This is the first in a three-part blog designed to explore opportunities for cooperatives to thrive in the newly emerging sustainable energy sector. In Part 1, I discuss the basic principles of cooperative formation and outline an initial niche-based value-opportunity for cooperative activities in the sustainable energy sector.
A recent article in USA TodayÂ quoted US Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman as saying that oil production not meeting the growth in recent demand levels was the primary culprit in the current high price of oil.Â Mr. Bodman stated, “There is no evidence that […] speculators are driving future oil prices.” According toÂ the Energy SecretaryÂ the economics […]
The new technologies that hold promise for the future need to find homes in the strategic policies of federal and state governments.
For members of the small-scale biodiesel production community, the theft of grease is a tantamount to the theft of a precious commodity.
It started with a vision of creating an organization that would serve the community as a local distribution hub for biofuels, with our initial efforts focused on the production of biodiesel.