09/24/2020 Weekly Energy Report Highlights


The picture below shows the process that plants use to create energy from sunlight. A breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis to produce clean energy is underway. For more, see "Sustainable and Renewable Energy" below.


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09/17/2020 Weekly Energy Report Highlights



The picture above highlights the polar dialectical battle going on for dominance in energy production. While the EIA points to the generation from fossil fuels, others point to the rise in "clean" energy production. For more, see "Geopolitical" and "Sustainable and Renewable Energy" below.


09/03/2020 Weekly Energy Report Highlights



The picture below shows damage in Louisiana from Hurricane Laura. It may be months before power is restored to all of the flooded areas. over 300,000 customers remain without power in Louisiana, with the southwestern portion of the state the most severely impacted. Some 54,000 are still impacted in East Texas. Additionally, rigs in the Gulf are still shut-in as a result of the storm. For more, see "This Week's Takeaway" below.

08/27/2020 Weekly Energy Report Highlights






New luminous Legos? A strain of Covid? Nope. The picture above shows Hydrogen atoms. Lately a media darling for energy production, hydrogen has been in the news a lot lately. But is it ready for prime time in energy generation? For more, see "This Week's Takeaway" below.

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08/20/2020 Weekly Energy Report Highlights



The picture above shows Presidential Candidate Joe Biden, whose National Energy Platform is being hailed by green energy enthusiasts and decried by petrochemical supporters. For more information, see "Geopolitical" and "This Week's Takeaways" below.

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08/13/2020 Weekly Energy Report Highlights




The picture above shows a combined wind and solar farm. Both technologies are growing quickly. In 2019, renewable energy counted for approximately 17% of US energy production. For more information, see "Geopolitical' below.

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08/06/2020 Weekly Energy Report Highlights




The picture above shows a an electric car, developed by Chinese company, Singulato. Chinese electric cars have been getting excellent reviews over the past few years and one automaker, Kandi will bring it's $13,000 auto to the US this year. For more information, see "This Week's TakeAway" below.

07/30/2020 Weekly Energy Report Highlights





The picture above shows a 250-kilowatt hydrogen fuel cell system designed to help Microsoft explore the potential of using fuel cells for backup power generation at data centers.  For more information, see "Sustainable and Renewable Energy" below.

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07/23/2020 Weekly Energy Report Highlights



Sudden pressure changes for fish travelling past a traditional dam can kill them, even if they make it past the turbine blades For more information, see "Sustainable and Renewable Energy" below.

Natural Gas in Underground Storage

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