Objections to Demand Response are Ludicrous

Demand response is making national news thanks to some disconcerted utilities and a New Mexico senator. Utilities, including FirstEnergy and several New England generators, are petitioning the Federal Energy Regulatory…

Christie Trying to Make NJ More Polluted?

As a New Jersey native, I often receive ridicule about being from what some believe to be a “grimy state.” Governor Chris Christie seemed determined to turn this notion into...

Benefits and costs of residential demand response

Always thought to be the more controversial side of demand response (DR) and energy management plans, the idea of utilities and energy companies employing residential demand response programs in the...

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...