All Posts Tagged With: "natural gas"
The Worldwatch Institute in Washington reports that global consumption of coal increased 5.4 percent in 2011, to 3.72 billion tons of oil equivalent, while natural gas use grew 2.2 percent, to 2.91 billion tons of oil equivalent.7Jan2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Would you build a buy-and-hold financial portfolio from only junk bonds and no Treasuries by considering only price, not also risk? Not for long. Yet those who say cheap natural gas is killing alternatives—solar, wind, nuclear—make the same error.
In truth, they’re doing the math wrong: the gas isn’t really that cheap.
Descending from the Pollution Plateau: Why Carbon Dioxide Emissions are Declining in the Mountain West and How to Keep it that Way comes on the heels of a study by the U.S. Department of Energy showing CO2 emissions in the United States at their lowest level since 1992.29Aug2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Pre-symposium activities will focus on “Natural Gas 101,” a day long series of seminars intended to provide participants with a broad overview of the science and engineering behind natural gas development, extraction, distribution and emissions. The event is free but space is limited.24Aug2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Utility and electricity generation industry leaders and western governors are set to meet at the Western Energy Leadership Summit in Keystone, Colorado scheduled for October 7-9, 2012. Several keynote speakers including summit Co-chairman Ben Fowke, CEO of Xcel Energy, Gary Greenblatt, Managing Director of Marathon Capital, Congressman Cory
Gardner, and Gov. Hickenlooper of Colorado.
Natural gas from shale is rising, providing almost as much fuel for utilities as coal — but certainly trending higher. The result is fewer carbon dioxide emissions, notably less than in previous years, says the U.S. Energy Information Administration.7Aug2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Both Hickenlooper and Fallin know that CNG vehicles face a classic “chicken-and-egg” quandary: Consumers won’t buy them if they’re too expensive or too inconvenient to refuel. And carmakers won’t build them without adequate demand.18Jul2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Natural gas prices will remain below $4 for the next three years, resulting in less revenue for the state and local communities like Laramie, according to a statewide report released this month.24Jan2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Higher U.S. production of natural gas “is already jump-starting the transition to clean energy,” and there is no need to add mandates and subsidies for other technologies, Rowe said at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington on Tuesday.9Mar2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued