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Energy & Utility PESTLE
Transcript of Energy & Utility PESTLE
design by Dóri Sirály for Prezi
2000 BC - Chinese First to Use Coal as an Energy Source
200 BC - Chinese Develop Natural Gas as an Energy Source.
200 BC - Europeans Harness Water Energy to Power Mills
1590s - Dutch Build Windmills for Multiple Uses
1712 - First Steam Engine Developed in England to Pump Water Out of Coal Mines
1800 - Process of Electrolysis Discovered
1830 - Coal Becomes Primary Locomotive (Train) Fuel in US, Displacing Wood
Sep. 4, 1882 - First Electric Plant Built by Thomas Edison in New York
Regulations on Infrastructure Investments
Renewable resources benefit start ups, environmental, consumers
Population growth then more consumers
Energy saving devices/ informed customers
Energy efficient devices
Customer Awareness of Energy Use
Clean Energy vs. Dirty Energy
Reduced Purchasing Power of Consumers
Energy Trading Markets
1) Aging Utility Infrastructure
-Water, Gas, Electric, Sewer, Communications
2) Increased Scrutiny and Changing Regulations For:
-Worker & Community Safety
3)Increased Customer Expectations For:
-Service Response and Resolution Time
4)Threat of Third Party Attack on Energy Grid
Company/Customer Reimbursement Rates
Consumption of Natural Resources
Renewable resources threaten current energy providers
geological disruptions/ aging infrastructure
population growth, demand growth, increased costs
1900 - Birth of modern oil industry.
1924 - First Federal Law Established to Control Pollution from the Oil Industry
1927 - First Commercial Wind Turbines Sold to Generate Electricity on Remote Farms
1935 - Hoover Dam, the World's Largest Hydroelectric Power Plant, Is Built
1950 - Petroleum Becomes Most Used Fuel in the US
1950s - Natural Gas Becomes a Major Fuel in US with Extensive Construction of Natural Gas Pipelines
Aug. 30, 1954 - US Congress Passes Atomic Energy Act of 1954
Aug. 4, 1977 - Department of Energy Organization Act Is Signed, Creating the US Department of Energy
Aug. 3, 2015 - President Obama Announces Clean Power Plan, Imposing the First Nationwide Limits on Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Power Plants
Last 100 years