Independent energy providers like GeoResources or Cunningham Energy work to develop energy solutions to make production more efficient. Still, today, we are in the midst of an energy crisis…
Posted on 24 October 2013
Founded in 2000 by Pierre Lapeyre and David Leuschen, Riverstone has raised about $25 billion of equity and has enjoyed a net overall rate of return of 20 percent. The company held the largest U.S. energy-focused capital commitment during the first nine months of 2012 with its $3 billion fund.
Posted on 08 May 2013
While some pests like ants, bedbugs, and termites are fairly universal, others are native to specific areas, and may multiple because of unusual weather patterns. For example, residents are working towards pest control in Maryland due to especially high populations of cankerworms which are eating the leaves off trees, and causing defoliation. Little things such […]
Posted on 03 April 2013
Since 2000, Cenergistic has aided over 4,500 buildings in earning Energy Star certification.
Posted on 03 April 2013
Riverstone Holdings focuses on investments in the energy and power sectors. The firm is comprised of seven investment funds, including the largest renewable energy fund in the world, which altogether make up $24 billion of capital.
Posted on 01 April 2013
Throughout the country, hundreds of energy firms are creating thousands of jobs that are boosting local economies, like Cunningham Energy in West Virginia. They expect to drill 85,000 square feet in Big Sandy, Elk Districts, and Union District in West Virginia.
Posted on 26 November 2012
Los Angeles adds its name to the growing list of cities searching for creative ways to go green.
The L.A. Metro will now use recycled kinetic energy to power its trains by installing a Wayside Energy Storage Substation (WESS). The concept is relatively simple: save and collect the energy created by breaking and use it while the train accelerates. The project is estimated to cost $3.6 million, and will be overseen by Vycon, a leader in eco-friendly flywheel systems.
Posted on 19 November 2012
AES Solar is a joint venture of AES Corporation (based in Arlington, VA) and Riverstone Holdings LLC. The mission of the AES Corporation is to provide energy solutions that are sustainable, safe and reliable in each serving market. The corporation is headed by President and Chief Executive Officer Andre R. Gluski.
Posted on 22 October 2012
“Commerce supports ongoing research and development that will help further our state’s portfolio of alternative and sustainable energy, including wind,” SC Department of Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt said in a statement. “These industries can help fill the pipeline with high-skilled, high-paying jobs.”
Posted on 05 October 2012
MarketWatch indicates that investing in green-energy is necessary, stating, “America has a nasty addition to fossil fuels” and that needs to change. However, they say habits are hard to break, try breaking the habit of an entire nation. Fossil fuels not only put nasty chemicals in the atmosphere, financially, it makes sense to invest in alternative energy.
Posted on 01 August 2012
Consumers are concerned with a recent discovery regarding ethanol and the damage it can do to vehicles. Fuel containing 15 percent ethanol (E15) could have an adverse reaction that could cost consumers more to money to repair. “Clearly many vehicles on the road today are at risk of harm from E15. The unknowns concern us […]
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Posted on 25 April 2012
Green vehicles made up 24% of vehicles sold in January, which is higher than the 20% sold in December. By March, sales nationwide, increased 12.7%, which formalized the quarter as the most successful in auto sales since 2008. Fuel efficient vehicles provide more gas mileage and cost savings than the average vehicle. Today, fuel efficient […]
Posted on 30 November 2012
Companies like Energy Education Inc. can help you evaluate your energy usage and take control of your energy costs.
Posted on 12 November 2012
8minutenergy’s partner Arlington, Va.-based AES Solar recently closed on the financing. AES Solar is a joint venture between AES Corp. and Riverstone Holiding LLC. Riverstone is an energy and power-focused PE firm founded by acting Senior Managing Director, David Leuschen.
Posted on 09 February 2012
Pushed by Pennsylvania’s Republican Governor, Tom Corbett, the first-ever drilling fee on Pennsylvania’s natural gas drilling industry will be instated. The bill passed by congress with much debate, but in a move to support the oil and gas industry, the Pennsylvania state Senate and House voted in favor of Marcellus Shale legislation.
Environmental groups, local officials, public health experts and tens of thousands of residents have questioned the motives of the oil and gas industry – worried about the side effects, the environment, and the economy. Pennsylvania Fracking has regular updates on the fracking industry as a whole and what it means for the state of Pennsylvania.
Posted on 18 October 2011
What to do with nuclear reactors worldwide? Exactly one day before the catastrophe of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) agreed to continue the operation of a similarly built plant in Vermont. The Vermont Yankee plant is 38 years old and had a license that was supposed to expire […]
Posted on 01 November 2011
Many people have worries about shale gas production in the US. There are concerns about chemical usage, waste getting into the water supply and possible explosions from fracking. While these concerns are valid there have been advancements in technology and environmental regulations that ensure safe extraction of shale gas.