Posts filed under “Energy”

Five Big Brands Using Renewable Energy


Source: Make It Cheaper

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Energy

When Do Gasoline Sales Peak?

On Monday, I discussed why Tesla’s latest announcement was big. The electric carmaker said it planned a modification that would give its autos the ability to accelerate faster than cars that cost two to three times more and keep up with those that cost 10 to 20 times more. That’s an astonishing accomplishment. I made the…Read More

Category: Energy, Politics, Really, really bad calls, Taxes and Policy

The End of the Gasoline Fueled Automobiles In Your Lifetime

Source: Bloomberg   Tesla has rocked the world of high-performance automobiles with the introduction of its new “Ludicrous mode.” The internal-combustion engine business may never be the same. Regular readers of mine usually know at least two things about me: First, I believe that all predictions are silly, more about marketing than actually trying to figure out what…Read More

Category: Consumer Spending, Corporate Management, Energy, Technology

US-Iran Treaty Can Send Oil to $40

While the world is distracted by the unending Greek saga (will it or won’t it leave the euro?) and the epic Chinese stock-market meltdown(and manipulation), something really important is going on. Three words sum it up: Iran and oil. Negotiators have reached a deal with Iran to constrain its nuclear arms program. Despite the pessimism and outright fear-mongering, an agreement has been reached. Don’t…Read More

Category: Energy, Politics, War/Defense

States Most Affected by Falling Oil Prices

Mine Kuban Yücel, senior VP and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, presented her research into the dynamics of oil prices in the U.S. economy.

Certain states are more affected by falling oil prices than others. Specifically, there are eight states that experience a decline in employment when oil prices fall by 50 percent

Category: Energy, Video

Is Cheaper Oil Good News or Bad News for U.S. Economy?

Is Cheaper Oil Good News or Bad News for U.S. Economy? Jan Groen and Patrick Russo Oil prices have declined substantially since the summer of 2014. If these price declines reflect demand shocks, then this would suggest a slowdown in global economic activity. Alternatively, if the declines are driven by supply shocks, then the drop…Read More

Category: Energy, Think Tank

Billionaires vs. Big Oil

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Category: Digital Media, Energy, Technology, Video

Tesla’s Big Bet on Building Batteries for Your Home

Tesla is building a new generation of batteries that could power homes, businesses and even the grid. Bloomberg’s Tom Randall takes a look at the emerging market for new energy storage.


Source: Bloomberg

Full Elon Musk presentation after the jump

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Category: Energy, Video, Web/Tech

Map of US Oil Pipelines

Source: API

Category: Digital Media, Energy

Now Available: Non-Ethanol Fuel

Non-ethanol Fuel David R. Kotok Cumberland Advisors, April 22, 2015       I stopped at a local Sarasota Sunoco gas station yesterday to fill up my car. A sign read “Non-ethanol fuel for sale here.” The pump was off to one side and did not have an automated payment mechanism. But it was there,…Read More

Category: Energy, Think Tank