Tag: energy production

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Increasing Energy Security: Optimizing Today’s Energy Operations and Investing in Renewables for the Future

December 14, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Countries’ timelines to becoming energy secure and reaching net-zero targets have shortened. Major contributing factors include COVID-19’s impact on supply chains and the war in Ukraine. Alongside this are external influences such as COP27, or the landmark U.S. Climate Bill, […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Wind is now South Dakota’s No.1 electricity generator, but not every day

November 4, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Wind has surpassed hydroelectric power as the largest generator of electricity in South Dakota. Last year, over 52% of the electricity generated in the state came from wind turbines. That’s because of a large number of new, better turbines built […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Yes, The U.S. Is The World’s Top Energy Producer

August 8, 2018

Via: Forbes

Last night President Trump spoke to business leaders at a dinner. Daniel Dale, the Washington correspondent for the Toronto Star, posted several tweets about the dinner. In one, he wrote “Quick fact check: Trump spoke to business leaders for 14 […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Coal Production, Exports, and Prices Increased in 2017

February 19, 2018

Via: Energy Collective

EIA expects total 2017 U.S. coal production to be 773 million short tons (MMst), 45 MMst higher than in 2016 and the largest year-over-year tonnage increase since 2001. Coal prices across the United States rose as well, especially for Central […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New Solar Technology to Increase Energy Production by 30% Per Day

October 10, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

A new solar tracking technology is increasing energy production by 30% per day, adding to the return on investment of rooftop solar arrays. Edisun Microgrids, a solar technology company, and West Hills Construction, Inc. announced a partnership to develop up […]

Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Gasoline Production is Running Near Record Levels

August 22, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

Gasoline production by U.S. refiners and blenders has run near record levels over the first seven months of 2017, with four-week rolling average production well above its five-year average and close to the top of its five-year range. U.S. gasoline […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Is This The Beginning Of The End For U.S. Nuclear Power?

November 7, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

The costs pertinent to nuclear power plants are astounding. Plants cost billions of dollars to construct and then millions more based on required resources, overhead, and proper waste disposal. Bloomberg reports that the cost to build a nuclear reactor could […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, U.S.

EIA posts June 2016 Monthly Energy Review

June 29, 2016

Via: Energy Global

The June 2016 Monthly Energy Review (MER), the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) primary report of recent and historical energy statistics, was released on 27 June 2016. Preliminary estimates of residential sector energy consumption indicate that for March 2016: Read […]