Energy Quote of the Day: “Before you get Mugged by Reality, Take Out an Insurance Policy. It’s the Reagan Way.”

“Before you get mugged by reality, take out an insurance policy. It’s the Reagan way.” Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz is urging climate change doubters to at least take out an insurance policy when it comes to carbon emissions and climate change. Shultz argues for sustained support for energy research and development and […]

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Wrightspeed Hybrid-Electric Trucks are the Cutting Edge of Truck Design

Wrightspeed Powertrains of San Jose, CA is a pioneer in developing hybrid-electric powertrains for heavy duty trucks. This next-generation design provides superior power, performance, fuel efficiency, and the lowest emissions for heavy duty trucks that operate in some of the most challenging and fuel guzzling applications. There are many advantages to hybrid-electric vehicles that are […]

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Methane Hydrate are a Promising New Energy Source

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Methane hydrates are getting increased attention as a major new source of clean hydrocarbon energy. These enormous deposits of natural gas have never been developed commercially, but research and development has been promising, and expectations are that the gas could begin coming to market within a decade. Known as flammable ice, methane hydrates are molecules […]

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GE and Statoil Announce Collaboration

General Electric (GE) and Norway’s Statoil have announced a strategic collaboration to advance more environmentally friendly and economically sustainable technologies for oil and gas production. GE and Statoil have a long history of working together and both share a commitment to improving their environmental footprints. The program is focused on technology innovation that will allow […]

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