Getting Into Cashless Vending: A Guide No Matter Your Size
In the world of vending, “cashless” is trending. According to Automatic Merchandiser’s latest State of the Vending Industry report, the number of vending machines in the U.S. that accept credit and debit cards has reached 15 percent, and that number...
Executive Blog | NRG
Last year, renewable energy sources represented more than half the new power capacity around the world . While this is an important step toward achieving a clean energy future, successfully integrating this large amount of renewable generation into the current U.S. transmission system – in a safe and reliable manner – is currently a monumental challenge. The intermittent nature of both wind and solar challenges our ability to fully depend on these resources. As we see in Figure 1, not only is wind energy variable, but it can also defy forecasting – even “hour-ahead” forecasting.
Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Heating
I’ve Always Noticed A Black Diamond On My Tape Measure, But Had No Idea Why Until Now
Carpenters must know this, but a whole lot of other people do not.
ATA president: Trump gives trucking an opportunity to do ‘amazing things’
At the Omnitracs Outlook user conference on Feb. 27, Chris Spear, president of the American Trucking Associations, described President Trump as “pretty much a freelancer” with an agenda that is goo…
What Does Natural Gas Smell Like?
What Does Natural Gas Smell Like? Philadelphia Gas Works takes to the streets to ask real Philadelphians what they know about the smell of natural gas. Enjoy...
Meet 'Mr. Handsome,' the Internet's Favorite Overweight Cat
A Facebook picture posted by the shelter gave the 31 pound cat his moment of glory.
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
How energy storage can improve solar economics for businesses and non-profits
Utility companies charge residential customers for how much energy they use. This is measured in kilowatt-hours (kWh) by the customer’s meter. Non-profit, commercial, and large industrial customers…
Cleanup underway after 400,000-litre produced water leak at Obsidian Energy well near Drayton Valley
The Alberta Energy Regulator says cleanup efforts are underway after 400,000 litres of produced water leaked from an Obsidian Energy well near Drayton Valley this week.