Over eighty percent of new wind power last year went up in states that voted for President Donald Trump. It may sound strange when Trump’s aim is to bolster coal, not wind, but what red states usually promote is individual choice and a smart use of money. Inside Energy’s Madelyn Beck reports that wind power – both large and small – is literally changing Wyoming’s energy landscape.
Electricity prices typically move in one direction: up. But for the first time in more than a decade, residential electricity prices have dropped nationally. Regionally, however, the picture can be very different. Here’s a state-by-state look at how electricity prices have changed.
Explaining the slowdown in North Dakota’s oilfield in 5 numbers and a song.
How one boomtown in North Dakota’s Bakken oilfield is trying to avoid getting into financial trouble in the bust.
Energy storage is expensive and experimental. When will it be worth it? The answers are ‘stored’ in this story by Leigh Paterson.
Oil production hinges on one big assumption: Companies extracting oil can make money. When does that stop being true?
Inside Energy’s Emily Guerin answers a basic energy financing question: What is an MLP and how does it work?