Ed Crooks The Source: Cleantech VC funding; US nuclear power; Asian gas prices; drilling companies in the Persian Gulf, and more

On Energy Source:

G20 reactions: the disappointment is unjustified

The causes and consequences of the oil shock of 2007-08


Clean tech venture capital funding has been plunging worldwide in the first months of 2009 (NY Times)

The oldest working nuclear power plant in the US gets its life extended, for another 20 years. It is now set to run for 60 years from its opening in 1969 (NY Times)

Thoughts about the lessons from Three Mile Island, 30 years on (Infrastructurist)

Google Earth shows where US renewable energy projects can and cannot be sited to protect wildlife (Consumer Energy Report)

Georgia backs the planned gas pipeline to the EU (Platts)

Asian LNG prices hit a new low for the year at $4.30 per million BTU, in spite of a slight delay in deliveries from BP’s Tangguh project (Platts)

…and in another sign of the gas glut, the US may not have storage room for all the LNG that companies will try to deliver (Platts)

Causing problems for US gas producers (Seeking Alpha)

Drilling rig companies in the Persian Gulf also see a gloomy outlook (The National)

And finally, MIT has slapped down the Republicans over the cost of a US cap-and-trade system for carbon dioxide emissions (WSJ)