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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

Is There Life After the Death of Portfolio Standards for Renewables?

Is There Life After the Death of Portfolio Standards for Renewables?

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Yep, it certainly appears so, particularly for solar where a record 7.3 GW of new capacity came aboard in 2015, 4 GW of which emerged courtesy of utility activity. Now we’re seeing 2016 forecasts of more than double last year’s installed capacity, as much as 16 GW of installations, of  … Read More

Can Renewable Power Sources Cut It?

Can Renewable Power Sources Cut It?

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There are plenty of reasons for businesses to invest in renewable energy sources, but investment bank Lazard thinks an integrated, balanced approach is needed. Their energy market analyses share important insights on the state of renewable energy and some interesting observations on energy storage.

You can find the pdfs here: Levelized Cost  … Read More



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