Using Wood Biomass for Energy Production

Forest-based biomass is gaining interest as a potential renewable industrial energy source. The potential of this resource is examined through four different aspects: environmental, social, economic, and technological. Ultimately, forest biomass... Read more →

Hydropower Shapes Cooperation and Coordination

Hydropower plant construction near the borders of other countries rarely equates to equal benefits for all the parties involved. The interests and power relationships of various private and public organization with ties to water management shapes... Read more →

The Two Nations Racing To Host The Next Oil And Gas Rush

The tiny Mediterranean island of Cyprus created quite a geopolitical stir when it awarded rights to drill in the Zohr field — to Italy’s Eni, to an Eni/Total partnership, and to an ExxonMobil/Qatar Petroleum. The Zohr field contains about... Read more →

Can Nuclear Power Rise from the Chaos in Washington

Nuclear power provides about 20 percent of all electricity in the United States, and suffers not from the problem of intermittency nor the production of greenhouse gas. And although the US has the largest nuclear power generation capacity in... Read more →

Back to the Beginning: Energy Property Revisited

The availability of the energy investment tax credit under section 48 for storage facilities charged by solar energy is discussed and situations identified in which eligibility for the credit is clear. Analysis of more challenging scenarios... Read more →
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