Happy 4th of July! Here are some interesting facts about this holiday:
Mild weather and high levels of solar output resulted in a daytime peak lower than in the middle of the night one day in the New England ISO. Distributed solar energy output neared capacity one early afternoon. Grid demand from approximately 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Employment in the oil sector remains stagnant even with rising oil prices, most notably for engineering and science professionals. Less than 10% of jobs lost since 2014 have been recovered, most of those in the extraction fields.
Amory Lovins - physicist, environmental scientist, writer and cofounder of Rocky Mountain Institute, presented his case at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Future of Energy Summit, that the conventional wisdom regarding energy efficiency is misguided and short-sighted.
Clara Barton is one of the most honored women in American history.
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Following the attack on communication software affecting multiple U.S. pipeline companies and recent warnings of Russian attacks on the electric grid, the U.S. Department of Energy announced it is offering a grant of $25 million for projects to combat future hacks.