All Posts Tagged With: "U.S. Department of Energy"
The U.S. Department of Energy will increasingly focus dwindling energy-efficiency and renewable-energy funding on projects to make the nation’s manufacturing more energy efficient, and to develop energy technologies that can be built domestically, a senior DOE official said this week.28Mar2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Despite his rhetoric about climate change, President Obama’s Administration continues to delay implementation of energy efficiency standards for appliances and equipment that are among the most successful ways to quickly cut energy consumption and contribute to economic growth.18Feb2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
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
A fault from the Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania, which is thousands of feet below the surface, could provide “a quick pathway for fracking fluids to migrate upwards,” said Richard Hammack, a spokesman for the DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.12Jun2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
One senior Energy Information Administration official describes an “irrational exuberance” around shale gas. An internal EIA document says companies have exaggerated “the appearance of shale gas well profitability,” are highlighting the performance of only their best wells and may be using overly optimistic models. From the NY Times27Jun2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
“The committee is concerned that the selected panel members will not adequately represent industry perspectives, and therefore will not foster a spirit of partnership among industry, environmental and governmental parties,” states the report of House Appropriations Committee views.17Jun2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
In order to rapidly advance the knowledge base and encourage professional development, the Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration (RECS) was established as the world’s first multidisciplinary intensive CCS summer program.30Mar2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued