Infrastructure Articles

Severe Energy Burdens Weigh Heavily on Low-to-Moderate Income Households

A quarter of all U.S. households and two-thirds of low-income households have high energy burdens, meaning they spend more than 6 percent of their annual income on energy costs, and two out of five low-income households have severe energy burdens, meaning that they...

Extreme Weather, Aging Infrastructure Result in Power Outages

Climate change has increased average temperatures, increased the occurrence and length of heat waves, increased drought conditions and increased extreme one-day precipitation events, and those conditions have stressed an already aging electrical grid, causing power...

Electric Vehicle Fleet Education: Partnering with Transportation Owners

Although electric vehicles (EVs) are primarily marketed toward individual drivers, targeting information at commercial fleet managers can be very impactful in the proliferation of consumer EV ownership. With the U.S. pledging to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by...

Natural Gas Leads Energy Industry in Decarbonization

Not only is CCUS good for the environment, but it’s good for the economy – from the supply chain for the energy industry to supported industries such as carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery, CCUS maintains current jobs and creates new ones. Since the U.S. is a leader in CCUS technology, U.S.-based utilities stand to play a significant global role in clean energy.