Tag: United states

The Future of Rail in The United States

The United States is at a crossroads in terms of its relationship with rail as a viable transportation option. With road traffic contributing to the vast majority of transportation emissions in the United States, there is no time like the

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Introduction to the Smart Grid, Pt. 1

Here at the University of Texas, we are hosting one of our nation’s smart grid research groups, The Pecan Street Project.  I had the chance to hear members of the team present a couple of times recently, and the work

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Snapshot of Energy Use in the United States

Since it’s the beginning of the year, it might be a good idea to provide a general overview of what domestic energy consumption here in the US looks like.   From personal experience, I realize that despite feeling well read and

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