“energy” Charts

Renewable Energy Passes Nuclear, But 7x Behind Fossil Fuels »

Despite gains in production by renewable energy, almost doubling in its ability to produce between 2001 and 2013, and surpassing…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 370
Score: 5

Chinese investment in the US »

Chinese (nonbond) investments in the US range from minority stakes in large financial enterprises to outright purchases of small medical…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 291
Score: 4

Is Nuclear Energy Truly Dangerous? »

It turns out the dangers of nuclear energy may be severely overstated. From 1971-2009, it is estimated that 5000 died…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 145
Score: 3

Decrease in Number of Oil Spills »

The number of oil spills in U.S. water has decreased by more than 50%, from 8,354 spills in 2000 to…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 166
Score: 3

Where is climate change hitting hardest? »

Although air temperature and melting glaciers are what most people consider with respect to global warming, the atmosphere and the…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 91
Score: 2

Why You Should Buy Your Own Solar »

Robert Borlick of Harvard’s Electricity Policy Group finds that in Southern California, solar homeowners give up 80% of their project’s…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 133
Score: 2

Alternative energy no substitute for clean nuclear »

The post-Fukushima shutdown of Germany's nuclear plants is having a huge impact on electricity prices, which have jumped 50 percent.…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 65
Score: 2

The Global Cost of Climate Change »

Extreme weather is costing the world $1.2 trillion a year, wiping 1.6% from global GDP—and it will only get worse.…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 333
Score: 2

Vast Majority of Americans Support Clean Energy Over Fossil »

While Americans are split evenly on whether the government should prioritize energy production or environmental protection, an overwhelming majoirty favor…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 148
Score: 2

Saudi Texas »

Oil output has doubled in only 29 months to a 33-year high in September according to new state crude oil…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 100
Score: 2

Energy Consumption Grown Nearly 50% Since 1990 »

Global energy use has increased by over 47%, while the per person average has increased roughly 10%, in the last…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 82
Score: 2

$10 Million Per Minute to Subsidize Fossil Fuels »

The fossil fuel industry receives a combined $5.3 trillion per year in subsidies from governments across the world. This is…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 290
Score: 1

The Generational Divide on Energy »

When it comes to the future of energy in the U.S., there is a clear split on how to approach…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 103
Score: 1

How competitive is renewable energy? »

How much does it cost to produce electricity? The Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) is often used as a measure…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 44
Score: 1

Pennsylvania Voters Give Fracking a Vote of Confidence »

To frack or not to frack? That was the question until Quinnipiac released a new poll this week on Pennsylvanian…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 57
Score: 1

Solar Roadways: Making Roads that Care About the Environment »

Solar Roadways is giving new thought to how roads are made and how they should function. The innovators behind the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 60
Score: 1

ILSR: Distributed Energy Battleground States »

Grid-flipping technologies will be cost-effective long before new utility power plants and power lines reach their 40- to 50-year lifespans.…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 52
Score: 1

Oil and gas jobs are 55 percent above pre-recession levels »

In contrast to many struggling sectors of the economy, jobs in the booming oil and gas industry are 55 percent…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 208
Score: 1

Americans Overwhelmingly Support Alternative Energy »

American citizens were asked if the U.S. should solve its energy problems by emphasizing production of more oil, gas and…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 131
Score: 1

Improvements Needed to Xcel’s Proposed MN Solar Program »

Xcel Energy has published their proposed community solar program on September 30, 2013. The Institute for Local Self-Reliance has submitted…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 111
Score: 1

Are We Ready for a Solar Rooftop Revolution? »

Solar power is getting cheaper and growing faster every year. Are our utilities ready for a swarm of customer-owned solar…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 86
Score: 1

These Are The World's Biggest Fears »

Let's face it: the world can be a pretty brutal place to live. With scarce resources, conflicting ideologies and the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 126

The Effect Of Falling Gas Prices »

Since August 2014, the average price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped an impressive $0.83, making transportation a much…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 63

EPA proposal hits family income »

The EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan would cause significant damage to the economy. A typical family of four would see…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 67

Utility Scale Clean Electricity Generation »

Over 200,000 Megawatt hours of generated electricity came from renewable power sources in 2014. This is the first time in…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 61

How Energy Efficient Are You? »

Do you do all that you can to maximize your home's energy efficiency? According to a recent study by Harris…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 46

Our Most Promising Energy Sources »

Which of the world's energy sources shows the greatest potential? According to a recent Harris Interactive poll, Americans place a…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 75

Solar Is The Future »

According to the National Solar Jobs Census, solar industry employment has grown by 86% in the past five years, resulting…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 70

U.S Homeowners On Clean Energy »

Nearly 9 out of 10 people say renewable energy is important to the nation's future. This spans all demographics as…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 81

World energy consumption by end-use sector (quadrillion Btu) »

Data includes losses in electricity generation, transmission, and distribution.

ms3359
by: ms3359
views: 68

U.S. Cities With the Most Hybrid Cars Per Household (2011) »

Out of the top cities with the most hybrid cars, Californian cities take four spots. Paradoxically, California also has some…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 27

What Are Americans' Energy Priorities? »

Despite the recent growth of domestic energy production, Americans remain committed to the idea of developing alternative energy sources. Nearly…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 62

Where Does Our Electricity Come From? »

When you flick on a light or check your email, you are using electricity. What but natural resources are used…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 338

America's Excessive Energy Consumption »

For certain, Americans use more than their fair share of energy. Each American consumes almost five times the worldwide average…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 93

Germany's Clean Power Revolution »

Twenty-five percent of Germany's power now comes from renewables. Even better, 47% of this wind and solar energy is owned…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 221
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