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Tar Sands Outlook: Costly Opposition, In Perpetuity

Energy Policy Forum is pleased to publish a guest post by Tom Sanzillo, director of finance at the Institute for Energy, Economics and Financial Analysis. Tom is the former deputy comptroller for New York State. He has 30 years of experience in public and private finance and specializes in energy.   By Tom Sanzillo The […]

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Investment in Solar Stocks Crushed Big Oil

By Deborah Lawrence (formerly Deborah Rogers)   In October, 2014, Deutschebank issued a report stating that solar will reach grid parity in 36 of fifty US states by 2016. Solar has already reached parity in 10 states that currently account for 90% of solar electricity generation. Moreover, Deutschebank estimates that further installed capacity will grow […]

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Tar Sands Producers Face a Constellation of Risks

A new report issued today by The Institute for Energy, Economic and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and Oil Change International addresses the constellation of risks facing tar sand producers. For the first time, the financial impacts of campaigns such as public accountability surrounding the Keystone XL pipeline have now been quantified together with many other extenuating […]

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