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Domestic, Electric, Energy Consumption

How To Reach U.S. Net Zero Emissions By 2050: Decarbonizing Electricity

November 12, 2019

Via: Forbes

Presidential candidates, state governments, and utilities are promoting “net zero” emissions targets to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and preserve a safe climate future by helping to limit global warming to well below 2°C. But few of them are […]


Domestic, Electric, Energy Consumption

Natural Gas And Renewables Will Rule America’s Electricity Future

October 25, 2019

Via: Forbes

As much as wind and solar are increasing, natural gas is increasing more. And gas will continue to grow faster than all other energy sources in the United States for some time. Over the past fifteen years, coal has decreased […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Domestic, Energy Consumption

U.S. Increases Its Dominance In Natural Gas Production

July 5, 2019

Via: Forbes

This article is the fourth in a series on BP’s recently-released Statistical Review of World Energy 2019. The Review provides a comprehensive picture of supply and demand for major energy sources on a country-level basis. Previous articles covered carbon dioxide […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Trump Is Lighting A Fire Under Coal But Voters Are Electing For Clean Energy

June 20, 2019

Via: Forbes

The Trump administration is trying to fulfill its promises to resurrect coal-fired power plants — a move that will likely do little to stem the wave of coal retirements or to prevent natural gas and renewables from advancing. On Wednesday, […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Domestic, Energy Consumption

3 Things To Know About The U.S. Oil And Natural Gas Industry

May 15, 2019

Via: Forbes

Obviously, there’s a lot more than just three, but let me hit on the triad of pillars. Producing at All-Time Records The U.S. shale revolution that started in 2008 has not just transformed our domestic energy outlook but also energy […]


Domestic, Electric, Energy Consumption

Green new deal electricity – what really bothers the feds

April 16, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

For more than 100 years, electricity has been reliably provided to end users through a centralized generation and transmission model. Large coal, hydro and (later) nuclear generating facilities produced huge amounts of electricity and, through a spider’s web of high […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, World

Renewable Energy In Spain: From The ‘Sun Tax’ To The Promotion Of Collective Self-Consumption

April 15, 2019

Via: Forbes

A few weeks before the general elections, the Spanish Government approved on Friday 5 a Royal Decree that regulates the new conditions for self-consumption of electricity, which encourage collective self-consumption and establishes a simplified mechanism for compensation of self-produced and […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

U.S. Energy After 2020: Between Fossil Fuels And Climate Change

March 29, 2019

Via: Forbes

America’s energy future hangs in the balance. Robert Mueller’s report cleared President Donald J. Trump of collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential elections, and it appears not to find sufficient evidence to bring charges for possible obstruction of justice. […]


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

If U.S. Emissions Rose In 2018 Despite Clean Energy Growth, How Can We Meet Climate Goals?

March 4, 2019

Via: Forbes

New research finds the United States’ energy mix is rapidly decarbonizing largely due to economics, as coal-fired generation keeps retiring in favor of cheaper clean energy additions, but U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions still rose 2.5% in 2018. Although that […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Domestic, Energy Consumption

UAE energy minister and Siemens CEO agree it’s time for the US to move on from coal

February 11, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Energy industry leaders issued calls for a greater commitment to developing renewable energy sources during the 2019 World Government Summit in Dubai — and some honed in specifically on the U.S. coal industry as an obstacle to those goals. Siemens […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, World

Germany, Struggling To Reduce Emissions, Will Phase Out Coal Within 20 Years

February 1, 2019

Via: Forbes

After months of acrimony, controversy and speculation, the task forced charged with proposing how Germany can stop burning coal finally came out with its recommendation this week. Given its place in the spotlight, the resulting furore was perhaps not surprising. […]


Domestic, Electric, Energy Consumption

Why a Focus on Energy Consumption Alone Fails to Produce Great Results

January 23, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Mandates to improve resource use often focus only on resource consumption. You hunt through bills, map your energy costs to energy use, and before long, you’re knee deep in everyone’s favorite swamp – data – waiting for the savings to […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

US sets new record for petroleum demand

November 19, 2018

Via: Energy Global

The US also set October records for gasoline demand at 9.5 million bpd; refining and petrochemical demand for liquid feedstocks, naphtha, and gasoil at 5.1 million bpd; and refinery throughput at 16.6 million bpd. “Strong petroleum demand is a continued […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Yes, We Should Conserve Energy

August 30, 2018

Via: Forbes

Earlier this month, the Trump Administration announced that it would replace fuel efficiency standards enacted by the Obama Administration in order to make cars safer and more affordable. The new proposal unveiled by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Report: Cheap Natural Gas and Renewables Could Close Half of U.S. Coal Fleet by 2030

August 16, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

The U.S. coal power plant fleet has been shrinking for years, with the official tally of coal plants closed exceeding those still open as of late last year. Another 43 gigawatts, or about 18 percent of the remaining 249 gigawatts […]