Nancy Pfund

Chevron estimates that the abundance of cheap natural gas in the US will be short-lived, according to one of its key strategy staff.

Andre Peterhans, manager of strategic planning, last week told a group at the BERC Energy Symposium at UC Berkeley that “$2 gas has perhaps come and gone”. Keep reading →

The Solyndra bankruptcy led to a sudden frenzy of attention for government incentives for the renewable energy industry.

But even before the CIGS solar panel manufacturer announced it would be laying off all 1,100 of its employees and shutting down operations, private equity firm DBL Investors set out to look at the history of government incentives for the renewable energy industry and compare the numbers with data on government support of fossil fuels and nuclear power. Keep reading →