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.
In April delegates from 171 delegates, including the US and China, signed the Paris climate agreement at UN headquarters in New York. The agreement is to limit the rise in global temperatures to less than 2C.
USEA Executive Director, Barry Worthington, tells BBC journalist, Roger Harrabin, not to worry that environmental goals will fall by the wayside under the Trump administration. Worthington says industry is motivated to reduce emissions without the need for legislation or regulation.
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"Big data — extremely large data sets commonly analyzed by computer to reveal patterns, trends and associations — is making it possible for utilities to use more and more renewables on the grid, not only in the industrial world, but also in developing countries. That could be a game changer for global efforts to reduce emissions in both the industrial and the developing world."