WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2017 – “Since it is not a question of ‘if’ but a question of ‘when’ the power grid will face significant physical and cyber threats, resiliency should be a priority for our electricity system.”
WASHINGTON, March 28, 2017 - President Donald Trump signed a far-reaching Executive Order (EO) Tuesday designed to roll back many Obama-era energy regulations and create new American jobs in the energy sector.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2017 - National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) CEO Jim Matheson welcomes the Trump administration’s commitment to “eliminating” the Clean Power Plan that was designed to limit power plant carbon emissions for the first time. But the former seven-term Utah congressman also tells Agri-Pulse that he expects NRECA member co-ops to continue investing heavily in renewable energy and energy efficiency.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 - Changes in America’s energy profile are affecting U.S. employment in key sectors of the economy, according to the Department of Energy’s 2017 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER).
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 - In addition to keeping wholesale power prices relatively stable in 2016, the low cost of natural gas contributed to a shift toward increased natural gas-fired electricity generation, largely at the expense of coal-fired generation, according to data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).