Five Energy Stories Worth Reading Today (12/18/12)
Here are five recommended reads for today (12/18/12).
- The Washington Post reports, “One name seems to be popping up increasingly in the chatter about possible picks to replace the likely departing Steven Chu as secretary of energy: Tom Steyer, head of Farallon Capital Management, one of the world’s biggest hedge funds.”
- Grist writes about the “irony” of the Wales National Coal Museum installing solar panels to save money.
- The Hill reports, “Outgoing Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) has some advice for the next Congress: The era of big energy bills is over.”
- Jennifer Runyon of Renewable Energy World writes that “Renewable Energy REITs or MLPs Would Unlock Billions for Project Development.”
- The Guardian reports, “A leading lobby group, Energy in Depth, has put out a ‘cheat sheet’ of pro-fracking talking points to counter any bad publicity that may arise following the release of the new Matt Damon film, Promised Land.”