Byron King’s Shocking 2013 Predictions

Byron King, editor of the Outstanding Investments and Energy & Scarcity Investor newsletters, is expecting surprises in the energy sector in 2013. In this interview with The Energy Report, King discusses his forecasts for fracking’s impact on oil and gas prices, a worldwide uranium shortage and a possible change in the economics of . . . → Read More: Byron King’s Shocking 2013 Predictions

How to Pick Renewable Energy Stocks in Changing Markets: John McIlveen

It’s impossible to generalize when it comes to renewable energy investments. Therefore, investors must approach opportunities on a case-by-case—and state-by-state—basis. But Jacob Securities Senior Vice President of Research John McIlveen knows how to pick his plays in any market environment. In this interview with The Energy Report, John McIlveen names his best bets. . . . → Read More: How to Pick Renewable Energy Stocks in Changing Markets: John McIlveen

Opportunities in Clean Mining: Dallas Kachan

Cleantech companies are exploring—and exploiting—the connections between many sectors of the energy, infrastructure and other industrial markets. Dallas Kachan, principal of cleantech research and consulting firm Kachan & Co. in Vancouver, points to the emergence of “clean” mining as an important investment theme for 2012. In this exclusive interview with The Critical Metals . . . → Read More: Opportunities in Clean Mining: Dallas Kachan

John Mcllveen: Renewable Energy Shares Could Bounce Off 52-week Lows

Renewable energy stocks have not been the darlings of Wall Street, but that’s just the angle Senior Vice President for Research John McIlveen of Jacob Securities is playing for his institutional investor clientele. He sees renewables as the classic unloved value sector that could pay off big for investors over the next decade. In . . . → Read More: John Mcllveen: Renewable Energy Shares Could Bounce Off 52-week Lows

John McIlveen: Alt Energy Is Still at Value Levels

Alternative energy is a catchall axiom referring to any source of power generation and use that can replace fossil fuels, including nuclear, solar, wind and geothermal. Humankind will by necessity adopt renewable energy sources but, like all disruptive ideas, acceptance is preceded by doubt and hesitation, resolution of which comes only after systemic shocks . . . → Read More: John McIlveen: Alt Energy Is Still at Value Levels

The economics of advancing alternative energy in the United States

President Obama has made the advancement of renewable energy sources (RES-e in greenspeak) an integral part of both his environmental and economic policies, and Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens has enough belief in its potential to invest heavily in wind power. But as thirty plus years of research spending and ineffective regulations have proven, . . . → Read More: The economics of advancing alternative energy in the United States

Renewable Energy: Rewiring America Green

According to the Energy Information Administration, the production facilities that in 2006 supplied the United States with 4,064,702,000 megawatts of electricity were mainly powered by coal (49%), natural gas (20%) and nuclear energy (19%). Clean, green and renewable sources lag far behind, with hydropower supplying 7% of U.S. electricity and renewable sources such as . . . → Read More: Renewable Energy: Rewiring America Green

Why Big Oil Should Back Renewable Energy

On July 8, oilman T. Boone Pickens launched a personal initiative to promote wind power as a primary renewable energy source for the United States. Pickens wants the next U.S. president to lead the nation to 20% wind power by 2018 by tapping a “wind corridor” that runs from the Northern Midwest all the . . . → Read More: Why Big Oil Should Back Renewable Energy