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How To Protect the Connected Energy Grid

How To Protect the Connected Energy Grid New digital tools are transforming the energy sector, connecting everything from household appliances to electric vehicles to smart sensors, and improving the efficiency of infrastructure from transmission lines to power plants to pipelines. These technologies promise smarter, cleaner, and cheaper energy. Unfortunately, they also leave the U.S. increasingly … Continue reading How To Protect the Connected Energy Grid

#California ’s Controversial Energy – Grid Bill Advances

California’s Controversial Energy-Grid Bill Advances LOS ANGELES (CN) – In an effort to transform California’s relationship to energy markets in the western region of the country, lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a bill that would merge California into a regional energy market. Under the terms of Assembly Bill 813, California would be lumped together with up … Continue reading #California ’s Controversial Energy – Grid Bill Advances

The energy sector is driving job growth, but not where you think

The energy sector is driving job growth, but not where you think Wind, gas and storage jobs are all increasing in the energy sector, but the fastest employment growth isn’t coming from the supply side, according to the 2018 U.S. Energy and Employment Report. It’s energy efficiency that’s creating the most opportunities, the new analysis … Continue reading The energy sector is driving job growth, but not where you think

Hydrogen is the energy future

Hydrogen is the energy future Renewably generated hydrogen could supply energy storage at scales many times beyond which even the largest battery systems could attain, writes Mike Koefman; while John Ellis says it’s time for joined-up thinking on our future energy strategy There is truth in Professor Underwood’s assertion (Letters, 16 May) that nothing can … Continue reading Hydrogen is the energy future

The shifting winds of near-term renewable energy demand drivers

The shifting winds of near-term renewable energy demand drivers Historically, U.S. renewable development was driven almost exclusively by renewable portfolio standards (RPS), state-level renewable mandates that have facilitated above-market compensation for renewable generation owners. In recent years, corporate demand has emerged as an increasingly important driver, with corporate off-takers accounting for more than 30% of … Continue reading The shifting winds of near-term renewable energy demand drivers

Gas Pipelines in #Virginia ’s Reconfigured Energy Future

Gas Pipelines in Virginia’s Reconfigured Energy Future The furor over construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) continues unabated this week. News reports have highlighted legislators in Richmond joining pipeline protesters outside the state Capitol and, more colorfully, the antics of a dissident known as “Red” who has ensconced … Continue reading Gas Pipelines in #Virginia ’s Reconfigured Energy Future

Artificial Intelligence set to revolutionise energy & utilities industry

Artificial Intelligence set to revolutionise energy & utilities industry Artificial Intelligence will change the way many industries create and deliver their products and services in the future, and energy provision is one of them. A new study from consultancy Roland Berger predicts that AI can reap efficiency gains of a fifth in utilities within five … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence set to revolutionise energy & utilities industry