Five Energy Stories Worth Reading Today (8/29/13)

Here are five recommended reads for today (8/29/13).

  1. Bloomberg New Energy Finance analyzes the question, “Will Old King Coal Continue to Be a Merry Old Soul?”
  2. According to EDF, “Environmental Defense Fund and the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association recently joined the North Carolina Utilities Commission Public Staff and environmental colleagues in reaching an agreement with Duke Energy on its new incentive mechanism for energy efficiency investments.”
  3. The Hill reports, “An oilman who advised Mitt Romney’s White House campaign said part of the Keystone XL pipeline’s mission — to carry oil from fields in North Dakota and Montana — has become obsolete.”
  4. According to Climate Progress, “Over 4,500 customers in northeast Ohio have pledged to buy electricity from offshore wind turbines seven miles off of Cleveland’s shore in Lake Erie.”
  5. Bloomberg reports: “Wind-power installations in Germany, the home of turbine makers Siemens AG (SIE) andNordex SE (NDX1), rose 14 percent in the first half even as projects at sea were set back by installation and connection delays, an industry lobby said.”