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U.S. has brought crude oil from 80 nations into its refineries In the past 30 years, the U.S. has imported more than 91 billion barrels of oil, drawing from a large variety of sources. The EIA began carefully tracking American oil imports in 1986, meaning there is now a significant amount of historical data. From…
05.27 / 21:07
peakoil.com
The unexpectedly negative reaction of global markets to OPEC’s decision on extending crude supply cuts into next year is temporary and prices will gain ground, says Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh. Thirteen producers on Thursday agreed at the 172nd meeting of OPEC ministers in Vienna to extend an accord to scale back crude oil…
05.27 / 21:07
peakoil.com
Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), recently penned an article investigating the possibility that fossil fuels and conventional cars could be obsolete by 2030 – only 13 years away now. Given the vast quantities of fossil fuels currently used worldwide, and the huge number of conventional cars on the roads, to most [&…
05.27 / 11:08
the9billion.com
The board backed off somewhat from a stricter proposal before sending the new standards to legislators for review. Both supporters and opponents of wind power panned the rules. The post PSB would cap night turbine noise below ‘levels in a library’ appeared first on VTD…
05.27 / 09:30
vtdigger.org
The country faces acute power outages as a 3,000 megawatt power shortage grips the country. The situation turned worse after the country was hit by scorching weather since beginning of this month. From different districts said the villagers and people in towns, including big ones like Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Khulna and Rajshahi, are facing on an average 10-hour power outage a day. Low-voltage was also a problem. This power outage has apparently caused by increased use of electricity due…
05.27 / 06:09
energybangla.com
A Bangladesh delegation has briefed the UNESCO World Heritage Committee about the Rampal power plant and argued in support of taking the project forward. The briefing was held at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris on Monday. The government delegation was led by Adviser to the Prime Minister on Energy, Power and Mineral Resources Affairs Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury. The energy adviser told the World Heritage Committee that advanced technology would be used to mitigate the possible negative i…
05.27 / 06:09
energybangla.com
The state minister for Power Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid says, supplying uninterrupted power won’t be possible right now as there is inadequate supply and transmission line and some of the larger capacity power plants couldn’t come yet into production for some reasons. The state minister stated in such a way on Monday while he was talking to the newspersons at the secretariat. The whole country has been suffering from very frequent load-shedding for the last couple of days in …
05.27 / 06:09
energybangla.com
Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd. (SMD) has signed a contract with Van Oord for the manufacture and delivery of a QTrencher 1600. This contract follows the successful deployment of SMD’s QTrencher 1400 on Van Oord’s Gemini Wind Farm.  Scheduled for delivery in Q1 2018, the trenching machine will be supplied with an SMD designed umbilical winch, along with jetting and mechanical cutting tools to tackle a wide range of seabed conditions. Additional functionality includes beach operation to offe…
05.27 / 01:23
oedigital.com
Our goal: a world of 100% clean energy. Audacious? Early signs of success suggest otherwise--in fact, they demonstrate that it's possible, as well as n…
05.27 / 00:01
climatesolutions.org
iDemand Energy Storage offers charge controller that doesn't require a second inverter, saving time and…
05.26 / 22:19
altenergymag.com
Overtakes electricity generated by nuclear for the first-time…
05.26 / 22:19
altenergymag.com
SolarWorld has joined the case as the company plans for ongoing operations in a U.S. solar marketplace that remains highly distorted by state-sponsored overcapacity and exports from China and other…
05.26 / 22:19
altenergymag.com
Let's do this! City and County votes are scheduled for June 1 on a visionary energy goal that will help Portland lead the way towards a safe and healthy…
05.26 / 21:51
climatesolutions.org
NRC members will hold sessions with the public and the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel regarding NorthStar Group Services' plan for Vermont Yankee. The post Nuclear regulators to appear in Brattleboro next week appeared first on…
05.26 / 21:43
vtdigger.org
With 70% to 80% of water use being non-potable, it makes no sense to spend money on energy to clean up water and to pump water out and back from centralized municipalities, proponents of rainwater harvesting say. Anywhere from 40% to 60% of the cost ... Read more... The post Majority of Water Costs is the Energy to Move It from Here to There – So Why Do It? appeared first on Energy Manager…
05.26 / 21:08
energymanagertoday.com
Smart building owners and developers who implement energy management efforts within their buildings and organizations use sustainability and energy efficient initiatives because of the business case, which ultimately comes down to reducing energy use and spend, while improving the reliability of its energy sources – but sometimes, ... Read more... The post MGM Resorts, Other Hospitality Groups Chip Away at Energy Costs – Here’s How (And Why) appeared first on Energy M…
05.26 / 18:08
energymanagertoday.com
On May 13, 2017 California’s Independent System Operator (CISO), the state’s largest grid pulled 67.2 percent of its power from renewable energy sources. Early Saturday afternoon, renewable sources produced a record 67.2 percent of the electricity on the portion of the state’s power grid controlled by the California Independent System Operator. That figure does not include large hydropower facilities, which added another 13.5 percent. Based in Folsom, the ISO runs…
05.26 / 18:04
dailykos.com
Drillers dispatched another seven oil and gas rigs to U.S. fields over the past week, Baker Hughes said Friday, marking the rig count’s 19th consecutive weekly increase. That increase brought the nation’s active rig count up to 908, up from a record low of 404 this time last year. Five of the rigs added this…
05.26 / 18:02
fuelfix.com
A $10,000 donation to the Venice Chamber of Commerce by energy company SoCalGas helped fund the restoration of a POW/MIA mural damaged by vandals during Memorial Day weekend last…
05.26 / 17:52
pennenergy.com
DTE Biomass Energy has acquired two landfill gas-to-energy projects in Texas, purchasing both the operating Fort Bend Power Producers, LLC facility just outside of Rosenberg and the Seabreeze landfill gas development project in…
05.26 / 17:52
pennenergy.com