A recent study by the Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory has revealed that, while many agree expansion of transmission infrastructure is necessary to keep energy costs down, the economic benefits are understated and under-appreciated by grid planners, reports Utility Dive.  “Many existing transmission planning approaches are likely understating the economic value of newContinue Reading

An avalanche of factors, ranging from Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine to a recent fire and subsequent closure of a Texas natural gas export facility, is propelling global demand for natural gas to critical levels, reports Bloomberg.  “This is the 1970s for natural gas,” says Kevin Book, managing director at ClearViewContinue Reading

Job growth in net-zero aligned energy fields, ranging from clean energy to energy storage, accounted for over 40% of total U.S. energy job growth in 2021, reports EnergyWire. The electric vehicle industry saw some of the greatest growth, with employment skyrocketing 26%. Energy jobs have been gradually rebounding after record-low energyContinue Reading

Ford Motors announced new plans to convert three existing plants to build new electric vehicle and gas-powered models, a move which the company says will create nearly 6,200 new jobs across Michigan, Ohio and Missouri, reports CNBC. In addition to the facility upgrades and new positions, Ford says nearly 3,000 temporaryContinue Reading