Sometimes when firms conduct layoffs, it’s seen as being part of the regular course of business.
Credit card fraud is on the rise in the United States. In 2014 alone, nearly 32 million customers had their credit card accounts breached. While the majority of credit card fraud incidents (45 percent) were related to online or card-not-present transactions, in which thieves used stolen card numbers to make online purchases, the second most… Keep reading →
When operators pull oil out of the ground, it often comes up with copious amounts of natural gas. This “associated gas” can be captured and brought to market, creating an additional revenue source for operators. But if no gathering infrastructure or other methods of capture are deployed, operators either vent the gas to the atmosphere… Keep reading →
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers have won 33 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in recognition of exceptional new products or processes that were developed and… Keep reading →
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo plans to order state regulators to mandate that, by 2030, half of all power consumed by New Yorkers be generated from renewable sources. [The NY Times] A senior Ukrainian energy official has revealed that the attack on transmission towers that cut off the delivery of electricity from Ukraine to Crimea also… Keep reading →
How a simple change to grid rules could add 3 cents per kilowatt-hour to the value of rooftop solar One of the benefits of distributed energy resources like rooftop solar is that they generate power where it’s consumed, and don’t need to use high-voltage transmission lines to transmit power. So why are distributed energy resources… Keep reading →
This article will help you find strategies to help you save energy during the cool fall and cold winter months. Some of the tips below are free and can be used on a daily basis to increase your savings; others are simple and inexpensive actions you can take to ensure maximum savings through the winter.… Keep reading →