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Can Energy Companies Legally Use Drones?

August 27, 2014 by Kate Rosow Chrisman
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Dones and Energy Companies

Over the past few years, drones have undergone a radical transformation. Once the purview of the military and hobbyists, drones have become big business, with companies as diverse as humanitarian groups to big oil trying to cash in on the promised efficiency. For the energy industry, the uses are well documented.[read more]

As Cash Flow Flattens, Major Energy Companies Increase Debt, Sell Assets

August 1, 2014 by U.S. EIA: Today in Energy
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Energy Company Cash and Debts

Cash from operations for major energy companies has flattened in line with flat crude oil prices. Based on data compiled from quarterly reports, cash from operations for 127 major oil and natural gas companies totaled $568 billion, and major uses of cash totaled $677 billion, a difference of almost $110 billion.[read more]

Energy Quote of the Day: 'This has not Been Done Before,' Energy & Tech Increasingly Collide

July 20, 2014 by Jared Anderson

Energy and Tech Crunch

As energy technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, the distinction between pure-play energy companies and technology companies becomes increasingly blurred. Companies are adding computer scientists and other specialists to their pay rolls like never before.[read more]

Frictionless Energy: How Energy Companies are Finally Putting Customers First

July 8, 2014 by Matt Stewart
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Energy companies are often likened to tech companies. They share many of the same investors, are often based in tech hubs like the Bay Area, and usually emphasize innovation. Yet renovating our energy infrastructure requires a different suite of tools than developing an app.[read more]

Biomass: Not Carbon Neutral and Often Not Clean

April 10, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard
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Power companies, facing pressure to find alternatives to fossil fuels like coal, are often consider turning to biomass – an umbrella term for fuel that is newly derived from plant matter. Until recently, most people including policy makers assumed all biomass was clean and renewable.[read more]