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Bush Sticks To GOP Mantra In Energy Plan

Bush Sticks To GOP Mantra In Energy Plan

There weren’t too many surprises from Jeb Bush when he outlined his energy strategy in Pennsylvania earlier this week. The former Florida Governor is recovering from a drop in the polls following a poor showing in the latest Republican debate and was hitting all the right notes for traditional conservatives with his standard GOP energy… Keep reading →

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oil storage Netherlands

Energy storage just got a big vote of confidence from one of the world’s largest utilities.  Energy storage at utility scale just got a $100M vote of confidence from one of the world’s largest utilities. NextEra Energy wants to be “the largest, most profitable clean energy provider in the United States,” according to Jim Robo,… Keep reading →

Preparing For A Power Outage

Iguacu Falls A Finalist In New Seven Wonders Of Nature Contest

September is National Preparedness month. Each week of September, FEMA’s website will focus on a different emergency scenario and share tips on how to be prepared in case of floods, wildfires, hurricanes or power outages. The month culminates in National PrepareAthon Day on September 30. Visit for more information. When power outages occur during severe… Keep reading →

Energy & Environment Update – September 2015 #4

As Default Deadline Nears, Congress Continues Debate Debt Ceiling Plan

Congress is focusing this week on finalizing a continuing resolution and preparing for new House Republican leadership in the wake of Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) retirement announcement.

Domestic Oil And Gas Production

America’s energy revolution means … A United States that’s more energy self-sufficient – less dependent on others, more secure in the world and better positioned to help friends abroad Economic growth and job creation – and with the right policy choices, a golden opportunity to secure American prosperity well into the future A stronger U.S.… Keep reading →

With AFP Story by Veronique DUPONT: US-E

Nobody can predict the future. But from markets to sports, so much of our world is focused on speculation. Ohio-based FirstEnergy has a habit of missing market predictions in spectacular fashion, often because the numbers it advances “prove” the political point that would most benefit the utility’s bottom line. Consider the case of Environmental Protection… Keep reading →

Water Supply Threaten In Charleston Community Of Over 300,000 After Chemical Leak

WASHINGTON D.C.— Today, as the U.S. Department of Energy prepares to kick off October’s National Energy Action Month, the department announced that manufacturers in its Better Buildings, Better Plants Program (Better Plants) have racked up an estimated $2.4 billion in cumulative energy cost savings over the last five years. Across America, manufacturers spend more than… Keep reading →

EPA Releases Final Clean Water Act Electronic Reporting Rule

SEHNDE, GERMANY - MARCH 10:  Steam rises from cooling towers at the coal-fired Kraftwerk Mehrum power plant at Haemelerwald on March 10, 2015 near Sehnde, Germany. Energy production from conventional-based resources is becoming less profitable as renewable energy production has expanded and matured in Germany in the last decade. RWE, one of Germany's biggest utilities, today warned of pending job cuts due to financial losses derived from its conventional energy production. The Kraftwerk Mehrum plant is majority-owned by Stadtwerke Hannover AG.  (Photo by Alexander Koerner/Getty Images)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week finalized its rule to “modernize” Clean Water Act (CWA) regulatory reporting requirements for municipalities, industries, and other facilities.


The last couple of years have been extremely volatile for oil, and despite the price jumping from the mid $40s to $60 a barrel in Q2, the value collapsed to $50 at the beginning of Q3. At one point, oil fell below $40</a>, according to the price index on Nasdaq, encouraging key Middle Eastern players… Keep reading →


Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (01 October 2015) – In response to fast-evolving communications and wireless technologies and the increasing risk of industrial cyberattack, the International Society of Automation (ISA) has published a fifth edition of its best-selling book, Industrial Data Communications. “Given all the emerging changes—in such areas as Ethernet-IP and routing, wireless… Keep reading →

Climate Protection - Photo Illustrations

Testing by an EU-funded research group has revealed discrepancies between the amount of energy used by Samsung TVs in official testing compared to real life. [The Independent] The world’s energy infrastructure is at risk from the extreme weather expected to result from climate change, a group of prominent energy companies has warned. [The Guardian] Spanish energy… Keep reading →

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