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Research Shows Net Energy Analysis Should Become A Standard Policy Tool
2014-06-26 03:25:53

By Mark Shwartz, Stanford University Policymakers should conduct "net energy analyses" when evaluating the long-term sustainability of energy technologies, according to new Stanford University research. Net energy analysis provides a quantitative way to compare the amount of energy a technology produces over its lifetime with the energy required to build and maintain it. The technique can complement conventional energy planning, which often focuses on minimizing the financial cost of...

2014-06-25 12:23:39

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navigating state energy policy becomes easier today with the launch of PowerSuite, the only fully integrated set of online tools for tracking energy legislation and regulatory proceedings across all 50 states. PowerSuite's easy-to-use interface allows users to search, track, and collaborate on the energy policies that matter to them. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130820/DC67136LOGO "With much of energy policy determined...

2014-06-25 08:24:28

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Energy Research released today a report assessing the implications of the federal government's anti-coal policies. The report, "Protect the American People: Moratorium on Coal Plant Closures Essential," was co-authored by Dr. Roger Bezdek and Dr. Frank Clemente and comes in the wake of the EPA's newly proposed greenhouse gas regulations, which will force electricity providers to reduce their emissions of carbon dioxide....

2014-06-24 08:23:56

Execs focused on accelerated growth strategies, transforming business models; Cite energy costs, regulatory landscape, cyber-threats as significant challenges HOUSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More and more energy executives believe the United States can attain energy independence within the next 15 years, eliminating the U.S. dependency for foreign energy sources, according to the results of the 12(th) annual Energy Industry Outlook Survey conducted by the KPMG Global Energy...

2014-06-23 16:22:12

DALLAS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At its 82(nd) Annual U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting yesterday, the nation's mayors renewed their longstanding commitment to fight climate change by reducing carbon emissions, promoting energy independence and efficiency and developing renewable energy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110125/MM36443LOGO Conference President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson joined with other USCM leaders to sign a revised agreement that for the first time...

2014-06-21 23:02:28

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Nuclear Energy Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-2018)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 Nuclear power has been used to produce electricity for public distribution since 1954 and electricity generated via nuclear power reached its highest level of 3280 terawatts hours in 2011. However, the growth rate of electricity produced via nuclear energy reduced marginally in 2012 as a result of an accident at the...

2014-06-20 23:07:48

Admirals Bank, a leading national provider of residential solar and renewable energy financing, is set to exhibit at PV America 2014 in Boston, MA to showcase its solar loan products and web-based installer sales tools. The Bank, which is also headquartered in Boston, is excited to have this year’s show in its home town and will be hosting a ‘happy hour’ on Tuesday, June 24th, from 3:30-5:30pm (EST) featuring an iPad drawing,* local draft beer and New England lobster rolls served...

2014-06-20 23:03:06

Today marks the final day of Energypath 2014, Pennsylvania’s largest sustainable energy conference, continuing with the conference portion of the week-long educational event, featuring: sustainable energy seminars, an expo with a diverse group of exhibitors and a science fair for middle school and high school students, presented by Community Energy, Inc. Reading, PA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Fifteen projects were submitted by high school and middle school students focusing on renewable...

2014-06-19 23:01:59

Nora Mead Brownell, co-founder of ESPY Energy Solutions, LLC and former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission member, received the 2014 Epstein Award at the Energypath 2014 keynote dinner. Each year at Energypath, Sustainable Energy Fund presents the Epstein Award to recognize an individual's contributions over a lifetime in moving society towards a sustainable energy future. Reading, PA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Brownell’s distinguished career includes work as a member of the...

2014-06-19 12:23:28

Nearly Half of U.S. States Represented in Efforts to Promote Advanced Energy Legislation and Regulation WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a national association of businesses making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable, continues to grow its State Coalition with today's announcement of two new state partners, the Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA) in Pennsylvania and Alliance for Clean Energy New York...


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