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Jul 21, 2014
Noreen Howat
I attended a very interesting talk this morning by Peter Kiernan of The Economist Intelligence Unit who was speaking at a Grayling Brainfood Event on energy security in Europe - a particularly...
Jul 9, 2014
Bonaire Le
Will pulp and paper mills make a successful transition to become an additional source of sustainable chemical intermediates? Leveraging existing infrastructure, technology, and access to raw...
Jun 24, 2014
Bonaire Le
​ The acrylic acid industry has seen significant change over the past two decades. With the closure of acetylene-based and acrylonitrile-based plants in the 1990s, the production of acrylic acid via...
Jun 8, 2014
Jun Goh
Additional contributors include Noreen Howat & Matthew Morton According to a recent study from Northwestern University and US DOE Argonne National Laboratory , polysilicon-based solar panel...
Jun 5, 2014
Justin S. Miller
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced in mid-May 2014 the enactment of Law 1715/2014 , a measure meant to promote the development and use of renewable energy sources through their...
Jun 5, 2014
Justin S. Miller
Argentine Federal Planning, Public Investment and Services Minister Julio de Vido and US Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman signed a bilateral agreement on May 21, 2014 to strengthen and...
May 22, 2014
Justin S. Miller
Chilean President, Michelle Bachelet, unveiled her Administration’s Energy Agenda in mid-May 2014, aimed at providing for Chile a “ diversified, balanced and sustainable energy matrix ”. The new...
May 21, 2014
Noreen Howat
There have been multiple videos floating around the internet for the past few years positing the concept of solar roadways in the USA. The idea is that if the US could replace all the concrete on...
May 11, 2014
Noreen Howat
Plans by the Ministry of Commerce to impose anti-dumping duties on international solar panels could have significant potential impact on Indian PV industry growth.
Apr 17, 2014
Justin S. Miller
Latin America has become a magnet for renewable energy investment. Nexant asks why…