Cost Savings

Germany Invests In Renewable Energy Sources

Slumping commodity prices are putting strong pressure on mining companies to reduce the costs of doing business. Since energy costs comprise an ever-increasing portion of mining operators’ expenses, attention is focused on the price of diesel, transportation expenses to remote sites and full cost-recovery efforts by power utilities, some of whom are also facing the… Keep reading →

Wincono Wind Farm In Larnaca Cyprus

This is the latest installment in our Energy Executive Insight Series that gives executives at major energy companies an opportunity to share knowledge and experiences about the energy industry, their careers and their organizations.  What has been the biggest positive energy industry change since the start of your career?   Most notably the expansion and awareness… Keep reading →

East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

Private Companies, Federal Agencies and National Labs Join Better Buildings Challenge to Drive Greater Efficiency in U.S. Data Centers WASHINGTON, D.C. – As a part of the Administration’s effort to support greater energy efficiency through the Better Buildings Challenge, the Energy Department today announced the first data center owners and operators who have committed to… Keep reading →

Remaining US Troops In Iraq Patrol Restive Babil Province

The US military’s efforts to reduce dependence on fossil fuels may help to advance emerging energy technologies by providing them with coveted assets, such as financial backing and testing opportunities. But there is no guarantee that these technologies, as applied to military-specific conditions, will be commercial successes in a civilian context. The Department of Defense holds an… Keep reading →