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Matthew Koch

Yesterday, on day five of the new Administration, President Trump took steps to fulfill a campaign promise to create jobs and expand the development and use of American energy.  With the stroke of a pen, the President signed Executive actions that set in motion the steps and process needed to exp

Stephen Eule

Over the last couple of years, we’ve taken some deep dives into the U.S.

Matthew Koch

We’ve been very frustrated with the continued attempts by the Obama Administration on its way out of Washington to halt critical energy opportunities. That includes blatant political interference to delay a permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline that the U.S.

Stephen Eule

The Energy Information Administration (EIA), the statistical arm of Department of Energy, last week released its new Annual Energy Outlook 2017 (AEO2017). The AEO’s Reference Case represents EIA’s best prognostication (or educated guess—take your pick) of what energy markets—including supply, demand, imports, exports, fuel mix, prices etc.—will look like in the United States out to 2050.

Stephen Eule

On Fox News Sunday yesterday, Reince Priebus, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for White House Chief of Staff, summed up pretty well the huge challenges Rex Tillerson, the President-elect’s choice for Secretary of State, faced as CEO of ExxonMobil:

Heath Knakmuhs

Over the past few months, we have demonstrated how outdated net metering policies shift grid costs away from customers with rooftop solar panels to those without such installations.  Due to this cost shift, utility regulators in states such as Maine, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere are reexamining their net metering policies to reduce the inequitable cost shifting perpetuated by antiquated net metering policies. 

Stephen Eule

America’s energy security is at its strongest point in two decades, according to the latest edition of the Energy Institute’s Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk.

Stephen Eule

Some things have to be seen to be believed.

Susan Forrester

Did you know that small businesses and consumers across the country are falling victim to a group of criminals that are impersonating utility representatives?

Heath Knakmuhs

Should you care about net metering?  Whether you are interested in solar energy or not, the answer is YES. 

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