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When Energy from Waste Makes Economic Sense

When Energy from Waste Makes Economic Sense

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Quantum Biopower, a waste-to-energy company in Southington, Connecticut, is prepared to make energy and environmental history. Last spring, the company received approval from the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection to build a food-waste, anaerobic digestion plant. In June, the Southington Planning & Zoning committee gave its approval for construction. When completed—scheduled for  … Read More

Post-Election Energy Forecast

Post-Election Energy Forecast

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In the wake of the election, speculation is circulating about the effects a Trump presidency will have on the energy industry. What programs will be cut? Who will lead key agencies? Which policies will take priority? The only certainty, it seems, is that nothing is certain.

Throughout his campaign President-elect Trump  … Read More

The Business Case for Sustainable Energy Systems

The Business Case for Sustainable Energy Systems

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When Bob Bechtold started along the path toward smart building a couple of decades ago, the term had yet to gain widespread popularity. Exploring his passion for renewable energy during the 1980s, he installed his first wind turbine and geothermal heating system, at his home. Later, he began to think that he  … Read More

The Future of Energy: Industry Perspectives from Erick Seelinger of PNM

The Future of Energy: Industry Perspectives from Erick Seelinger of PNM

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The energy industry is in the midst of a dramatic transformation as it reevaluates and reconfigures the way that it generates, stores, and distributes electrons.

Energy demand worldwide increases by 2% each year as our global culture becomes more energy-dependent. Meanwhile mounting concern over CO2 emissions, fossil fuel usage, and sustainability  … Read More

iPhones and Electrons: Apple Grows Energy

iPhones and Electrons: Apple Grows Energy

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We live in an era of increasing electron consciousness. It seems that this energy awareness has influenced corporate culture in that a growing number of large companies are now sourcing more of their electricity from renewable resources—and many are producing their own.

In fact, the generating capacity of corporate clean energy  … Read More

Domino Effect: Diablo Canyon’s Decommissioning

Domino Effect: Diablo Canyon’s Decommissioning

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Nuclear generation makes up about 20% of the United States’ energy supply. While nuclear plants are in-line with current carbon-free environmental goals, positive attributes, such as grid stability and consistent base load are often overlooked. As a result, today, they are struggling to compete.

In May, at a US Department of  … Read More



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