Tag Archives: Institute of the Americas

Sempra VP surprises, says 100 percent renewable grid is possible now

Sempra VP surprises, says 100 percent renewable grid is possible now

A vice president with Sempra Energy, one of the nation’s largest utilities, made a stunning admission to a roomful of gas and oil executives this week: there is no technical impediment to California getting all of its energy from renewables – now. In simple terms, this means all power could come from sources like wind, solar and hydro without reliance ... Read More »

U.S. natural gas to Mexico skyrockets, now some worry about dependence

U.S. natural gas to Mexico skyrockets, now some worry about dependence

Drug tunnels are not the only passageways beneath the U.S.-Mexico border that transport valuable cargo. Pipelines cross the boundary too, carrying natural gas south. This trade is up 300 percent since 2010, and now is set to double again by 2019. It’s the largest natural gas export capacity expansion in U.S. history, said Victoria Zaretskaya of the U.S. Energy Information ... Read More »

  • Sign up for our newsletter


    Sign up to receive updates on our new stories and investigations.

  • *Required