How a Historically Warm February Affected Energy Prices: What to Know This Week
What You Need to Know About Energy Prices This Week With an average temperature of 41.2°F across the contiguous United States, last month ranked behind only February 1954 (41.4°F) as the second-warmest February since record keeping began in 1895, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
President Trump Expected to Withdraw US from Paris Climate Accord: What to Know This Week
What You Need to Know About Energy Prices This Week
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Last year, renewable energy sources represented more than half the new power capacity around the world . While this is an important step toward achieving a clean energy future, successfully integrating this large amount of renewable generation into the current U.S. transmission system – in a safe and reliable manner – is currently a monumental challenge. The intermittent nature of both wind and solar challenges our ability to fully depend on these resources. As we see in Figure 1, not only is wind energy variable, but it can also defy forecasting – even “hour-ahead” forecasting.
All About Geothermal Heating Systems and How They Save Energy
Learn how geothermal systems work to deliver earth’s ground-heat indoors and how they can serve as alternative cooling systems.
I’ve Always Noticed A Black Diamond On My Tape Measure, But Had No Idea Why Until Now
Carpenters must know this, but a whole lot of other people do not.
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
How energy storage can improve solar economics for businesses and non-profits
Utility companies charge residential customers for how much energy they use. This is measured in kilowatt-hours (kWh) by the customer’s meter. Non-profit, commercial, and large industrial customers…
Meet 'Mr. Handsome,' the Internet's Favorite Overweight Cat
A Facebook picture posted by the shelter gave the 31 pound cat his moment of glory.
What is 'Building Energy Drift' and How Much Does it Cost Your Business?
If you own a car, you know that ignoring routine maintenance could put both your car and your safety at serious risk—brakes would stop working, tires would fall apart, or the car would simply stop running. Any of these problems would be significantly more expensive to fix retroactively than what it would cost to perform routine maintenance. Even failing to provide routine tune-ups and oil changes would bring down gas mileage and end up costing you more money.
Tornado Safety Tips: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe
The Midlands is at risk for severe weather, including the possibility of tornadoes. Here's some safety tips, courtesy of South Carolina Emergency Management, that could keep you safe.