Finance

TREND: Wind Power Becalmed?

U.S. wind power appears becalmed, partially stymied by transmission constraints, and also by financing difficulties in the current recession. Read the details at the links below. The wind industry lobby,…



Nuclear Loan Guarantees Have Failed

One of the key features of the highly touted 2005 Energy Policy Act was a large pool of loan guarantees designed to jump-start a renaissance in nuclear power in the…


Utilities Survive Credit Woes, So Far

So far, U.S. electricity generators have managed to survive the current credit slump and financial collapse. Things could get far worse if the economy continues to deteriorate and credit markets…