Canada’s oil industry ponders its fate as the threat of electric cars looms in the rearview mirror

Canada’s oil industry ponders its fate as the threat of electric cars looms in the rearview mirror

Geoffrey Morgan, April 3, 2017, Financial Post CALGARY –  Canada’s energy industry gathered at a petroleum museum Monday to consider how electric cars threaten oil, the country’s biggest export, especially if battery-powered cars make up 50 per cent of vehicles on the road by 2050 as projected. Peter Tertzakian, executive director of ARC Energy Research Institute  — which organized the event…

The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity

The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity

Tom Randall, Bloomberg June 2, 2016   Here are eight massive shifts coming soon to power markets. 1. There Will Be No Golden Age of Gas Since 2008, the single most important force in U.S. power markets has been the abundance of cheap natural gas brought about by fracking. Cheap gas has ravaged the U.S. coal industry and inspired talk…

Solar Powered Pump Jack for Calgary Energy Company

Solar Powered Pump Jack for Calgary Energy Company

Solar Powered Pump Jack for Calgary Energy Company Sky Fire Energy installed Alberta’s first solar powered pump jack system in 2015.  The solar PV (photo voltaic) system is powering oil wells and equipment, successful collaboration between fossil fuels and renewable energy.   Imaginea Energy Corp. is an energy company based in Calgary, Canada that produces Oil and Gas. But what’s…

Cradle to Grave: EV cars better than gas cars?

Cradle to Grave: EV cars better than gas cars?

Posted on June 15, 2016 by Matt Pressman, evannex.com Cradle to Grave: EV cars better than gas cars? Fact: the Tesla Model S is an environmentally friendly, zero emissions electric vehicle that won’t pollute the air like gas-powered cars. Carbon emissions from a gas car’s tailpipe has a dangerous impact on global warming. Okay, many get this… but just how harmful is that…

Germany Surpasses 100% Renewable Power

Germany Surpasses 100% Renewable Power

Germany Surpasses 100% Renewable Power for Brief Time Jessica Shankleman, Bloomberg May 16, 2016 Clean renewable power supplied almost all of Germany’s power demand for the first time on Sunday, marking a milestone for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s “Energiewende” policy to boost renewables while phasing out nuclear and fossil fuels. Solar and wind power peaked at 2 p.m. local time on…