“All of the Above” is just a cliché if not tempered by an appreciation of the strengths and weaknesses of different energy sources, and a standard basis of comparison.
Renewable energy is gaining market share, but fossil fuels–especially oil and gas–will play…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/all-of-the-above-energy-policy-must-be-weighted-by-common-sense-energy-summit-in-washington-dc-entitled-fueling-americas-future/ Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS), climate conference, Energy and Economy, Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Energy Policy, Energy Trends Insider, Environment, fuels, National Mining Association, Nuclear Energy Institute, panel on energy issues, Politics & Legislation
conversation about next-generation residential energy management offerings
Despite having technology in 150 million homes, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is often left out of the conversation about next-generation residential energy management offerings.
Maybe it’s because Honeywell is…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/new-thermostat-for-auto-demand-response-conversation-about-next-generation-residential-energy-management-offerings/ demand response, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, Green Building, thermostat, Utilities
In making that statement, Lyman questioned the credibility of the film and insulted one of my frequent Atomic Show guests, who happens to be one of the most concerned human beings I know. According to a correction posted on his blog entry, Gwyneth Cravens has responded.
Gwyneth Cravens…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/nuclear/harming-humans-by-reinforcing-nuclear-energy-fearmongering-the-union-of-concerned-scientists/ documentary, Energy and Economy, Environment, Harming Humans, News, nuclear energy, Nuclear Energy Fearmongering, Nuclear Power, Union of Concerned Scientists
If you are the average American, chances are your power bill will be lower this summer than last summer. It’s not because of falling energy prices or eco-friendly practices, but because this year is expected to be cooler than 2012, which was much warmer than normal.
The U.S. Energy…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/can-we-curb-our-addiction-to-ac-u-s-energy-information-administration/ air conditioning, electricity demand, Energy, Energy and Economy, Environment, falling energy prices, Sustainability, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Utilities
Aside from the NSA surveillance program and vacations, it’s nearly impossible to find something both parties in Congress can agree on.
But we may just have another such policy: master limited partnerships, or MLPs.
MLPs help energy project developers and investors avoid getting hit…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/mlps-renewable-energy-bargain-or-bad-deal-aside-from-the-nsa-surveillance-program-and-vacations/ congress, Electricity, Energy and Economy, energy bill, energy project developers, energy project developers and investors, Fossil fuel companies, News, NSA surveillance program and vacations, Politics & Legislation, Utilities
In its ongoing quest for repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the oil industry continues to spread misinformation about ethanol and other renewable fuels. In previous posts (here, here, andhere), I addressed three popular myths employed by Big Oil and its PR firms to confuse and cloud…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/busting-big-oil-myths-part-iv-gas-prices-oil-industry-continues-to-spread-misinformation-about-ethanol-and-other-renewable-fuels/ Agriculture, Biofuels, Energy, Energy and Economy, Energy Security, Ethanol, fuels, gas prices, oil companies, Politics & Legislation, Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), renewable fuels, RFS and biofuels
Two questions for you: how many countries in the world source their electricity 100% from renewable sources? And which major European nation that is well-endowed with renewable energy resources, is the worst at exploiting them?
The answers can be gleaned from the recently…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/eu-100-percent-renewable-energy-is-here-updated-international-energy-statistics-of-electricity-generation-from-the-energy-information-administration-eia/ Electricity, electricity generation, Energy and Economy, Energy Information Administration (EIA), enewable energy resources, eu, International Energy Statistics, renewable energy, renewable sources, Solar Power, US Department of Energy, Wind
The informal summit between the presidents of China and the United States last week yielded one very one important climate-related agreement. After years of opposing international efforts to restrict hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs – a potent family of greenhouse gases), China has now agreed to…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/china-and-u-s-agree-to-cooperate-to-reduce-powerful-greenhouse-gas-one-important-climate-related-agreement/ (HFCs), China, Cleantech, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, Environment, Environmental Policy, hydrofluorocarbons, News, Politics & Legislation, power generation, Public Health, solar energy, Solar Power
The Coast Guard recently wrapped up a hearing about the Shell drill rig that ran aground in December. The rig and its tow vessel were part of Shell’s reckless attempt to drill for oil in the wild and remote Arctic Ocean. Witnesses described the uncertified equipment that broke off the tow,…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/oil-gas-energy/six-reasons-arctic-offshore-drilling-cannot-be-done-safely-shells-reckless-attempt-to-drill-for-oil-wild-and-remote-arctic-ocean/ America’s national heritage, Arctic offshore oil drilling, Canada’s National Energy Board, Climate, Climate Disruption, e oil industry, Energy and Economy, Environment, extraordinary wildlife, Finance, News, Oil, Politics & Legislation, Reasons Arctic Offshore Drilling, Risk Management, safety, support emergency response
Momentum is building for shared renewable energy in California. Late last week the two bills we’ve been following there, SB 43 and AB 1014, passed with strong margins in their chambers of origin — marking the first time this legislation has moved beyond committee to pass in either…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/california-shared-renewable-energy-bills-gain-momentum-both-senator-alex-padilla-and-several-utilities/ California, customers, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, Environment, environmental, especially renters, Hydropower, News, Politics & Legislation, Renewables, renewables energy supply, shared renewables, Utilities, worldwide renewables energy