraded To Buy

Citigroup upgraded the diverse global technology company Emerson Electric earlier today to a buy with a $60 price target. EMR closed up three and a quarter percent at 52.13 average volume. There was in fact a great deal of analyst activity...

Posted November 9, 2011    

Wind Turbine Stock Molycorp Jumps On Rare Earth Stockpiling Rumors

Molycorp Inc. (NYSE:MCP) is expected to report $0.66 per share with over $161 million in revenues. The conference call is set for Thursday, November 10th at 4:30. Click here for the webcast presentation. Although the dipped to below 38 on friday...

Posted November 7, 2011    

5 Electric Vehicles To Test Drive At The Geneva Auto Show

Tomorrow in Geneva Palexpo, the 81st International Motor Show will not only be displaying a range of electric vehicles, but visitors will have a chance to test drive some in the Essais Verts (Green Test Drives) section. Here are five of our favorite...

Posted March 2, 2011    

First E85 Stations Open In Long Island

What an ethanol blender pump for flex fuel vehicles looks like. Every time I see the opening of a new E85 station I imagine Henry Ford flipping the bird to Standard Oil in the afterlife. The Model T was originally built to run on ethanol but...

Posted August 15, 2010    

Better Place Launches Electric Taxi Service In Tokyo

Years ago when moved to Bangkok I used to marvel at how cheap taxis were. A few years later I bought a small Corolla with a modest 1.6 liter engine. I realized that the price my very efficient Toyota per km was just a bit higher than what it cost to...

Posted April 28, 2010    

Friedman’s Green Tea Party Movement

It’s hard to pin down exactly what the Tea Party movement stands for. What I hear most often are these two main themes: 1. We need to take our country back 2. We need to cut the deficit Three time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas L. Friedman has an idea...

Posted April 27, 2010