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Investments in Renewable Energy Could Reach $500 Bil By 2020, Investors Predict

The Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit closed on a bullish note last week with attendees predicting that global investments in renewable energy could peak to $500 billion by 2020. That’s more than double New Energy Finance’s own prediction which estimates that annual global …

New Senate Climate Bill Rearranges the Deck Chairs

The new and improved (?) senate climate bill is being rolled out in secret meetings  and, it seems, being strategically leaked to test the reaction. The headline numbers are familiar (17 percent reductions below 2005 levels in 2020; 80 percent by 2050) but …

Exclusive: Exelon CEO John Rowe Slams Cap and Trade Alternative

Exelon's Rowe: cap and dividend is a no-go Exelon Corp. Chief Executive?John Rowe on Saturday slammed an alternative to cap-and-trade now being considered by Congress and said the EPA’s plan to regulate carbon emissions is a nonstarter. Rowe, who runs one of the …

John Kerry: Tri-partisan Climate Bill Close…

Fresh from receiving 100 percent rating from the League of Conservation Voters, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., is making noises about introducing a new tripartisan climate bill soon. Kerry told a climate policy forum today that he is working with White House officials and …

Warren Buffett’s BNSF Buy Looking Smarter as Coal Surges

Buffett: a clever bet on coal O, Oracle of Omaha, how could we ever have doubted that your bet on coal was a wise choice? Now, as coal prices have surged more than 40 percent from last year’s lows, we see three reasons …

Warren Buffett’s BNSF Buy Looking Smarter as Coal Surges

Buffett: a clever bet on coal O, Oracle of Omaha, how could we ever have doubted that your bet on coal was a wise choice? Now, as coal prices have surged more than 40 percent from last year’s lows, we see three reasons …

Warren Buffett?s BNSF Buy Looking Smarter as Coal Surges

Buffett: a clever bet on coal O, Oracle of Omaha, how could we ever have doubted that your bet on coal was a wise choice? Now, as coal prices have surged more than 40 percent from last year?s lows, we see three reasons …

This Week In Green Energy: Government Intervention Wanted

This week, Green Energy Reporter traveled to Washington, D.C. for the annual Renewable Energy Technology conference (RETECH). The event was held at the cavernous Washington Convention Center where, maybe because of the size of the place or because of the impending blizzard, attendance …

At Retech Plenty of Optimism That Carbon Will Be Priced

This morning, at the crack of dawn, Green Energy Reporter caught a flight out of Chicago for Washington to attend the Renewable Energy Technology Conference, also known as RETECH.

Lindsey Graham: Dont give me some half-assed energy bill

Lindsey Graham: Greener than Obama?   “Obama now not as green as Lindsey Graham.”  That little gem from Talking Points Memo’s Brian Beutler summed up our topsy-turvy world today. He was responding to a speech in which the South Carolina Republican senator said …