Massachusetts has a large influence on energy policy making. Even without any congressmen or senators on key committees and without any large energy corporations in the state, it is the home of the Secretary of Energy, the EPA Administrator, and the acting FERC chairman. read more
The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Group is developing and testing a comprehensive environmental audit protocol tool that will be used to ensure continuous strong environmental performance and improvement throughout the supply chain. Show More Summary
The Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) has made clear its opposition to any form of Internet fast lane.
Good energy policy ideas can come from all corners, and Wall Street is no exception. Goldman Sachs recently served up a powerful case for action on methane in a stroke of market logic grounded in data. In a recent report, the investment bank argues that environmental regulation is more than a necessary evil when it […]
By: Severine Lebre-Badre, VP Communications, PR & Corporate Sustainability, Alcatel-Lucent “Alcatel-Lucent in Action” is the story of one year of action to transform our company and position it for innovation and growth. In June 2013,...Show More Summary
Hot weather, climate change raise risk of painful health condition Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, July 10, 2014 (CBS News) “The hotter it gets, the more people seek treatment for kidney stones, according to a new study that also predicts climate...Show More Summary
Alternative-Energy Funds See Renewed Buying by Investors; The Sector Has Been Posting Gains Again, After Big Losses Erin McCarthy, July 6, 2014 (Wall Street Journal) “While the boom in U.S. natural gas has generated excitement amongShow More Summary
Although it's unlikely they'll be unveiling any "Brian Roberts Slept Here" signs, Choice Hotels has given Comcast Business a thumbs up as a "qualified technology provider" that can be used by any of the company's 5,000 franchise properties in the U.S.
Fact Check: Wind Plant Owners Are Leaders In Cyber-Security And Grid Reliability David Ward, July 4, 2014 (American Wind Energy Association) “…Cyber-security in the energy industry is an important news story…that has little to nothing...Show More Summary
Three Reforms to Protect California's Cap-and-Trade Policy July 8, 2014 (Energy Institute at Haas/U.C. Berkeley) "California’s landmark cap-and-trade system for regulating greenhouse gases could be vulnerable to price spikes and market...Show More Summary
Last year, there was a missed opportunity to save the amount of energy produced by 133 mid-size coal-fired power plants. And it did not involve adjusting thermostats or turning off lights. Instead, the 400 terawatt-hours of wasted energy globally were sucked up by network-enabled devices. read more
Dell’s Connected Workplace program helped the company avoid 6,700 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions last year. The flexible work program — Dell says popular work arrangements include job sharing, variable work hours and working from home full-time, part-time or just occasionally as the need arises — also saved the company an additional $12 million […]
This article will gather some data about TEC community views on the global average internalized cost of using batteries as a primary energy storage mechanism. Please add your opinion so we can gather a statistically significant sample and get a meaningful indication of the consensus (or lack thereof). read more
Thirty schools and administration buildings in the Weld County School District in Colorado are getting access to a 1 Gbps private dedicated network as part of a build completed by Boulder, Colo.-based Zayo Group.
CWA Local 1298 President William Henderson III has done an about-face and now says he supports AT&T's sale of landline and U-verse businesses to Frontier Communications.
Bradley J. Bondi, Joseph J. Bial, Lex Urban, Christopher Jones, Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus While commercial fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, John Yates had his catch inspected by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission for whether it complied with size restrictions. Show More Summary
I’m always thinking of 100G when I read about Ciena, but they’ve been making a big move into the SDN world lately. Yesterday they unveiled a new prong of that attack with the release of their Agility portfolio. … [visit site to read more]
Last month's blitzkrieg advance of Al Qaeda spinoff ISIS in northwestern Iraq rattled global oil markets and politicians. Yet even as the rebel offensive appears to stall, the escalation of risk in Iraq and its neighbors could affect geopolitics, oil supplies and fuel prices for the rest of the decade. read more
Environmental Leader LLC has assembled a group of experts from across the environmental, energy and sustainability industries, including end-users, vendors, consultants and academics, that will advise on the editorial direction of its...Show More Summary
Dan Lipman The following is a guest post from Dan Lipman, Executive Director, Policy Development and Supplier Programs at the Nuclear Energy Institute. Prior to his stint at NEI, Dan was responsible for managing the global deployment of new power plants at Westinghouse. Show More Summary