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  • The transformation of the U.S. Energy Sector

    The US is consuming energy considerably more efficiently and with lower emissions than just five years ago thanks to a slew of modern technologies that are changing decades-old patterns, research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance and industry group the Business Council for Sustainable Energy find in a new report. The Sustainable Energy in America 2013 Factbook portrays a dynamic and rapidly ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • US senator John Kerry on transforming our power

    I don"t think there are many people left who really question that we need a major transformation in the way we produce power, the disaster in the Gulf being the latest wakeup call for anyone who was still sleeping. It was the most recent reminder that 40 years after Richard Nixon started talking about "energy independence," we"re still stuck or moving backwards -- our economy constantly rattled ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Efficiency, Natural Gas, Renewables Transforming US Energy

    The US is consuming energy considerably more efficiently and with lower emissions than just five years ago thanks to a slew of modern technologies that are changing decades-old patterns, research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance and industry group the Business Council for Sustainable Energy find in a new report. The Sustainable Energy in America 2013 Factbook portrays a dynamic and rapidly ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • Majority of Energy Execs See U.S. Oil Over $121 Per Barrel This Year; Shale Expected to Have `Transformative` Impact: KPMG Survey

    Energy executives expect continued volatility in the price-per-barrel of oil for the remainder of the year, with most (64 percent) predicting crude prices to exceed $121 per barrel.  The executives also foresee shale oil and gas having a transformative effect on helping to meet the world's energy needs, according to the results of the 9th Annual Energy Survey conducted by the ...


    By KPMG International

  • IEA report sees scope for transformation of Asia-Pacific natural-gas market

    Amid region's growing reliance on imports, Developing a Natural Gas Trading Hub in Asia identifies obstacles and opportunities for establishing a gas market that reflects supply-demand fundamentals Asia is expected to become the world's second-largest gas market by 2015. And yet this market is dominated by long-term contracts in which the price of gas is linked, or indexed, to that of oil. In ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Bold, transformational energy research projects win US$151m in funding

    The Department of Energy today announced major funding for 37 ambitious research projects – including some that could allow intermittent energy sources like wind and solar to provide a steady flow of power, or use bacteria to produce automotive fuel from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide. The $151 million in funding is being awarded through the Department’s recently-formed Advanced Research ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ABB’s 15-week transformer makeover for Duke Energy `a miracle`

    When a 46-year-old GE transformer failed and a 40-year-old spare transformer with questionalble reliability was pressed into service, ABB offered the fast solution needed. When a 46-year-old GE transformer at Duke Energy’s W.C. Beckjord generating station unit 5 failed, Duke corporate engineer John Flick pressed into service a 40-year-old spare transformer of questionable reliability, and sought ...


    By ABB

  • Media Advisory: U.S. EPA to dispose of PCB waste from leaking Guam Power Authority transformers

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be conducting work to remove polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) oils from old leaking electrical transformers stored at the Guam Power Authority’s Apra Heights and Talofofo Substation facilities. EPA Region 9’s Emergency Response staff will be working with GPA and Guam EPA to drain the PCB oil from the transformers, clean the insides of the ...

  • California clean water agencies champion clean energy initiative

    The California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) is spearheading a statewide initiative to better educate the public, regulators, and local, state and federal leaders on the role they need to play in achieving new state and national clean energy goals. In Governor Jerry Brown's 2012 State of the State address, he called for "…a goal of 20,000 megawatts of renewable energy by ...

  • Chilkoot lumber company and owner fined $9,500 for leaking pcb transformers in Haines, Alaska

    Chilkoot Lumber Company, located in Haines, Alaska, and its owner, Edward Lapeyri, will pay $9,500 for improperly storing and failing to repair leaking transformers that contained toxic PCBs, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Chilkoot Lumber Company had several old electrical transformers and capacitors containing polychlorinated biphenyls—commonly ...

  • New IEA report shows technology can transform energy system but emphasises need for decisive policy action now

    A host of new technologies is ready to transform the energy system, offering the potential to drastically reduce carbon emissions, enhance energy security and generate a huge investment return, the International Energy Agency<http://www.iea.org/> (IEA) said in its flagship energy technology publication launched today. The book, Energy Technology Perspectives ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Clean Tech Job Trends 2009

    As the ’green jobs’ trend evolves from political platform to economic reality, the industry driving it - clean tech - is becoming one of the country’s key markets for growth and job creation. In its first look at the state of clean-tech jobs in the U.S. and globally, Clean Edge, Inc., a leading clean-tech research and publishing firm, this week releases Clean Tech Job Trends 2009. The report ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Oil in water removal specialists for utilities

    The Mercer International Compliance Master oil/water/solids separator design is well known in the electric utility industry for high-performance and its versatile design features. We offer a full line of innovative rectangular and cylindrical units from 10 to 7,500 gpm as well as existing system retrofits and API & ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Oil/Water separators for the electric utility

    Mercer International's Oil Water Separators are well known in the electric utility industry for their high-performance and versatile design features. They offer a full line of innovative rectangular and cylindrical units from 10 to 7,500 gpm, as well as existing system retrofits and API or concrete separator up-grades. ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Energy projects transform trash to green power / landfill gas projects protect health while fueling industry and job creation (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized six landfill methane capture projects and partners for their innovation in generating renewable energy and protecting the climate and people’s health by reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. EPA has assisted with more than 490 landfill gas energy projects over the past 16 years, transforming waste into a green community asset. ...

  • Will clean energy lead to the next generation of Asian Tigers?

    Renewable energy has the potential to transform Asian society, but only if its leaders can take it to the next level. This piece originally appeared in the Jakarta Post. The West created the automobile, led the space race, and ...

  • Pavilion Energy Resources, Inc., Clean Renewable Energy

    Pavilion Energy Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PVRE) is entering a transformative phase from junior explorer to major projects developer. ACCELERATED WIND POWER FUNDING: With the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima in Japan destroying confidence in nuclear power worldwide and conflagration in the Middle East threatening to interrupt oil supplies, thus potentially destroying various ...


    By Marketwire

  • Obama announces steps to boost biofuels, clean coal

    President Barack Obama has announced a series of steps his Administration is taking as part of its comprehensive strategy to enhance American energy independence while building a foundation for a new clean energy economy, and its promise of new industries and millions of jobs.  At a meeting with a bipartisan group of governors from around the country, the President laid out three measures ...

  • ADB to promote clean energy with US$100m investment

    Using up to $100 million in seed capital, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping establish five private sector funds with a total target investment of up to $1.2 billion in clean energy projects in Asia. “ADB believes the success of these funds will help demonstrate the credibility of private equity in the emerging clean energy sector in developing Asia, and mobilize capital to support other ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Asian development bank creates clean energy funds

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has named five clean energy private equity funds to which it is providing up to $100 million in seed financing. The funds hope to raise a total of $1.2 billion to invest in clean energy projects in Asia. "ADB believes the success of these funds will help demonstrate the credibility of private equity in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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