The Energy Sector Gets Its First Custom-Built Blockchain

July 9, 2019

Energy Web Foundation’s long-awaited EW Chain was recently launched, as the energy sector takes a leading role in blockchain development. Read more here: https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/the-energy-sector-gets-its-first-custom-built-blockchain#gs.nxjrei

RESA Seeks Further Extension For ESCO Compliance With Revised New York UBPs

July 1, 2019

The Retail Energy Supply Association has sought from the New York PSC a further extension for ESCO compliance with the newly revised Uniform Business Practices (UBPs) that had been adopted on January 19, 2018.   Read more here:   http://www.energychoicematters.com/stories/2019061

U.S. Natural Gas Prices Have Collapsed

June 24, 2019

Since Memorial Day, U.S. natural gas prices have collapsed, making it a subdued start to the summer gas market.  Read more here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/judeclemente/2019/06/23/u-s-natural-gas-prices-have-collapsed/#9f30219286ed

Southwest Power Pool to Launch Energy Imbalance Market as Alternative to CAISO

June 20, 2019

Southwest Power Pool proposes Western Energy Imbalance Service Market to bring cost savings and grid modernization to the West, with a projected start date being December 2020.   Read more here:   https://www.utilitydive.com/news/southwest-power-pool-to-launch-energy-imbalanc

Xcel Energy Fast-Forwards Minnesota Coal Plant Closures but Extends Nuclear Window

June 17, 2019

Xcel Energy struck a deal with environmental and labor groups in the Upper Midwest that will allow it to reduce its carbon emissions while easing job losses related to coal plant retirements.   Read more here:   https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/xcel-energy-acceler

Global Wind Day 2019: Celebrating the Future of Wind Energy Around the World

June 13, 2019

June 15th marks Global Wind Day, 2019, the day we celebrate the future of wind energy around the world. Read more here: https://www.pes.eu.com/wind/global-wind-day-2019-celebrating-the-future-of-wind-energy-around-the-world/

The United States has Been a Net Exporter of Natural Gas for More Than 12 Consecutive Months

June 10, 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, U.S. net natural gas exports totaled 4.6 billion cubic feet per day, marking 13 consecutive months in which U.S. natural gas exports exceeded imports. The United States exports natural gas by pipeline to both Canada and Mexico and increasingly exports liquefied natural

The U.S. Department of Energy Announces $46 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants

June 6, 2019

U.S. Energy Secretary, Rick Perry, recently announced that the Department of Energy will award 231 grants totaling $46 million to 202 small businesses in 39 states and the District of Columbia.   Read more here:   https://www.energy.gov/articles/us-department-energy

Committing to Climate: Transformation is Underway in the US Power Sector

May 23, 2019

A series of vital developments in the climate and energy space have converged to change the field of play for power companies — making it an important moment to take notice of power sector progress on climate action. Read more here: https://www.utilitydive.com/news/committing-to-cl

Energy Industry Pleased by Trump Executive Order Expediting Pipeline Approval

May 6, 2019

The President recently signed two executive orders intended to accelerate the approval of energy infrastructure projects in the United States.   Read more here:   https://www.insidesources.com/energy-industry-pleased-by-trump-executive-order-expediting-pipeline-appr