The 2016 First Presidential Debate, Who Won?

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When it comes to job creation, both candidates suggested this evening that investing in companies and infrastructure is important. Both candidates also suggested that trade is of vital importance to the economy. Trade itself is dependent on infrastructure and the energy utilized to move goods across oceans and across the neighborhood. With respect to investing, …

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FuelRod Is Taking Mobile Charging To New Heights

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The importance of energy storage has been widely discussed as the international community pivots to renewable energy generation. Despite talk of innovative power storage, advances in battery power which charge most mobile devices today are often over-looked. Virtually every handheld device runs on battery power, from the dry cell AA batteries in remote controllers to …

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Is Big Oil Going Green With Carbon Capture Technology?

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Exxon Mobil recently announced a renewed partnership with Fuel Cell Energy aimed at bringing Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) technology into mainstream usage. The two companies have been collaborating on the project for several years and the latest announcement may be seen as a re-affirmation of Exxon’s investment in the program. The process of carbon …

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Are Mergers All But Dead Under New Obama Rules?

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The U.S. Justice Department today filed an anti-trust lawsuit aimed at preventing oil service company Halliburton Co. from taking over rival Baker Hughes in a deal valued at $34.6 billion. This comes in the wake of an announcement this week regarding Pfizer’s decision to call off its $152 billion merger with Allergan owning to new …

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The European energy union: A win for both continents

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In a first step toward creating an integrated energy grid, the European Commission last week allocated € 200 million ($223 million) for cross-border energy infrastructure projects aimed at increasing the efficiency of energy transportation across European Union members. While these grants signal momentum toward a desired “Energy Union,” such a goal remains largely aspirational. Officially …

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