April 22nd, 2022
Electrification is the megatrend for the energy sector. Utilities are gearing up for a surge in electric vehicles and the deployment of massive electric fleets, like those of Amazon. New York State legislators...
March 25th, 2022
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has upended the global energy supply chain, producing historic levels of stress worldwide and catastrophe in Europe. The price of oil has flirted with $120 a barrel...
February 25th, 2022
Wildfires were catastrophic across the West and the Southwest last summer. Coupled with the continuing megadrought, this was a huge burden for utilities across a wide area of the country. Already it is hotter and drier than normal across much of those regions, and forecasters at the National Weather Service...
January 28th, 2022
On January 12, the Department of Energy launched its "Building a Better Grid" initiative, designed to set in motion a huge expansion of the nation’s electric grid with upgrades and new transmission lines.
December 15th, 2021
The U.S. electric utilities, from big IOUs to distribution-only rural electric cooperatives, are waiting to see how the $1 trillion infrastructure bill, which President Biden signed into law...
November 29th, 2021

What does COP26 mean for U.S. electric utilities? The high-stakes U.N. global climate change summit in Glasgow, Scotland, is over and its impact is being assessed by utilities.

November 16th, 2021

Join us as USEA and Advanced Resources International (ARI) present the results of their study-- “Increasing CO2 Storage Options with Injection of CO2 in US Shales.” The study has defined three new, large capacity settings for geologically storing CO2 in shale formations—the Niobrara Shale in the DJ Basin of Colorado, the Cana-Woodford Shale in the Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma, and the Mowry Shale in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming. These three shale formations would provide nearly 4,600 million metric tons (MMmt) of CO2 storage capacity in basins and states where CO2 storage capacity in sal

November 9th, 2021

The current national target is to reduce CO2 emissions by three gigatons per year until 2050, increase power grid sustainability and capacity, and provide sufficient power generation and infrastructure for electric vehicles. Based on analyses by Black Rock and other investment funds, carbon management, hydrogen, critical minerals development, and related technologies are part of a projected $130 trillion market revolution.