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Kirk Coburn: Energy Transition

The New & Clean Energy Paradox

Being based in Houston, I was and am an anomaly here. In fact, after an inspiring speech by a...

The Social Responsibility (of Business) in the Energy Transition

"So, so you think you can tell, Heaven from Hell?" The album, Wish You Were Here, was not well...

Oilmen Drive Electric Cars Too

But it's easy to confuse the relative simplicity of energy's applications with the growing...

Alliance for Energy Acceleration

Early on it occurred to me that there will only be a few winners in the accelerator space based...

A PetroCity's Battle Cry

My family moved to Texas in 1821 to settle the promised land granted to them by the Mexican...

SURGE is taking time to smell the roses

The industry was also ripe for change. I saw four large trends when usually one is enough....

Houston's Race for the Sun

There are two outcomes for this great city and the industry that built it:

My Energy Investment Thesis #2: Unconventional Oil and Gas

Thesis #2: Unconventional Oil and Gas

My father was born in the West Texas oilfields....

New Energies and Opportunities in Light of Negative Oil Prices and the Need for Storage

OK, so it wasn't the oil producers themselves who paid. Actually, it was the gamblers who had...

How Rapid Investment in Batteries and Storage Is Changing the Energy Industry

What happens when the wind stops blowing, the sun goes down, etc., but people on the grid still...