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Skeptic Geologist Warns: Permian’s Best Years Are Behind Us

Skeptic Geologist Warns: Permian’s Best Years Are Behind Us Geologist Arthur Berman, who has been skeptical about the shale boom, warned on Thursday that the Permian’s best years are gone and that the most productive U.S. shale play has just seven years of proven oil reserves left. “The best years are behind us,” Bloomberg quoted … Continue reading Skeptic Geologist Warns: Permian’s Best Years Are Behind Us

How Thin Film Batteries Work

How Thin Film Batteries Work Batteries come in many forms. These can be through different classifications, such as primary or secondary, or through the internal structure of the battery itself. Because batteries are used in so many commercial products, there are many different types and research is always being undertaken to create smaller, more efficient … Continue reading How Thin Film Batteries Work

States Are Breathing New Air Into Nuclear Energy To Preserve Jobs And Environment

States Are Breathing New Air Into Nuclear Energy To Preserve Jobs And Environment The New Jersey state legislature’s vote to pass legislation to preserve its nuclear fleet is pivotal — a move that doesn’t allow short term prices to dictate the long-term fate of a generation source that is both clean and has years to … Continue reading States Are Breathing New Air Into Nuclear Energy To Preserve Jobs And Environment

Power grid operator bashes utility’s plea for Rick Perry to save coal, nuclear plants

Power grid operator bashes utility’s plea for Rick Perry to save coal, nuclear plants The grid operator that run’s America’s largest power market denounced a request from utility First Energy Thursday for an emergency order to save nuclear and coal power plants across the Midwest. “This is not an issue of reliability,” PJM Interconnection said. … Continue reading Power grid operator bashes utility’s plea for Rick Perry to save coal, nuclear plants

Energy Storage From Thin Air: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

Energy Storage From Thin Air: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet If you thought the energy storage market was all steamed up, fasten your seatbelt. A new research breakthrough from the University of Illinois at Chicago finally delivers some good news for fans of lithium-air technology, which energy storage researchers have been talking up as the … Continue reading Energy Storage From Thin Air: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet