The Clean Energy Conundrum

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0000

The worldwide movement toward a clean energy future is barreling ahead. Most clean energy advocates seem to focus on wind and solar power as their resources of choice, and it shows, as the installed capacity

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Future May Not Be as Rosy as It Seems for Natural Gas [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 13:44:14 +0000

The natural gas industry is doing quite well and the future looks bright to many observers. “We’re at a really great moment for the natural gas industry in the U.S. Production is growing dramatically. Shale continues to provide tremendous improvements technologically, bringing the cost down and growing the production, extending access to U.S. gas. At […]

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Nuclear Power Needed for Clean Energy Future

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 30 May 2019 14:37:37 +0000

“Without action to provide more support for nuclear power, global efforts to transition to a cleaner energy system will become drastically harder and more costly,” Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), wrote in his foreword to the IEA’s recently released report titled Nuclear Power in a Clean Energy System. The report […]

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UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 07:01:14 +0000

A UN report said North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in bribery to survive.

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After 2 years of waiting, Americans will see Mueller report

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:35:30 +0000

After 2 years of waiting, Americans will see Mueller report

WASHINGTON  — After nearly two years of waiting, America is getting some Trump-Russia answers straight from Robert Mueller.

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Power Companies Refute Findings of Widespread Coal Plant Groundwater Contamination

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:31:43 +0000

An estimated 91% of U.S. coal power plants that submitted groundwater monitoring data as required by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) 2015 Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) rule have unsafe levels of one or more contaminants, a collaborative analysis of the monitoring data by several environmental groups suggests.  The March 4 report is significant because power […]

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SSS: Colmenares claim based on old COA numbers

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:27:55 +0000

The Social Security System (SSS) on Thursday said its cumulative uncollected contributions and penalties had reached only P13.8 billion as of 2017 based on the latest Commission on Audit (COA) report, not P437 billion since 2010 as claimed by a senatorial aspirant.

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Prepare for More Distributed Energy Resources [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 23:38:36 +0000

Paul DeCotis, senior director in West Monroe Partners’ Energy and Utilities practice, was a guest on The POWER Podcast. West Monroe, in partnership with Greentech Media, conducted a survey of more than 1,700 utility customers, 140 utility executives and managers, and more than two dozen regulators in major markets across North America. Its findings were […]

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Trump calls report on FBI probe of him ‘most insulting’

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2019 04:59:06 +0000

President Donald Trump listens as he leads a roundtable discussion on border security with local leaders, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

President Trump called “most insulting” a published report that federal law enforcement officials were so concerned about his behavior in the days after he fired James Comey from the FBI that they opened an investigation into whether he had been working for Russia against U.S. interests.

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Nuclear Power Production Up for Fifth Year in a Row

Nuclear power generation increased worldwide in 2017 for the fifth successive year according to a report released by the World Nuclear Association (WNA). Production from nuclear plants reached 2,506 TWh in 2017, more than 10% of global electricity demand. The average capacity factor for the world’s nuclear power plants increased year-over-year to 81.1%, continuing the […]

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