Zagreb, Croatia— The U.S. Energy Association, through a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported project, has structured a landmark agreement among 7 transmission system operators (TSOs) in 7 countries in Southeast Europe to work together on planning, expanding and potentially interconnecting natural gas pipeline infrastructure.
The countries will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on May 16 in Zagreb under which they agree to develop network planning models, share pipeline network data, equipment information and other technical details.
Komunalno Brcko, the distribution utility for the Brcko district in Bosnia & Herzegovina; Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories of Pullman, Washington and the United States Agency for International Development partnered to install automated distribution management equipment for two small villages in Brcko. The pilot was designed as a proof of concept for the entire region of Southeast Europe. The project resulted in a 51% reduction in the number of outages and a 58% reduction in the duration of outages during the first year.
One of the main obstacles to the development of geothermal energy resources is the cost and risk associated with geothermal energy source. Various initiatives have been launched by governments, multi-lateral institutions, and donor groups to reduce the risk and incentivize the development of these geothermal resources by the public sector.
USEA chief says we need policy parity to meet growing demand for energy, advance CCUS
Chicago—An energy policy that boosts all forms of energy development, not just renewable energy, is key to meeting the growing global energy demand and advancing carbon capture and utilization projects, U.S. Energy Association (USEA) Executive Director Barry Worthington told stakeholders at the Electric Power 2017 conference in Chicago on Tuesday.
WEC Secretary General reveals results of new global energy survey at USEA
Uncertainty of commodity prices is most critical area of concern among executives
Washington, D.C.— The World Energy Council’s 2017 Issues Monitor reveals that uncertainty of commodity prices is top of mind among global energy executives in all regions, but especially in developing countries and emerging economies.
Mar. 28, 2017 - 1:43 - Barry Worthington of the U.S. Energy Association on Trump’s executive order rolling back Obama-era climate policies.
Just as the White House signed a new Executive Order Tuesday reversing President Obama’s climate policies, USEA Executive Director Barry Worthington explains to Fox Business host, Trish Regan, just how overregulated the energy industry is. In the 20 years of the Clean Power Plan, three administrations enacted 8 regulations. In the eight years of his presidency, President Obama enacted 56.
USEA’s Worthington says Australia should consider an ‘all-of-the-above’ energy policy
Washington, D.C.— U.S. Energy Association Executive Director, Barry Worthington told Australian energy ministers and business leaders this week the country should consider using all of its resources to manage its energy challenges.