Blog

Jan 25, 2016
Michael Sullivan
How often do you change the oil in your car? Why not more frequently or less frequently? Most of us don’t give this question a lot of thought – we just follow the recommendations of the vehicle...
Jan 19, 2016
Luther Dow, PE
I always look forward to DistribuTECH because although it’s future-oriented, it's still real-world stuff. All the presentations have utility sponsors, so consultants and vendors are talking about...
Jan 18, 2016
Nexant Product Marketing
Today’s utility DSM initiatives are continuously challenged with budgetary pressures, rising energy savings targets, regulatory reporting requirements and customer satisfaction goals. To help address...
Jan 12, 2016
James Virosco
Have you ever been walking down the aisle of a grocery store, seen an interesting package, and had the urge to pick it up to see if you could find out what polymer was used? I must confess it happens...
Dec 13, 2015
Dr. Nelly Mikhaiel
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the Lower-48 United States are expected to commence in January 2016, from the Sabine Pass facility in Louisiana. This terminal will be the first of five...
Dec 10, 2015
Marisabel Dolan
While the recent drop in oil prices has been detrimental for oil exporting countries since their budgets are highly dependent on oil export revenues, this is not the case for oil importing countries...
Dec 7, 2015
Stephanie Taboada
Bolivia currently has the second largest natural gas reserves in South America, totaling about 24 trillion cubic feet (tcf), of which close to 85 percent is located in the province of Tarija. The...
Nov 19, 2015
The recently announced merger between the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) and the Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid (ADS) is welcome news for the electric industry and consumers...
Nov 11, 2015
Josh Schellenberg
Utility planners are facing several new challenges related to balancing grid modernization priorities. While many smart grid technologies considerably improve reliability, the utility may not be able...
Oct 21, 2015
Georgina Iwamoto
Sarah Boisvert
Driven by regulation and concerns about environmental preservation and resource depletion, the solvent industry is facing a general push towards green innovation, but what does it mean to be “green...