The U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources met on Wednesday to discuss the impact of technology on the mining industry, finding that new developments have made record-breaking safety improvements in the industry.
The non-legislative hearing, “Exploring 21st Century Mining Safe... Read More »
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2016 (AEO2016), natural gas consumption is expected to increase by approximately one percent per year, increasing from current consumption levels of 28 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) in 2015 to 34 Tcf by 2040.
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ALLETE, Inc., announced the appointment on Wednesday of Al Rudeck as president of its wholly-owned ALLETE Clean Energy subsidiary
Rudeck’s appointment will be effective on July 1, as current President Eric Norberg prepares to retire.
“I feel privileged and humbled to join the ACE team who ... Read More »
Asim Z. Haque was recently sworn in as chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).
Haque was named to the position of chairman by Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich in May, and will take leadership of the agency responsible for regulating public utility services in the state of Ohio.
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The Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s Subcommittee on Environment held a hearing on Thursday to examine the impact on the state level of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, as well as the implementation and associated economic and legal issues at the national level.
“We have learned in p... Read More »
In a Thursday letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Mike Lee (R-UT), Jeff Sessions (R-AL), David Perdue (R-GA) and David Vitter (R-LA) called on the Department of Justice (DoJ) to end the use of law enforcement resources against political opponents of President Barack... Read More »
At the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) annual conference and exhibition earlier this week, top industry executives predicted that wind power would provide 10 percent of U.S. electricity by 2020.
“We’ve built an American success story that creates jobs, cuts carbon pollution and cu... Read More »
Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Chairman Donald Brandt opened the NEI’s annual meeting on Tuesday by discussing challenges to the widespread adoption of nuclear technology and encouraging increased public awareness and investment in newer infrastructure.
“The nuclear industry has the facts on... Read More »
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) detailed strong growth trends in biomass energy generation over the past five years in a report release this week.
Biomass electricity generation provided 11.3 percent of renewable power in the U.S. in 2015, and 1.6 percent overall. Biomass generat... Read More »
Con Edison announced the launch of a new software platform on Tuesday that allows its New York City customers to estimate the potential savings they can earn by upgrading to more energy efficient technology solutions.
The microsite, called Manage Energy, allows users to virtually tour up to 10 c... Read More »