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Make no mistake Virginia’s upcoming gubernatorial election is perhaps the most important – and most contentious – on the ballot this November. This was in full display as two candidates with very different ideologies convened at Consumer Energy Alliance’s (CEA) Virginia Energy & Opportunity Forum this past week in Arlington. As the Washington Post reported, […]
Worldwide geothermal power generating capacity will hit 12 gigawatts by the end of the year, according to a report published this week.
As smart meters become more widely accepted in the United States, utilities are beginning to invest in smart meters with additional capabilities that will make it more cost effective to transport electricity across the grid.
Texas grid planners said Tuesday that the state’s power system is well prepared to handle extreme weather through the winter.
China’s power generation capacity is expected to double by 2030, with renewable energy making up more than half the new plants, according to a study released Tuesday by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
The Houston-Galveston Area Council wants to improve the city’s air by trading diesel guzzlers for battery-pack trucks.
Texas should consider requiring additional electricity reserves to ensure that the system stays reliable, according to a new report issued Tuesday that was sponsored by NRG Energy.
A series of hot showers, stove-top cooking, blinds angled the wrong way and repeated opening of doors can boost the temperature of a home and add energy-intensive air conditioning work, TXU said.
As the Texas power industry and its regulators debate how to generate enough electricity to accommodate a growing population’s demands, they also are looking at ways to reduce that demand when it’s highest.
This is a final guest post of Kris de Decker, founder and writer at Low-tech Magazine, an internet publication highlighting the need for elegant yet simple sustainable energy technologies. We published a number of most interesting in-depth energy artic…