USEA News & Articles

May 1st, 2020

Ms. Wasantha Perera is the present Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Power & Energy in Sri Lanka. Prior to this she has served as Permanent Secretary to the Ministries of Health and, Science, Technology & Vocational Training.

April 27th, 2020
 Dear USEA Members and Friends:

 I want to begin by sharing my sympathy with our USEA members, our extended family, for all we’ve faced since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus.
April 22nd, 2020
On Wednesday, the U.S. Energy Association celebrated the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, recounting 50 actions USEA and its federal partners have taken to improve the planet over 30 years.
April 21st, 2020

A stable and reliable supply of energy is essential to maintaining critical infrastructure needed for national defense, sanitation and water supply, communication, health care, banking and credit, and the management of supply chains.

April 17th, 2020
In cooperation with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the USEA Energy Utility Partnership Program (EUPP) conducted a webinar on how utilities and energy companies are addressing the issues of COVID-19 and meeting the dynamic needs of the power sector during a global pandemic.
April 16th, 2020
In Cooperation With The United States Agency For International Development (USAID) And The Edison Electric Institute, The USEA Energy Technology And Governance Program (ETAG) Shares Emerging Best Practices From U.S. And Eastern European Utilities On Maintaining Business Continuity During The COVID-19 Pandemic.
April 1st, 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.

March 13th, 2020

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate confirmed Republican James Danly a seat on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

March 3rd, 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.

February 6th, 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.

January 28th, 2020

This article originally appeared in the Waco Tribune-Herald.

By Llewellyn King

He is an unlikely person to have reinvented foreign aid. But, in his way, that is what Barry Worthington has done. He is the executive director of the U.S. Energy Association, and he has brought hope to troubled energy companies around the globe, first in Eastern Europe and now in Africa, South Asia and Latin America.

January 24th, 2020
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.
January 10th, 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.

January 8th, 2020
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.
January 6th, 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. 

December 18th, 2019
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.
December 12th, 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.

December 10th, 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.

November 12th, 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.

November 8th, 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.