Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: energy production

source of power influences worst emissions scope

Which is the “worst” is very personal

When it comes to emissions Scopes, which is the worst? I get asked that a lot. I think it is sort of subjective and...

Infographic: Untethered assumptions

The Power Plant Rule published by EPA in May targets U.S. power produced using coal and natural gas. These sources currently constitute 60 percent...

Summer of blackouts

Two-thirds of North America could face power shortages this summer during periods of extreme electricity demand and spiking temperatures, the nation’s grid reliability monitor...

Infographic: Energy’s wild ride

250 billion sq. ft. across 100 million buildings makes up the total universe of U.S. residential floor space. RESIDENTIAL SPACE UNIVERSE 18 percent of residential...

The new energy agenda

Fighting climate change is at the forefront of President Joseph Biden’s $2 trillion renewable energy plan. While legislation will be required to fully implement...

U.S. will be an energy-exporter for the next three decades

EIA’s report came days before the Chicago Weather Service warned that a period of extreme bitterly cold weather would affect the region. Cold winters have...

When is the price of renewables prohibitive?

The annual worldwide investment in energy is more than $1.7 trillion: $650 billion in oil and gas, $300 billion in renewable electricity, and more...

Banning demon coal

One mystery of U.S. politics is why Al Gore, California billionaire Tom Steyer and the green lobby view President Obama as a disaster for...

Change is coming

Coal formed the foundation of American industrialization in the 19th century. Between 1850 and 1900, coal's consumption in America rose from 10 percent to...

Natural gas. Natural choice?

Increasing use of this cheap, clean gas means power stations across the country have reduced their carbon dioxide emissions to levels not seen since...

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