Posts Tagged ‘solar’

2 Mar 12 2015 @ 10:44pm by Matt Smith in Global Energy

Sunny Solar Stories

After last week’s weather-themed post about how seasons change, I am prompted this week to highlight a number of sunny solar stories, led by the elevated profile of a solar-powered plane. So from grid parity to planes to parking lots, here are some signs of solar progress being made across the globe. » read more

Comments Off on Burrito bites Jul 26 2013 @ 12:30pm by Matt Smith in Blog, Crude Oil, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito bites

Good day! Our buddies crude oil and natural gas are charging lower into the weekend, as profit-taking and fears of a Chinese slowdown weigh heavily on Texas tea. As for natural gas, temperatures for the peak of summertime are set to be very mild and meek indeed, spurring on selling. With the weekend ahoy, here are some snacks to enjoy: » read more

1 Mar 1 2013 @ 10:56am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito bites

Good day! March madness is already underway, despite it being Non-Nonfarm Friday (no jobs data ’til next week). A fearful start to the month adds a cherry to the top of crude’s bearish week, as mixed economic data sends prices spiraling lower. Meanwhile, natural gas is sticking to the mid-three dollar mark like glue, as the prospect of the end of winter mitigates the impact of it still feeling like it. Pinch, punch, first snacks of the month: » read more

Comments Off on Burrito bites Feb 15 2013 @ 10:59am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito bites

Hooray for Friday! The crude complex has traded broadly sideways as it hangs out at 4-month highs. It has been supported by ongoing geopolitical concerns, held in check by poor economic data, and left confused by varying perspectives on 2013 from EIA, IEA, and Opec. As for natural gas, it is looking beyond the currently colder conditions to focus on warmer times ahead, and the lower demand that will bring. Snacks ahoy! » read more

Comments Off on Burrito Bites Jan 25 2013 @ 10:52am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito Bites

Good day! Although we may be in the bleak mid-winter, commodityland™ has a warm fuzzy feeling as global economic data and US earnings highlight potentially better times ahead. The crude complex heartily agrees, rallying for a seventh consecutive week on the prospect of rising demand. Meanwhile, natural gas is trying to weigh up the conundrum of rollercoastering temperatures in the coming weeks, and has looped-the-loop to finish the week back where it started. Snack time:

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