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The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment. EIA programs cover data on coal, petroleum, natural gas, electric, renewable and nuclear energy. EIA is part of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Energy Theft: A Growing Problem

Energy Theft: A Growing Problem

This is not a case of masked burglars demanding that you hand over your electricity. Nevertheless, slightly more discrete thieves are stealing power at a high rate.

Industry experts estimate that $6 billion of electricity is stolen in the US each year. It ranks as the third-most stolen item, after credit

Obtaining Investment for LFGTE

Owners of landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) projects face market and regulatory drivers that are forcing LFGTE owners to consider new ways to monetize their landfill gas (LFG). This article will discuss alternatives to the electrification of LFG. Included in that discussion will be a consideration of the process for developing non-electric

Bringing Onsite Power to Hospitals – Part 1

Bringing Onsite Power to Hospitals – Part 1

The $10 million investment made sense, and would bring huge yearly energy savings to Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, PA.

And fortunately for Richard Szatkowski, corporate director of plant operations for the hospital, the members of his board of directors felt the same way. And because of that, the hospital last

Guest Commentary: Frozen Is Frozen

Guest Commentary: Frozen Is Frozen

At the end of February 2014, the United States Energy Department announced new efficiency standards for commercial refrigeration equipment. These standards will make the average commercial refrigeration unit about 30% more efficient, helping cut carbon pollution by about 142 million metric tons over the next 30 years.

Frozen Is Frozen

Frozen Is Frozen

At the end of February 2014, the United States Energy Department announced new efficiency standards for commercial refrigeration equipment. These standards will make the average commercial refrigeration unit about 30% more efficient, helping cut carbon pollution by about 142 million metric tons over the next 30 years. In the short

Bringing Onsite Power to Hospitals

Bringing Onsite Power to Hospitals

The $10 million investment made sense, and would bring huge yearly energy savings to Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, PA. And fortunately for Richard Szatkowski, corporate director of plant operations for the hospital, the members of his board of directors felt the same way. And because of that, the hospital

CHP Gaining a Foothold

CHP Gaining a Foothold

Bruce Redman Becker is a fan of combined heat and power systems. Becker is such a fan that he ordered these systems-commonly known as CHP systems-installed at the Octagon multi-family apartment building on Manhattan’s Roosevelt Island and at 360 state, a multi-family building in New Haven, CT. His architecture and

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