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And the Winner Is: Distributed Generation

April 11, 2015 by Nigel Morris

Not a day goes by when I don’t learn something new about what solar energy can do and frankly, how many falsehoods exist about “the problems” that it theoretically causes. But what I love most is when facts and data bust the myths being spouted and today, we got an extremely cool new set of truths.[read more]


Keystone XL Pipeline Opposition: Review of the Major Claims, Relevant Facts, and Most Probable Impacts

January 14, 2015 by John Miller

Keystone Opposition Analysis

President Obama plans to further delay needed executive action on the Keystone XL pipeline project and veto any Congressional Bills that would mandate the pipeline’s approval. Is this Administrative action based on credible technical and economic factors or primarily politics?[read more]

Energy Efficiency Myths, Busted!

July 11, 2014 by Jon Rabinowitz

Efficiency Myths

There are companies, both large and small, already taking advantage of new technologies in the realm of energy and operational efficiencies, demand response, sustainability, and energy management. However, many organizations still have yet to embrace innovation.[read more]

Much Talked About Myths about Renewable Energy

June 21, 2014 by Conor MacGuire

In the growing transitional world, we find ourselves hovering between a time dependent on fossil fuels and a future subjugated by renewable energy sources. Opinions vary on how dependable some of these renewable energy sources are but also how they’ll be able to sustain life post-fossil fuel era.[read more]

Eight Energy Myths Explained

April 28, 2014 by Gail Tverberg

Energy Myths

Republicans, Democrats, and environmentalists all have favorite energy myths. Even Peak Oil believers have favorite energy myths. The following are a few common misbeliefs, coming from a variety of energy perspectives. I will start with a recent myth, and then discuss some longer-standing ones.[read more]