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Why Tesla is Letting People Rent the Power of the Sun in Six States

Six states will soon be able to rent the power of the sun. Arizona, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New Mexico are included in Tesla’s new solar roofing...

Fueling the Future with Renewable Natural Gas in Canada

Originally by: DEREK ESTABROOK, VICE PRESIDENT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - HERITAGE GAS LIMITED Renewable energy in Canada accounts for about 17% of our total energy supply and 65% of our electricity...

From a Small Garage to Big Success: The Story of Arc Specialties

From its inception in 1983 to now, ARC Specialties has become a case study in the growth of an American entrepreneurial endeavor. Company President Dan Allford took the business...

Why Your Trash is Worth $33 Million

Awareness about responsible waste management has been on the rise over the years, but now it is on fire. In fact, it is 4,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Startup Sierra Energy, which...
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Tesla Does Not Bring the Energy In Second Quarter

Tesla Inc. stocked dipped this week upon the release of the company’s most recent quarterly earnings report. The car manufacturer did not meet analysts' expectations despite a company-record 95,356...
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Building a Better Bond: How Fibrebond is Meeting the Unique Design Demands for Generator...

Generator enclosures are evolving as the industry demands bigger, better, and more generator sets. In this episode of Building a Better Bond with Fibrebond, host Daniel Litwin sat down...
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IDENTIFYING SINGLE POINTS OF FAILURE IN SCADA SYSTEMS

Identifying Single Points of Failure in SCADA Systems Periodically reviewing your SCADA System Architecture is crucial in maintaining a reliable oil or gas pipeline system. No matter how thoroughly the...
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Striking the Delicate Balance Between Security and Functionality in Public Utilities

< In this episode of the Energy Podcast, host Sean Heath sat down with Jonathan Azarcon, executive vice president of marketing and customer solutions at iS5 Communications, to discuss the...
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ARPA-E Innovation Summit Celebrates 10 Years but Looks to the Future

The below photos are courtesy of Rachel Slaybaugh. For the tenth time, energy leaders are meeting for the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy...
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Breaking down tax reform for energy companies

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Careers Act (TCJA) is the biggest change to tax laws in more than 30 years. Under the TCJA, oil and gas companies can expect...

Protect your growing wealth for generations

If you’re a rising professional in your 30s or 40s, perhaps an executive in the booming oil and gas sector or a talented software developer, then you’re likely achieving...
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Smart Power: New uSTART Model Injects A Fresh Dose of Sustainability Into Modern Batteries

The first batteries were introduced in the mid-1700s when Benjamin Franklin used Leyden jars to manipulate electricity. Electrochemical batteries, meanwhile, arrived in the 1800s, serving as the basis for...
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A Vendor-Neutral Consultant Updates Us On SCADA in Energy Utilities

Vendor-neutral consulting is an integral facet of any pipeline system utilizing SCADA systems. This form of consulting effectively employs customer-specific standards to fit the needs of any industry, whether...
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IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING A FIRST WORLD PIPELINE SCADA SYSTEM IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY

Implementing and operating a first-world pipeline SCADA system in a developing country presents many unique opportunities and challenges. One of the unique advantages a vendor/integrator might realize when implementing a...
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Improved Sustainability & More Resiliency for the Power Grid and the Global Food Supply

In order to improve the health of our planet, businesses must act to reduce their energy usage and carbon emissions. Luckily, the foodservice, cold storage, and energy industries have...
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How Automation Helped a Houston Business Thrive

An exterior finishing system intended to protect an underlying structure from elemental infiltration while imparting an aesthetically pleasing finish, cladding provides corrosion resistance for vital infrastructure. C&J Cladding in...
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Beyond the Numbers: How Recent Tax Reform Efforts Affect the Energy Industry

On today’s episode of “Weaver: Beyond the Numbers,” Partner Rob Myatt explains how tax reform is affecting the energy industry. It’s an important topic with never-ending changes in the...
renewable energy

Are There Potential Downsides of Going to 100 Percent Renewable Energy?

Climate change has widely reported negative consequences, including exacerbating severe weather patterns, harming wildlife, and potentially worsening human conflict and migration. In an attempt to minimize these planetary changes, the Paris Agreement set the...

These Experts Think Oil Demand Won’t Peak Until 2035

Global oil demand is likely to keep rising for at least another 15 years before Asia's fast growing economies catch up to the shift from hydrocarbons to electric power, a leading...

Renewable Energy Managed Over Blockchain Would Boost Africa’s Rural Power Access

The way energy is produced and distributed is changing rapidly as the industry moves away from carbon-based energy production. Technological development in the production of alternative energy has also...
solar energy

Could This New Approach Unlock Gigawatts Of Native American Solar Energy Potential?

Native American lands across the lower 48 states are home to an estimated 17.6 terawatt-hours (TWh) of solar energy potential – a staggering amount considering total U.S. utility-scale electricity generation in 2018 was...
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Making Flying Actually Sustainable

CO2 -neutral synthetic fuels are technically feasible today and the best promise for decarbonizing aviation. The right policy instruments could turn promise into reality, writes Anthony Patt. Technologies are emerging that...
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How AI Is Saving Time and Money in Critical Infrastructure Control Rooms

"Digital transformation" might sound like a vapid buzzword, but make no mistake: when you get down to brass tacks, the digitization of long-held industry processes is providing actionable information...
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The Modern Day Gold Rush in the Permian Basin

The recent discovery of a massive reservoir of oil in the Permian Basin has led to a modern-day gold rush. The discovery in West Texas helped the United States briefly...
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AWEA 2019: What Wind Means to the Future of Energy

The American Wind Energy Association’s 2019 Windpower Conference kicked off Monday at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The conference runs May 20-23 and brings together...