Renewable energy: projects and prices worldwide

Renewable energy: projects and prices worldwide

The UAE’s record setting low bids for solar park development signal its potential to become a world leader in renewable energy. According to Dubai’s Clean Energy Strategy 2050, announced in 2015, the Emirate will strive to have 75 percent of its total...
In memoriam – Charles Daas

In memoriam – Charles Daas

Charlie was a dear friend, a rare friend, one who cared about his friends and everyone in a deep way. I think all his friends remember him like this. He was a friend who thinks mostly of you rather than himself. I felt he was actually grateful to know me. He was...
Dubai

Dubai

I’ve traveled to Dubai several times in recent years to research and write about the city. I became impressed with its solar energy program and, as a curious planner, intrigued by the city itself. I was invited to write a feature length article for Planning called...
LNG supply, demand and pricing

LNG supply, demand and pricing

LNG is an interesting niche in energy markets depending on many factors and regional forces. My research seeks to understand global supply and demand and the factors influencing prices. I continue writing on the topic for Oilprice.com Published articles include, The...
Remaking Union Station

Remaking Union Station

Union Station should be a top infrastructure priority of the City of Chicago. It can become the centerpiece of a highly interconnected transit system, one that serves all parts of the city, the metropolitan region and the whole Midwest. It’s the single most...