Climate Change Failure?

October 19, 2015
Attitudes towards climate change vary. Some have doubts, but even fish know better as they migrate north to cooler waters. Meanwhile advocates agree that human influence is clear, but they are...
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Protecting the U.S. Electric Power Grid from Attack

October 13, 2015
Industry experts recently testified before Congress that more needs to be done to protect the nation’s electric grid from natural disasters, cyberattacks, physical threats and planned sabotage. Recent news stories...
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Energy Efficiency and the Clean Power Plan

October 5, 2015
It’s been two months since the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Final Rule for the Clean Power Plan (CPP). Even if you haven’t read all 1560 pages yet, you...
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Low Oil Prices: Opportunity or Barrier for U.S. Industry?

September 28, 2015
Crude oil prices have dominated headlines and industry attention over the past year. In 2014 and continuing in 2015, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to unconstrained...
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What Role Can Biomass Play in the EPA’s Clean Power Plan?

September 22, 2015
Although the administration’s finalized Clean Power Plan was released in early August, EPA is still actively grappling with the rules regarding biomass feedstocks as a compliance option under the Plan....
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Post-Event: What Will EPA’s Ozone Rule Mean for the Energy Sector?

September 21, 2015
On September 16th, 2015, OurEnergyPolicy.org (OEP) hosted a panel event moderated by Mark Drajem of Bloomberg News on EPA, ozone and the energy sector at the National Press Club in...
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The Case for Nuclear Central Station Power

September 9, 2015
 “Sustainable future” advocates seem to believe that solar, wind and hydro-electricity will eventually make up close to 100% of our energy generation, but there are benefits to having “central station”...
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What Will EPA’s Ozone Rule Mean for the Energy Sector?

September 1, 2015
After years of discussion and delay, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to finalize ozone standards in the coming weeks. It's a rule long in the making: EPA's decision...
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Thermoelectrics: Converting Waste Heat to Power?

August 24, 2015
NASA has used thermoelectric energy, or the conversion of waste heat to electricity, for decades to power spacecraft and the Mars Science Laboratory Rover. However, thermoelectric energy has attracted minimal...
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A Regional Approach to Offshore Wind?

August 18, 2015
According to The Department of Energy (DOE), the United States has 4,000 GW of offshore wind energy potential, with the strongest winds located off the North Eastern Atlantic Outer Continental...
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