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What Energy Harvesting Means to Smart Grid and M2M Sectors

March 17, 2015 by Christine Hertzog

New terms and jargon sometimes appear over time. “Sustainable” is one example. From a shorthand description of smart, long term practices applied to fisheries and agriculture, the term, and its conceptual basis, is now migrating into electronic component power technologies and designs.[read more]

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New York Lays Foundation for Electricity Regulation Reform

March 5, 2015 by Max Luke

Last Thursday, New York’s Public Service Commission (PSC) issued a landmark order that signaled that the State’s push to revolutionize its electric power sector is gaining steam. The order is part of an ambitious initiative known as “Reforming the Energy Vision” (REV), a regulatory proceeding that began in April 2014.[read more]

US Power Sector Needs $2.1 Trillion in Investment by 2035, Says EIA

December 22, 2014 by Jeff St. John

The US must spend $2.1 trillion for 30 years to modernize the grid and prepare for more renewable energy, according to the IEA. While the country’s “energy policy landscape has changed” since 2008, it still faces some serious barriers to reaching its carbon reduction and energy independence goals.[read more]

Galvanize Foreign Direct Investment in U.S. Clean Energy

December 22, 2014 by Devashree Saha

Cleantech and Foreign Support

The United States has made great strides in developing its clean energy sector. Clean energy investment reached $36.7 billion in 2013, increasing by nearly 250 percent since 2004. Despite the gains, the United States will need to continue investing. Where will this investment come from?[read more]

Mexico's New Power Industry Law: Implications for Clean Energy

September 9, 2014 by Justin Miller

On August 11, 2014, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto enacted secondary energy reform legislation, thus concluding a legislative process to overhaul Mexico’s energy sector that stems from a December 20, 2013 decree modifying several energy-related provisions.[read more]

Mexico's Energy Reform Not All About the Oil and Gas Sector

June 20, 2014 by Roman Kilisek
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Mexico Energy Reform

This summer, the Mexican Congress is finally expected to approve the secondary legislation tied to Mexico’s energy reform. Prior to the announcement of energy sector reforms, Mexico was characterized by a very closed oil sector regime alongside a rudimentary electricity sector.[read more]

Electric Slide: A Look at U.S. Energy Consumption by Sector

May 22, 2014 by Patrick Gerald
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US Energy Consumption by Sector

Since the 20th century, electricity generated from coal, natural gas, and petroleum has been held in high regard. This is because utility companies have been able to keep prices in check. In the 21st century however, America has seen the price of petroleum based energy increase rapidly.[read more]

What Are the Hottest Sectors for Next-Generation Energy Services?

May 14, 2014 by Katherine Tweed

Hot Energy Service Sectors

From physical assets to analytics, there is an almost endless array of activity located at the grid edge. But when it comes to things like the areas with the most innovative companies, the analytics space is quite clearly in the lead for now.[read more]