Hawaiian Wave Power Project Making A Splash!

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) announced in May 2014 that it will allocate $10 million in wave power projects at Hawaii’s Kaneohe Bay. This is one of the…

What you really save when you drive 55

Back in 1974, the National Maximum Speed Law was introduced to cap speed limits at 55 mph. Signed into law with the goal of saving on gasoline usage, its opponents...

Guide to understanding enhanced oil recovery

Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) refers to extraction techniques that increase the amount of oil recovered from fields.   Using EOR processes, up to 60 percent of a reservoir’s oil can be...

Your Utility’s Focus for 2013? Cyber Security

How should electric utilities be adjusting to the 21st century?  It seems with the explosion of smart grid technology across the country, and the world, utilities will now be accountable…