The term shared economy is a buzzword. Today it does not seem strange to share transportation via platforms like Uber, or even to share something as intimate as our home via Airbnb. This is just another consequence of Internet technology, which has facilitated greater interconnection between people to help with their daily needs. Although these new service providers encounter … [Read more...] about 50 Shades of Grid: Why is a Shared Economy Sexy?
Recent market signals show a correlation between low oil prices and negative impacts on the renewables industry. The clearest example that has arisen in recent months is with manufacturers of solar technology in developed countries like the United States or even in China, whose shares have lost their market value at the same rate as the shares of companies in the industry oil. … [Read more...] about Falling Oil Prices: A Setback or a Blessing for Renewables?