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May 27, 2015 — Electricity systems in the United States are so haphazardly regulated for reliability, it’s nearly impossible for customers to know their true risk of losing service in a major storm, experts ... read more

Enhancing Knowledge Crucial to Improving Energy-Saving Behaviors, Study Shows

May 22, 2015 — Increasing public knowledge and understanding about energy issues is vital if improved energy-saving behaviors are to be encouraged among individuals and organizations, a study ... read more

Fresh Milk, Off the Grid

May 19, 2015 — Milk preservation depends upon refrigeration and boiling, but in developing countries these methods are costly and often impractical due to the sporadic availability of continuous electricity. New ... read more

Real-Time Data Sharing Can Make Airports Greener and More Efficient

May 18, 2015 — Aviation engineering experts have revealed a new framework that could reduce delays, improve efficiency and cut pollution at major international airports. With increasing air traffic, rising fuel ... read more

Clean Air, Health Benefits of Clean Power Plan Hinge on Key Policy Decisions

May 4, 2015 — States will gain large, widespread, and nearly immediate health benefits if EPA sets strong standards in the final Clean Power Plan, according to the first independent, peer-reviewed paper of its ... read more

Apr. 27, 2015 — The demand for more air conditioning will also cause consumers to use more electricity causing stress on energy prices, infrastructure, and environmental policy, according to a new ... read more

Energy Consumption Rises With Automated Bill Payment

Apr. 29, 2015 — The adage 'out of sight, out of mind' applies to utility consumption, according to new research. A study of 16 years of billing records from one South Carolina electric utility found that ... read more

Climate Change: How Brits Feel About 'Smart' Energy

Apr. 27, 2015 — Reluctance to share data about personal energy use is likely to be a major obstacle when implementing 'smart' technologies designed to monitor use and support energy efficient behaviors, ... read more

Vehicle Cost, Lack of Consumer Information Hinder Purchases of Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Apr. 22, 2015 — Vehicle cost, current battery technology, and inadequate consumer knowledge are some of the barriers preventing widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles, says a new congressionally mandated ... read more

California's Solar Incentive Program Has Had Only Modest Impact on Adoption Rates

Apr. 8, 2015 — According to a new analysis, California's aggressive incentive program for installing rooftop solar-electric systems has not been as effective as generally ... read more

Shifts in Electricity Generation Spur Net Job Growth, but Coal Jobs Decline

Apr. 7, 2015 — In four years following the 2008 recession, the US coal industry lost more than 49,000 jobs, while the natural gas, solar, and wind industries together created nearly four times that amount, ... read more

For Marketers, Failing to Align Emotions of Your Ads With TV Programs May Turn Off Consumers

Apr. 6, 2015 — New research shows why marketers and ad buyers might want to opt for ads that are only moderately energetic as opposed to ads with boundless energy and pep. "When you feel low or sad, ads that ... read more

New Information System on Raw Materials Launched in EU

Mar. 16, 2015 — A comprehensive online repository of information on policies, activities and data related to the European raw materials sector has been launched online. The repository supports a series of European ... read more

When It Comes to Nuclear Disaster, Safety Really Is in Numbers

Mar. 11, 2015 — The safety of nuclear plants, as well as the medical management of acute radiation syndrome, could soon be dramatically improved thanks to a new mathematical ... read more

First in-Depth Look at Solar Project Completion Timelines

Mar. 3, 2015 — The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has gathered and analyzed data for more than 30,000 solar photovoltaic installations across the United States to better understand ... read more

The Global Energy Challenge: One Billion People Have No Access to Electricity

Mar. 6, 2015 — More than one billion people world-wide have no access to electricity to cook food or light their homes, despite the technology being in place. A study on options for getting more electrical access ... read more

Teenage TV Audiences and Energy Drink Advertisements

Mar. 6, 2015 — Researchers have examined a database of television advertisements broadcast between March 2012 and February 2013 on 139 network and cable channels and found that more than 608 hours of advertisements ... read more

Mar. 2, 2015 — The chemical signature of water vapor emitted by combustion sources such as vehicles and furnaces has been found in the smoggy winter inversions that often choke Salt Lake City. The discovery may ... read more

New Approach to Analysis of Unresolved Controversy Over Nuclear Power

Mar. 4, 2015 — A new article investigates why nuclear energy is still deployed in spite of the negative feedbacks and experiences. The researchers argue that one possible explanation for this controversy is that ... read more

Mar. 4, 2015 — Engineers propose a new 600-ton threshold that could indicate when switching to 'low carbon' alternatives may actually increase emissions. Although regions may welcome "green" ... read more

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