America’s First Nuke in 19 Years

America’s First Nuke in 19 Years

By Stephen Petranek
Posted November 23, 2015

The nuclear power plant disaster in Fukushima, Japan nearly four years ago set off a tidal wave of plant closings around Europe. But it wasn’t enough to quash plans for new nukes in the United States. Stephen Petranek has more on the newest power plant opening in the Tennessee Valley, and the precautions engineers are taking to prevent a nuclear disaster on the home front.

Time to Play the Oil Rebound

Time to Play the Oil Rebound

By James Rickards
Posted October 23, 2015

The oil industry is being dragged down by oversupply and weak demand. Small producers are going out of business and a wave of energy-related bond defaults is about to wash over the fixed-income markets. Jim Rickards reports…

Why the Middle East is About to Blow Sky High

Why the Middle East is About to Blow Sky High

By Greg Canavan
Posted October 9, 2015

60-odd years of US energy politics in the Middle East is now bringing in a meager harvest. Greg Canavan reports…

Chart: The Evolution of America's Energy Supply

Chart: The Evolution of America's Energy Supply

By Jeff Desjardins
Posted August 25, 2015

Jeff Desjardins reports on the history of America’s energy supply, sorted by the share of each energy source…