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Will The Next Natural Disaster Doom The Nation's Energy Grid?

Jessica Leader | Posted 07.14.2016 | Green
Jessica Leader

Natural disasters are, and will be, the main undoing of California's power structure. Climate change is already impacting the grid, due to significant shifts in temperature and weather patterns.

Solving the Threat to our Energy Grid

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 01.21.2015 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Founder & CTO Ziklag Systems Admiral Michael Rogers, Director of the National Security Agency and head of the US ...

Solar Energy Could Be America's Greatest National Security Asset

Jacob Sandry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jacob Sandry

America's energy use poses threats to national security on numerous fronts. Aging transmission systems coupled with an increasingly computerized grid have left our country vulnerable to a crippling attack on our energy infrastructure.

Labor Day, 2013: Obama Should Simplify Economic Message

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.02.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

President Obama should simplify his economic message. He should talk about what America needs, and that we must pay to do it or Republicans will sit idly by and allow the country to crumble.

Cyber Terror Is the New Language of War

Sen. Byron Dorgan | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Sen. Byron Dorgan

How dangerous could these cyber attacks be? Consider what might happen if our water supply, our electric grid, or the Internet was successfully shut down by a cyber attack.

2013: A New Kind of Fulfillment

Therese Rowley, Ph.D. | Posted 03.04.2013 | Weird News
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.

I encourage you to explore the possibility that the grid of life, the morph field of Earth, the way things are around here, has actually changed. What does that imply for your struggles, your hopes and dreams, your life?

Lucia Graves

Dramatic Carbon Emission Reduction Goals Targeted By Koch Brothers Achievable, Study Finds | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- California's ambitious greenhouse gas reduction goals may be eminently achievable using available technologies, a new study finds, altho...

The Consumer Driven Smart Grid

Robert Wilhite | Posted 11.30.2011 | Business
Robert Wilhite

Today's electric and gas providers operate in a market that is controlled through regulatory authorities. Providers of the future will seek to operate under a market and customer-driven model, rather than our regulatory construct of today.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Jeremy Rifkin: The 'Democratization Of Energy' Will Change Everything | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.26.2011 | Green

Rampant unemployment, rising food prices, a collapsed housing market, ballooning debt -- to Jeremy Rifkin, the American economist and president of the...

Disaster Preparation Meets Earth Hour

Mark Belinsky | Posted 05.28.2011 | Green
Mark Belinsky

What if the government did Earth Hour and turned off all the lights for an hour? Millions of people all around the world made the commitment and turne...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

California Dreaming: Driving on Sunshine

Kevin George | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin George

Bottom line, if your enthusiastic about EVs, this may be your time to plug-in and get involved. Find out for yourself why there's electricity in the air around EVs.

Texas Finalizes Plan To Bring More Wind Power To Cities

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Texas utility regulators on Thursday awarded nine companies rights to build $5 billion in new electric transmission lines to move ...

House Energy Stimulus Targets Energy Grid, Energy Transmission

Green Inc. | Kate Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

According to this summary on the House Appropriations Committee Web site, the package includes: *$11 billion for investment in smart-grid technologie...

Salazar Pledges To Help Modernize Grid, Reduce Oil Dependence

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Salazar pledged to "clean up the mess" at the Department of Interior, which has seen controversies over non-collection of oil royalties and an embarra...

Pickens Plan Floundering, But Has Helped Raise Grid Awareness

Wall Street Journal | NEIL KING JR. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mr. Pickens is also amassing a nationwide cadre of supporters, including a "Pickens Army" of 1.3 million online adherents. One such foot soldier is Ry...

Greening The Grid: What Would It Take? (VIDEO)

Assignment Earth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Western United States is rich in renewable energy - both sun and wind. Harnessing this energy could help the nation reduce its carbon footprint an...

Obama and Nations' Governors Convene at Independence Hall

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Denise Dennis

The historic significance of Independence Hall was not lost on the 48 governors who gathered here today with Obama and Biden, for an unprecedented meeting about the economy.

Wind Power Needs A Push: Greening The Grid Means Changing The Grid

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The New York Times published a story today that might have a few people worried about wind power. That is a symptom of a broad national problem. Exp...