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Building Trust in the Utility Sector

A recent study by Accenture (“The New Energy Consumer Handbook“) delivers an important message to utility industry leaders: now, more than ever, consumers need to hear from you about how you will deliver reliable, affordable electricity to power their interconnected world. Unfortunately, most utility executives remain virtually unknown in their communities, preferring to keep their […]

The Implications of Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS)

In my previous post I pointed out the coming sea-change that will be impacting the utility sector of the U.S. economy, based on the Obama Administration’s steps to curtail greenhouse gas emissions. The President has also pledged an “all of the above” approach to solving America’s energy needs. An often-overlooked technology that is part of […]

The Implications of President Obama’s Climate Change Initiatives

Yesterday in a speech at Georgetown University, President Obama outlined what he hopes will be one of his most significant legacies: administrative initiatives to combat global climate change. Recognizing that GCC legislation will be nearly impossible, the President instead outlined steps he plans to take administratively, including significant restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from existing […]