How The U.S. Could Achieve Energy Independence

Oil and Gas veteran T. Boone Pickens believes that the US can achieve energy independence by following his ‘Pickens Plan’. His strategy calls for the widespread use of natural gas as a transport fuel; the upgrading of the nation’s electrical grid; a greater use of renewable sources; and creating policies that will encourage energy efficiency. Maybe Mr. Boone Pickens is onto something as at the recent New York Times Energy of Tomorrow Conference all of these ideas were actually discussed. At the conference Steve Nadel, the executive…

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