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Ever Grand

September 21, 2021
Overview: Coming into yesterday's session, the S&P 500 had fallen in eight of the past ten sessions.  It closed on its lows before the weekend and gapped.  Nearly the stories in the press blamed China and the likely failure of one of its largest property developers, Evergrande.  Those that are prone to the sky-is-falling narratives refer t…
Ever Grand Ever Grand Reviewed by Marc Chandler on September 21, 2021 Rating: 5
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US Energy: Changing Dynamics

November 30, 2017
Cyber currencies and their underlying technology,  the largely self-imposed drama in the US and UK, and the North Korea's apparent acquisition of nuclear capability are among the significant macro developments this year.   There is another development that like the otherswas a long time in the making, but seem to have reached a critical mass. …
US Energy: Changing Dynamics US Energy:  Changing Dynamics Reviewed by Marc Chandler on November 30, 2017 Rating: 5
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Cool Video: Solar Roadways: Is the Future Now?

June 28, 2014
Check out this Cool Video; a compelling five minute articulation of a vision to cover various surfaces, like roads, driveways, parking lots with solar panels.  It pulls together various technologies that already exist.    
Some critics worry about the materials to be used, or the efficiency of photovoltaic cells or the practicality of covering road…
Cool Video: Solar Roadways: Is the Future Now? Cool Video:  Solar Roadways:  Is the Future Now? Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 28, 2014 Rating: 5
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Great Graphic: Solar Industry Info Graphic

April 05, 2014
My brilliant, witty, and wise webmaster (who works at one of those cool silicon valley start ups where they play beer pong in the office and the conference rooms are named after super heros) came across this great graphic on the U.S. solar industry's astounding progress in 2013 from GTM and thought she would share. 
Turns out she was right al…
Great Graphic: Solar Industry Info Graphic Great Graphic: Solar Industry Info Graphic Reviewed by magonomics on April 05, 2014 Rating: 5
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Great Graphic: Renewable Energy Solar and Wind

November 13, 2013
Solar power is becoming more competitive with conventional sources of energy. Due to economies of scale and, in part, China's overproduction, the price of solar panels has fallen dramatically. And owing to technological advancement, they are more efficient. Some industry analysts expect solar energy could provide as much as 18% of energy ne…
Great Graphic: Renewable Energy Solar and Wind Great Graphic:  Renewable Energy Solar and Wind Reviewed by Marc Chandler on November 13, 2013 Rating: 5
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Cool Video: Fracking--Costs and Benefits

September 07, 2013
This Cool Video discusses the costs and benefits of fracking in about five minutes. It serves as a good follow up to this popular graphic we posted earlier this year explaining fracking.   It was posted on Visual.ly by Philipp Dettmer here.




Cool Video: Fracking--Costs and Benefits Cool Video:  Fracking--Costs and Benefits Reviewed by Marc Chandler on September 07, 2013 Rating: 5
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Thoughts on the Week Ahead

June 09, 2013
There are many events and economic reports that can roil the market in the days ahead.  Yet, just as importantly, there are already forces at play that will shape market developments.  Here are 8 thoughts about what to expect.  
1.  The US employment data failed to have much impact on expectations the timing of the Fed's tapering.  A recent n…
Thoughts on the Week Ahead Thoughts on the Week Ahead Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 09, 2013 Rating: 5
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Great Graphic: The Increasing Competitiveness of Solar Power

June 05, 2013
This Great Graphic was posted on Monetary Realism by Michael Sankowski, who says he found it on Forbes.  It shows how the average price of installed photovoltaic solar prices for different market segments (residential, non-residential, utilities and a blended rate) and the general decline seen in a few quarters through the third quarter last year…
Great Graphic: The Increasing Competitiveness of Solar Power Great Graphic:  The Increasing Competitiveness of Solar Power Reviewed by Marc Chandler on June 05, 2013 Rating: 5
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Great Graphic: The Cost of Electricity in Europe

May 08, 2013
This Great Graphic was posted on the Economist.  It shows what households pay for a kilowatt hour of electricity in Europe.    
While Europe is integrating at different speeds on different sets of policies, and electricity can easily flow over national borders, electricity remains a very national market.   And the price of electricity varies grea…
Great Graphic: The Cost of Electricity in Europe Great Graphic:  The Cost of Electricity in Europe Reviewed by Marc Chandler on May 08, 2013 Rating: 5
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Most Energy Efficient Baseball Stadiums

April 06, 2013
My brilliant webmaster found this interesting article on the most energy efficient baseball stadiums. They are:

