Energy

Solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, hydroelectric energy sources — these are the alternative energy sources that are considered “free,” offering lower carbon emissions and clean energy for the planet. However, as the old adage goes, nothing in life is truly free; alternative sources of energy must be harnessed and extracted with technology, which need financing. ImpactAlpha Energy covers the investments — from players large and small — being made to produce a greener, cleaner form of power, and the deals and growth of this industry.

 

Saudi Aramco’s stranded assets

When Saudi Arabia’s oil giant announced plans last year to sell five percent of its shares in an initial public offering, a Saudi prince estimated the value of the company at $2 trillion. Analysts now believe Aramco value is worth perhaps half,...

Growing Republican support for a carbon tax

Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III and party elders are pushing a “conservative climate solution.” In return for a $40 per ton tax on carbon dioxide, the plan would scrap the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan and protect fossil...

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