Five Energy Articles We’re Reading Today (11/1/11)
Here are five recommended reads for today (11/1/11)
- According to Bloomberg, “Republicans who criticized the Obama administration for providing U.S. backing to the failed Solyndra LLC sought such federal loan guarantees for cleaner-coal projects they favored.”
- The Solar Energy Industries Association has released its 2011 Solar Barometer, which indicates overwhelming support among the American people for solar power.
- The Guardian reports, “The state of Nebraska will open a special session of the legislature on Tuesday afternoon in a last-gasp effort to stop or re-route the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.”
- ThinkProgress Green has a “scary” Halloween factoid: “The combined profits of the Big Five oil companies — ExxonMobil, Shell, BP, ConocoPhillips, and Chevron — [have] already exceeded $100 billion this year.”
- The Chicago Tribune reports, “Solar energy collectors will be installed on up to 60 acres at O’Hare International Airport, and a service station selling alternative fuels for private and commercial vehicles will open near the airport, Chicago’s aviation chief announced Monday.”