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News and Policies, U.S.

How America Should Promote Energy Innovation in the Face of Extreme Weather

October 19, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

The extreme weather events of the 2017 hurricane season have brought home yet another reminder of the devastating effects of our changing climate. Climate change is a challenge that ultimately requires a global solution. As veterans of the Obama Administration, […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

OPEC chief says global oil demand will pass 100 million barrels per day by 2020

October 19, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

OPEC General Secretary Mohammad Barkindo said Thursday that oil markets are rebalancing at “an accelerating rate” and that he foresaw “no peak” for oil demand for “the considerable future.” Speaking at the Oil & Money conference in London, Barkindo said […]


Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

CleanChoice Energy Launches New York City Office

October 18, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CleanChoice Energy, a renewable energy company providing 100% clean electricity to customers across the country, announced it has opened a Manhattan office to develop new solar software and clean technological innovations. The new […]


News and Policies, State

NRG Stops Plan for California Gas Plant

October 17, 2017

Via: Power Magazine

NRG Energy has stopped development of a proposed natural gas plant in Oxnard, California, after two state regulators earlier this month recommended the California Energy Commission (CEC) reject the project. NRG on October 16 asked the CEC to suspend its […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Novel Power-to-Gas Tech Begins Testing in the US

October 16, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Last month, a team of researchers and engineers quietly installed a first-of-its-kind energy reactor on a campus of a government lab just west of Denver, Colorado. The device — a 25-foot-tall, thin mass of industrial silver pipes and tanks — […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil will crash to $10 a barrel with electric vehicle revolution, strategist says

October 13, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

Oil prices are poised to crash to just $10 per barrel over the next six to eight years as alternative energy fuels continue to attract more and more investors, Chris Watling, chief executive of Longview Economics, told CNBC on Friday. […]


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 […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Why Do We Need Grids Today To Further Grow Renewables?

September 25, 2017

Via: CleanTechnica

Grids are needed to further increase the share of renewable energy sources in the system. We are in the middle of an energy revolution. The rate of change is massive, even if most of it goes unnoticed by many of […]


News and Policies, World

SolarStratos: First Solar-Powered Plane To Journey Into Space

August 22, 2017

Via: CleanTechnica

Having succeeded in making the first ever solar-powered round-the-world trip in 2012, the team behind PlanetSolar, the largest solar-powered boat in the world, have now set their sights on another solar-powered first — a journey into space. To further demonstrate […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear Energy Institute – Industry Finds More Ways to Enhance Nuclear Plant Operations

August 21, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

The nuclear industry has released three new efficiency bulletins (EB) in support of theDelivering the Nuclear Promise initiative, bringing the total number of bulletins issued since the program began to 62. The efficiency bulletin Standard Indicator Central Database (EB 17-17) will provide a central database […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Offshore Oil and Gas Has Experience and Innovative Technology To Help US Offshore Wind

August 17, 2017

Via: Renewable Energy News

While last week’s Offshore Wind Executive Summit was formulated in order to illuminate the offshore wind business opportunities that offshore oil and gas supply chain companies could take advantage of, it was clear during the conference that the US offshore […]


News and Policies, State

5 Important Questions About New York’s Energy Market Reform

August 16, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

It’s been over three years since New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision effort began. Under the initiative, regulators, utilities and third-party technology companies are coming together to recalibrate and optimize New York’s electricity market with distributed energy resources. There are […]


News and Policies, State

Duke Energy Renewables Purchases First New York Solar Project

August 15, 2017

Via: Power Engineering

Duke Energy Renewables has purchased its first renewable energy project in New York. The 24.9-MW Shoreham Solar Commons project on Long Island, currently under construction in Brookhaven by Invenergy, is one of the largest solar projects in the state. When Shoreham […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

After Failure of Summer, Nuclear Backers Seek Federal Aid

August 15, 2017

Via: Power Engineering

Proponents of nuclear power are pushing to revive a failed project to build two reactors in South Carolina, arguing that the demise of the $14 billion venture could signal doom for an industry that supplies one-fifth of the nation’s electricity. Even […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

4 Emerging Trends in U.S. Offshore Wind Technologies

August 14, 2017

Via: Renewable Energy News

Is offshore wind the next big thing? It could be for the United States. As global project costs continue to drop, America is building on the momentum of its first commercial offshore wind farm. The Block Island Wind Farm, off the […]