USEA Articles

Press Release
Jan 24, 2020
DOE Fossil Office Says CCUS is on precipice of major expansion, investment

Washington, D.C. – The Energy Department’s Office of Fossil Energy and U.S. Energy Association will kick off a national carbon capture roadshow across six U.S. cities on Tuesday January 28, starting in Washington.

Women in Energy
Jan 10, 2020

The Women in Energy series is a joint project between USEA and USAID that was developed out of USEA’s Engendering Utilities Partnership, a program funded by USAID to improve gender policies and gender outcomes at their respective organizations.

Executive Director Statements
From the Executive Director's Desk
Press Release
Jan 8, 2020

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY) has introduced legislation that will provide a tax incentive for new and innovative energy technologies in an effort to help the United States compete globally with technology advancements in other countries.

In a press conference Wednesday, Reed said the United States is falling behind in energy innovation and expects his bill, the Energy Sector Innovation Credit, will help the country become more like “Silicon Valley innovation: fast, disruptive, exciting, and good for consumers.”

USEA in the News
From the Executive Director's Desk
Jan 6, 2020

This article originally appeared in the Modern Wellness Guide.

By Barry Worthington

Homebuyers are motivated by keeping utility costs down and reducing their carbon footprint. While the real estate community is getting smart on energy and its impact on the bottom line, the energy industry and United States Energy Association (USEA) members are a bastion for great ways to keep power costs down and reduce impact on the environment. 

USEA in the News
Executive Director Statements
From the Executive Director's Desk
Press Release
Dec 18, 2019

Washington, D.C. — The United States energy sector is leading the world in the effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, USEA Executive Director Barry Worthington told Fox News this week.

In an interview with Fox News host Ed Henry just after Madrid hosted a global climate meeting this month, Worthington said the American energy industry is doing what other countries are simply promising.

From the Executive Director's Desk
Press Release
Dec 12, 2019

Hal Quinn, President and CEO of the National Mining Association (NMA), will be leaving the USEA Board of Directors at the end of the year. Quinn has been a Board member since 2008, the same year he took the helm at NMA. Quinn announced his retirement from NMA last spring.

Women in Energy
Dec 10, 2019

The Women in Energy series is a joint project between USEA and USAID that was developed out of USEA’s Engendering Utilities Partnership, a program funded by USAID to improve gender policies and gender outcomes at their respective organizations.

Nov 13, 2019

Robert Pritchard discussed the circumstances in Australia today with relatively high domestic prices for natural gas and electricity; the issues regarding LNG exports; various exports; coal exports; the current and future circumstances on renewables and use of nuclear power.

Pritchard specializes in International Energy Policy and Strategy. He was Founding Chairman of the Section on Energy and Resources Law of the International Bar Association.

He is a frequent speaker and author on both Australian and global energy policy issues.

Women in Energy
Nov 12, 2019

The Women in Energy series is a joint project between USEA and USAID that was developed out of USEA’s Engendering Utilities Partnership, a program funded by USAID to improve gender policies and gender outcomes at their respective organizations.

Blog
Executive Director Statements
Press Release
Nov 8, 2019

This week, President Trump nominated Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette to be his next energy secretary, replacing Rick Perry who plans to leave the helm by year’s end.

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will take up the nomination before sending it to the full Senate for approval.

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USEA in the News
Press Release
Nov 6, 2019

By Kim Axiotis, Tennessee Valley Authority

After more than 80 years of building and operating hydroelectric dams, we may be tempted to take for granted TVA’s experience in things like flood control, dam safety and river navigation. But in some parts of the world, challenges we’ve solved still exist for power providers serving their developing nations.

Executive Director Statements
Press Release
Oct 21, 2019

Lexington, KY — On Monday, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee and the University of Kentucky hosted the day-long EnVision Forum where U.S. energy industry and government leaders met to discuss top issues facing the sector.

Executive Director Statements
Press Release
Oct 18, 2019

New Orleans, LA — On the heels of U.S.-China trade talks in Washington last week, Tulane University Law School hosted its Fourth Annual U.S.-China Energy & Trade Forum this week to discuss the impact the 15-month long U.S.-China trade war has had on global energy, and expectations of a partial deal that could be reached next month in Chile.

Executive Director Statements
Press Release
Oct 18, 2019

“Few leaders have the opportunity to leave behind a legacy larger than the one of Elijah Cummings. It’s difficult to sum up his accomplishments or influence after a lifetime of public service.

Oct 10, 2019

**Questions and Responses to all Questions received regarding the RFP can be found in the accompanying PDF**

United States Energy Association

Power Africa: A U.S. Government-Led Partnership to Increase Sub-Saharan Africa’s Access to Energy

Women in Energy
Oct 4, 2019

The Women in Energy series is a joint project between USEA and USAID that was developed out of USEA’s Engendering Utilities Partnership, a program funded by USAID to improve gender policies and gender outcomes at their respective organizations.

Women in Energy
Sep 10, 2019

The Women in Energy series is a project that was developed out of USEA’s Engendering Utilities Partnership, a program to improve gender policies and gender outcomes at their respective organizations.

 

Sep 5, 2019

United States Energy Association

Promoting Domestic and International Consensus on Fossil Energy Technologies (CONSENSUS)

Cooperative Agreement #DE-FE-002415-19