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Worldwide water shortage by 2040

Two new reports that focus on the global electricity water nexus have just been published. Three years of research show that by the year 2040 there will not be enough water in the world to quench the thirst of the world population and keep the current energy and power solutions going if we continue doing what we are doing today. Show More Summary

Siemens, A German Dividend Aristocrat Is Also A Growth Story And A Better Value Than GE

By Anthony Ruben: Earlier this month, I wrote about General Electric (NYSE:GE). While I was impressed with the company, I felt the valuation was rich for most non-dividend focused investors. In the course of my research, I learned more about, and became increasingly impressed with the "German GE", Siemens (OTCPK:SIEGY). Show More Summary

CQ Roll Call Launches Fifth Policy Pulse Blog – Energy Xtra

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

CQ Roll Call announced today the launch of Energy Xtra, the fifth Policy Pulse blog on RollCall.com to be led by Randy Leonard. The new vertical will focus on energy debates related to renewable generation, efficiency, electric reliability,...Show More Summary

The Evolution Of Absolut Vodka's Advertising Strategy

Absolut has boasted some of the most creative and successful campaigns ever. Now, it's shifting focus to live events and legendary parties. In 2012, Absolut worked with the electric dance music trio Swedish House Mafia to create what...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: NUMBERS FOR THE NEW AND OLD ENERGIES (Part 1)

Primary Energy Demand of Renewable Energy Carriers; Part 1: Definitions, accounting methods and their applications with a focus on electricity and heat from renewable energies Alexander Stoffregen and Dr. Oliver Schuller, April 2014Show More Summary

General Electric: Who Said That The Growth Story Was Dead?

ByAlbert Alfonso: General Electric (GE) remains one of my top picks among the large cap industrial focused sector. The stock has a lot going for it for investors, with its 3.3% dividend yield and double-digit dividend growth rate. In...Show More Summary

Just How Big Is GE's Alstom Deal?

By Diesel: In recent weeks, a lot of attention and focus was devoted by the media to General Electric's (GE) acquisition of Alstom's (OTCPK:ALSMY) energy assets. The acquisition came with a large bill of $16.1 billion and the negotiations...Show More Summary

Question Of The Day: What Does Japan Know About Fuel Cells That We Don’t?

A new report from Reuters highlight’s the Japanese auto industry’s increasing focus on hydrogen fuel cells, a technology that has long been written off as dead by many industry observers and battery electric vehicle advocates. Reuters reports Japan’s government and top carmakers, including Toyota Motor Corp, are joining forces to bet big that they can speed […]

Toyota Unveils New Fuel Cell-Powered Car to Rival Tesla Model S

Toyota may be the maker of the most iconic hybrid vehicle of them all, the Prius, but the Japanese company refuses to go all-in on electric and is instead focusing on hydrogen fuel cells for powering its future cars. The first among them will be a 2015 sedan that has on Wednesday been priced at... Read More

Can Investors in General Electric Company Prosper Even As Sales Slide?

GE's recent sales paint a dire picture at the company, but here's what investors should really be focusing on.

Over Easy: Reform the ECPA

REFORM THE ECPA: TELL THE GOVERNMENT TO GET A WARRANT While much deserved attention has been focused on the NSA’s surveillance tactics and their legality, a separate issue that also merits more attention is the outdated ECPA (Electronic Communications Privacy Act) that provides law enforcement the ability to get access to your electronic data, such [...]

Landis+Gyr to Acquire Leading Utility Analytics Company GRIDiant Corporation

Landis+Gyr, a global leader in energy management solutions, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GRIDiant Corporation, a utility analytics company focused on the electric distribution grid. This transaction...Show More Summary

Incentives, technology making DR more attractive to customers

Demand response (DR) was first implemented in the United States in the 1970s, as a component of the energy conservation focus of demand-side management (DSM) programs to encourage consumers to use less electricity during peak hours or to shift their energy use to off-peak times. Utilities have run residential direct load control (DLC) programs as Continue reading ?

Why General Electric Is In My Retirement Portfolio

By Regarded Solutions: Today I am going to focus on General Electric (GE), which happens to be a key component within all of my retirement portfolios, including our newest one, BTDP, or "Buy The Dips Portfolio". Before I get into the...Show More Summary

General Electric: Income Investors Need To Know Value Pricing And How To Boost This Yield

ByRichard Berger: There has been a lot of focus lately in the news about General Electric's (GE) pursuit of Alstom (OTCPK:ALSMY). All this is simply a distraction. Mr. Immelt has already summarized the company position regardless ofShow More Summary

Brookhaven Lab smart grid workshop focuses on resiliency during emergencies

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

With extreme weather events on the rise, electric utilities in our region have learned that careful strategic planning is essential to providing reliable power to their customers, including those who provide critical services to others. Show More Summary

Volvo To Conduct Electric Road Study With Focus On Inductive Charging

Coming off its study of stationary vehicle wireless charging, Volvo will turn its attention toward on-road charging of its Hyper Bus diesel-electric in a year-long study with partner Swedish Transport Association. Autoblog reports the two parties will build a 300- to 500-meter section of electrified road that would use inductive charging for the PHEV’s batteries […]

Stanford, MIT scientists find new way to harness waste heat

Vast amounts of excess heat are generated by industrial processes and by electric power plants. Researchers around the world have spent decades seeking ways to harness some of this wasted energy. Most such efforts have focused on thermoelectric...Show More Summary

Toyota abandons long-range EV plans to focus on hydrogen fuel cells – report

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Toyota has turned its back on developing long-range electric cars in favour of focusing on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, the company’s North American boss has revealed. Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz told Automotive News the Japanese car maker has conceded that battery-powered electric vehicles are only viable in specific and limited applications, following two [...]

NASA Tweets More Stunning 'Cosmos' Photos for Episode 10, 'The Electric Boy'

Cosmos' latest episode, "The Electric Boy," blends science with an aspirational tale by focusing on the man who figured out how to turn electrical currents into mechanical motion: Michael Farraday. Farraday wasn't technically a scientist when he made the amazing discovery. Show More Summary

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