1. Marlins Park, Miami Marlins

2. Target Field, Minnesota Twins

3. Nationals Park, Washington Nationals

4. AT&T Park, San Francisco Giants

5. Safeco Field, Seattle Mariners

6. Miller Park, Milwaukee Brewers

7. Busch Stadium, St. Loui…
Most Energy Efficient Baseball Stadiums Most Energy Efficient Baseball Stadiums Reviewed by magonomics on April 06, 2013 Rating: 5
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Great Graphic: US Oil Output Surpassed Saudi's

March 05, 2013
This Great Graphic comes from Mark Perry's Carpe Diem blog, which I saw on the American Enterprise Institute website.   It shows that last November, the US oil production surpassed Saudi Arabia for the first time in almost a decade. 
Perry notes that the Energy Information Administration notes that last year the Saudi Arabia's was the la…
Great Graphic: US Oil Output Surpassed Saudi's Great Graphic:  US Oil Output Surpassed Saudi's Reviewed by Marc Chandler on March 05, 2013 Rating: 5
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Great Graphic: Fracking Explained

January 03, 2013
This Great Graphic was from Thomson Reuters who got it from National Geographic.  It shows how through hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, natural gas can be extracting.   The environmental risks are also presented here. 
The use of fracking and the greater exploitation of natural gas, coupled with greater oil production means that the era of relat…
Great Graphic: Fracking Explained Great Graphic:  Fracking Explained Reviewed by Marc Chandler on January 03, 2013 Rating: 5
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Great Graphic: Solar Energy and Swanson's Effect

December 30, 2012
Technological progress is live changing. Economies of scale of powerful. Combine the two and the consequences are far-reaching.  This Great Graphic comes from the Economist.   It charts the dollar price per watt of electricity generated by photovoltaic cells going back to the late 1970s. 
Essentially, the cost of photovoltaic cells need to genera…
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Great Graphic: $2 Million a Day into Solar Energy

September 13, 2012
My brilliant webmaster just found this Great Graphic on the boom in residential solar energy. According to Green Tech Media investors are putting over $2 million dollars a day into residential solar energy through Clean Power Finance. 
This.

Is.

Insane. 
Solar energy has been a frequent topic on Marc to Market. Back in January we posted about the…
Great Graphic: $2 Million a Day into Solar Energy Great Graphic: $2 Million a Day into Solar Energy Reviewed by magonomics on September 13, 2012 Rating: 5
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Great Graphic: Obama's Energy Plan

September 05, 2012
A few nights ago Ann Romney spoke about how we could trust Mitt to take America to a better place. I for one am not sure how he plans to get there with his energy plan which, among other things, criticizes the Obama administration for increasing permit regulations for new drilling. Because drilling through the crust of the earth isn't a big d…
Great Graphic: Obama's Energy Plan Great Graphic: Obama's Energy Plan Reviewed by magonomics on September 05, 2012 Rating: 5
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Great Graphic: Green Monster

August 30, 2012
When you think green and wicked big in Massachusetts you probably don't think jobs. But you should. This Great Graphic comes from Green Tech Media. In the past year Clean Tech jobs in Massachusetts grew 10 times faster than the overall economy.

Great Graphic: Green Monster Great Graphic: Green Monster Reviewed by magonomics on August 30, 2012 Rating: 5
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Great Graphic: Wind Infographic

August 16, 2012
It's National Wind Week and to celebrate Obama tweeted the following:


I could not agree more. (And neither could my brilliant webmaster who left the finance industry to go work in clean tech). Here is a great graphic she found from the DOE on Wind Energy in the US:

Great Graphic: Wind Infographic Great Graphic: Wind Infographic Reviewed by magonomics on August 16, 2012 Rating: 5
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Great Graphic: Subsidize This Great Graphic: Subsidize This Reviewed by magonomics on August 07, 2012 Rating: 5
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Great Graphic: California Renewable Energy Growth

July 26, 2012
Today'sgreat graphiccomes from brilliant webmaster who the personification of the Millennial Generation green movement, biking to work, owning a soda stream, and only drinking local beer sorta like this:

California (that state just south of the great land of Portland) utilities have had a renewable energy boom according to Green Tech Media.


Great Graphic: California Renewable Energy Growth Great Graphic: California Renewable Energy Growth Reviewed by magonomics on July 26, 2012 Rating: 5
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Hidden Water: How much do you use? Hidden Water: How much do you use? Reviewed by magonomics on July 26, 2012 Rating: 5
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