Always Evolving Global Oil Technologies And Demand

December 6, 2018

Oil remains the talk of the energy world since it is the engine of global economic growth, supplying 35% of all energy used.   Read more here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/judeclemente/2018/11/01/always-evolving-global-oil-technologies-and-demand/#3b2723bb3aa9

Northwestern Energy Eyes Lower Costs as it Joins CAISO Energy Imbalance Market

December 3, 2018

NorthWestern Energy will join California's Energy Imbalance  Market (EIM) by 2021, a move the utility hopes will result in lower costs for customers and a cleaner and more reliable energy system. Read more here: https://www.utilitydive.com/news/northwestern-energy-eyes-lower-co

Why You Should Treat Every Day Like Thanksgiving

November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at MidDel!   https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/240213  

US East Coast Offshore Wind Power Advances; Preliminary West Coast Action Taken

November 19, 2018

Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey could all have offshore wind power projects come online between 2021 and 2022. Federal regulators also took preliminary steps to develop offshore wind projects on the West Coast.  Read more here: https://www.spglobal.com/platts/en/market-insigh

Electricity Markets: States Reassert Authority over Power Generation

November 12, 2018

States want the benefits of electricity markets and also want to dictate their outcomes. How federal regulators decide to strike a balance will influence the power mix for decades to come.  Read more here: https://www.utilitydive.com/news/electricity-markets-states-reassert-authorit

Cyberattacks Are Becoming A Greater Challenge For The Energy Industry

November 8, 2018

In a world connected by technology, there are more reports of cyberattacks on oil, gas and other energy-related industries as the number of entry points for hackers increases. Read more here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeanmarcollagnier/2018/10/01/the-next-cyberattack-staying-ahead-of-

How Long Will Natural Gas Be A Bridge Fuel?

October 29, 2018

The United States is probably looking at natural gas as an important bridge fuel for at least two more decades. Globally, natural gas will probably continue to grow in importance through at least 2050. Read more here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/rrapier/2018/09/09/how-long-will-natural-

U.S. Wind Turbines Are Getting Less Powerful—and That’s a Good Thing

October 25, 2018

Wind turbine manufacturers are deliberately putting the brakes on the maximum generation capacity of their turbines - holding back the peak possible power, with the result that turbines produce more electricity, not less. Read more here: https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/energy/a2312012

George Westinghouse

October 15, 2018

An American inventor and industrialist who was chiefly responsible for the adoption of alternating current for electric power transmission in the U.S. Read about George Westinghouse here:  https://www.britannica.com/biography/George-Westinghouse

NRG Chief Executive: We Need More Retail Electricity Competition

October 8, 2018

As Nevada considers opening up more retail choice, the CEO of NRG writes about the importance of competition. Read more here: https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/competition-and-the-future-of-power#gs.B884QOA