September 24, 2023
By Nadja Popovich and Elena Shao, The New York Times, May 1, 2023
The Inflation Reduction Act packs a big punch in tax credits and rebates for Americans switching to more energy efficient cars and homes. But how can someone navigate the new law and access the available savings? The New York Times has tips and tricks to make your upgrades easier.
By Alaska Metal Mines, September 12, 2023
Our friends at AK Metal Mines explain that Alaska's metal and mineral resources could play a key role in supplying the world with the necessary elements for the energy transition. For example - silver and zinc are two critical minerals needed to build solar panels. Did you know both are mined in Alaska?
By Coeur Mining, Alaska Business, September 19, 2023
Exciting drilling updates out of Kensington Mine show that investment from Coeur Mining is still going strong and mine life is expected to extend beyond 2030.
Report published by Google Sustainability, September 2023
This report published by Google discusses why the world needs advanced clean electricity technologies for carbon-free electricity systems, and argues that companies need to be a part of the big picture by investing in clean energy tech, working to eliminate the barriers to scaling clean energy technologies, and making decarbonization part of their corporate strategies.
By The US Department of Energy, August 24, 2023
As part of the Energy.gov series highlighting the "Top Things You Didn't Know About Energy" series, brush up on your wind energy knowledge as this form of power becomes more widespread around the world.
By World Oil Staff, September 21, 2023
With more than 4,500 orphan wells in Louisiana, researchers at LSU are finding solutions to eliminate methane leaks before and after wells are plugged. Measuring methane in Louisiana is thicker than other locations because, like Alaska, wetlands are abundant and can also emit methane - meaning the team from LSU is measuring individual wells in tough terrain. Proactive monitoring efforts such as this are exciting to see and can be applied all over the country.
Energy is booming on every level. Check out the stories we're pumped about this week!
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Velocity President Rysen Shirzadi provides his insight into our role as young professionals in the evolving energy space.
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A myriad of new fuels see potential, but are many of them just hot air?
From the Supreme Court to AI improving supply chain, here's what we are following this week.
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