Kate Mackenzie The Source: $60 oil for-and-against; Google’s energy use; nuclear revival

On Energy Source:

$60 oil: Compare and contrast

The revival of nuclear power gathers pace in Europe, but will the free market finance it?

US energy regulator softens tone on renewables

Rand: Oil imports don’t threaten US security

The internet, energy and the Columbia River

California’s 19th century wave and tidal power inventions


‘Dirty tricks’ allegation in Ivory Coast case Oil trading company Trafigura in court over Abidjan toxic waste allegations (BBC)

Clarifying ‘cap and trade’ Only 24% of Americans know the phrase relates to the environment; 29% think it is about reforming Wall St (Powerlines/Platts)

Oil prices: How much should we subtract for the storage build? One ‘exceedingly smart oil analyst’ tells Steve LeVine it could be $5 – $10 per barrel (Oil and Glory/BusinessWeek)

More on Nabucco Hungary’s switch of gas purchasing company prompts Gazprom-related intrigue (Bit Tooth Energy)

Distributed solar power plants: Two US utilities plan to install and own solar panels on the roofs of hundreds of properties (GreenTech/CNet)