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Underground Water Battery To Bust Energy Storage Dam Wide Open

Pumped hydro already accounts for 93% of utility-scale energy storage in the US, and plans are in the works to build up from there.ByTina Casey The US Department of Energy has been eyeballing pumped hydro energy storage for a makeover, and it looks like they have a winner. The Texas firm Quidnet Energy has just […]

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TxGEA Chairman & President Barry Smitherman has been selected by the Texas Law Alumni Association as a Distinguished Alumnus for Community Service

For more than a century, graduates of The University of Texas School of Law havebeen leaders in law, public service, and civic leadership, living extraordinary lives thatembody the university’s beloved motto, “What starts here changes the world.” Startingin 1958, the Texas Law Alumni Association established an annual award to honorgreatness in the law school’s alumni […]

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Why geothermal energy could be a game changer

‘We need to not have all our eggs in one basket’: Why geothermal energy could be a game changer Geothermal provides a stable, consistent energy source that’s not dependent on the weather. Experts see huge potential for it—especially in the West. Geothermal power currently provides only a tiny fraction of the nation’s electricity. But as […]

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