Tesla And Energy Storage: The Race To Power The Future

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Published on Forbes. What if there were a way to modernize the nation’s energy grid while also helping bolster renewable energy production? According to Tesla’s innovative mastermind, Elon Musk, the development of massive batteries, which store energy produced from renewable resources, could become a reality within the next year. Utilizing cutting edge technologies in development …

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REST Act Aims to Streamline Transportation

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Published on Fuel Fix. Members of Congress recently re-introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at ensuring efficient and expedient cross-border shipments for the trucking industry. The Residue Entries and Streamlining Trade, or REST Act, is aimed at removing an absurd regulatory interpretation by Customs and Border Patrol (CBP). At issue is a seemingly straightforward issue involving …

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Few oil trains for Keystone XL to replace, federal data show

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Published on Journal Star by Nicholas Bergin. Opponents of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline say recently released data on oil shipments by rail undermine the argument that the proposed project would displace rail as a safer means of moving crude. The U.S. Department of Energy last week released a first monthly report on the movements …

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Will Cutting Methane Emissions Curb Climate Change?

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Published on Forbes. A recent announcement by the Obama Administration targets methane emissions, especially those coming from the energy industry, while touting environmental and health benefits, regulators claim the stringent regulations will help curb climate change. Indeed, methane is the second largest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in the country. Yet, it is less …

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