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Doing it for the kids – the future of en

April 3, 2019 By David Hall            There has always been conflict between the generations. But throughout history, this has been the exception rather than the rule: whatever generational differences there have been, they have failed to affect the course of human progress. But we should not invest too much trust in the inevitability of such […]

US nuclear generation peaked in 2018, sa...

22 March 2019 Share US nuclear power plants achieved their highest level of generation ever in 2018, despite the closure of several plants since the previous peak, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). (Image: EIA) Capacity additions from plant uprates, combined with shorter refuelling maintenance cycles, enabled the country’s nuclear plants to produce […]

How to Make Your Home More Energy Effici...

FEBRUARY 12, 2019 / Written by: Aaron Kase   One of the most effective ways to lock in long-term savings on utility bills is to work on tactical energy-efficient upgrades for your home, particularly by beefing up the insulation and air-sealing to improve retention of treated air. These improvements require up-front investment, but if you’re smart about […]

PNM to Add 100MW of Solar in New Mexico ...

NEWS PROVIDED BY PNM Resources, Inc.  Oct 19, 2018, 12:41 ET ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — PNM Resources’ (NYSE: PNM) New Mexico utility, PNM, received approval on Wednesday from the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) to purchase 100 megawatts of solar generation from NM Renewable Development, LLC (NMRD) in order to continue serving the Facebook data center in New […]

Trump Administration Delivers Historic P...

18 Oct 2018 U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced three major developments in American offshore wind energy spanning from coast to coast. Continuing with the Trump Administration’s all-of-the-above energy policy, the Secretary spoke at the American Wind Energy Association’s Offshore Wind Conference and announced 1.) much-anticipated wind auction in federal waters off the […]

Google It: Nuclear Is Carbon-Free

October 16, 2018 – by Matt Wald Google just pushed its clean-energy game to the next level. The company said last week that it was already the biggest corporate buyer of renewable energy, but that this was not enough; it needed enough zero-carbon energy 24/7 to run its computer data centers, which are, of course, 24/7. […]

Duke Energy to invest $500 million in ba...

October 10, 2018 About 300 megawatts of battery energy storage slated for the Carolinas Battery storage in region will increase almost twentyfold, delivering system benefits to customers and communities Filing recently made with regulators for Madison County, N.C., project CHARLOTTE, N.C. –– Duke Energy’s advancement of battery energy storage technologies in the Carolinas includes $500 million of projects […]