Renewables, Clean Tech, and Energy Technologies – Spring 2012
The ScottMadden Energy Industry Update
Renewables Face Changing Dynamics
Cheap natural gas has spillover effects into clean tech and renewables industries. With oil prices around $100 per barrel and natural gas at $2 per MMBTU, alternative fuel and electric vehicles are getting a second look. Meanwhile, the wind and solar industries are contemplating a possible future upon the expiration of tax subsidies, complicated by low natural gas prices. Read more below.
- Solar Development: Low PV Module Prices Improve Costs but…
- Wind Development: Continuing Growth with Natural Gas Price and Policy Uncertainty Headwinds
- Electric Vehicles: Still an Uphill Climb
- Natural Gas Vehicles: Increasing Interest, Especially with Cheap Natural Gas