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The Alternative Agenda: BP plugs the well, China to announce $739B energy plan, Acciona invests

Could this be the last BP Gulf Spill Update? It seems unlikely, but you never know. In any case, BP officials said the cement plug installed last week in the Macondo well is holding and the relief wells should intercept the well by […]

The Alternative Agenda: BPs Latest Cap and What To Expect This Week in Green Energy [UPDATE]

How long will BP's newest cap keep the oil in? A weekend without oil, but how long will it last? BP’s new tighter-fitting containment cap stopped the Gulf of Mexico oil gusher over the weekend and the well appears to be intact. But, […]

June Top Ten Players In Green Energy

1: President Barack Obama Last month’s first Oval Office address by President Obama on the Gulf spill was paned for its lack of specifics. We at G.E.R. believed that the speech was pure-Obama as he he provided the outline for a comprehensive climate […]

The Alternative Agenda: BP, Exxon, Italian Solar and Solar By The Bay

BP Oil Spill: Progress In The Gulf All eyes will be on the Gulf this week, closely following BP’s latest attempt to squash the massive spill. The British oil company announced over the weekend that it would be installing a tighter cap over […]

The Alternative Agenda: What to Look For This Week in Green Energy

This is a different Robert Dudley than the one who could soon helm BP Tony, Tony, Tony has done it again BP chief executive Tony Hayward took his yacht around the pristine Isle of Wight this weekend, a move that is just… wow! […]

Too Good to Miss: Rep. Joe Barton Apologizes for $20B Shakedown

The good part begins at 1:38. Rep. Barton: I’m speaking totally for myself, I’m not speaking for the Republican Party, I’m not speaking for anybody in the House of Representatives but myself. But I’m ashamed of what happened in the White House yesterday. I […]

The Alternative Agenda: What to Look For This Week in Green Energy [UPDATE]

President Obama tries to take charge of the BP spill This Week in the BP Spill President Obama will be angry and outraged on Tuesday night when he gives an Oval Office speech to the nation about the Gulf oil spill. Another thing […]

The Week In Green Energy: BP’s Cleantech On Thin Ice?

It started out as idle speculation: could BP, one of the world’s largest and most profitable companies, survive the massive Gulf oil spill that began on April 20. But, after another calamitous week for the British oil and gas company’s stock and a […]

The Week In Green Energy: BPs Cleantech On Thin Ice?

It started out as idle speculation: could BP, one of the world’s largest and most profitable companies, survive the massive Gulf oil spill that began on April 20. But, after another calamitous week for the British oil and gas company’s stock and a […]

CP: Chinese Petroleum

BP’s shares continued their plunge in London on Thursday, dropping 12 percent at the opening before recovering somewhat, raising the prospect that BP could become CP: Chinese Petroleum. The ongoing Gulf spill disaster coupled with political pressure to suspend the company’s dividend has […]