Posts Tagged ‘coal’


Chicago Drops Coal, Cuts Electricity Bills

Posted on December 12th, 2013 by

Chicago Drops Coal, Cuts Electricity Bills The city of Chicago has signed a unique deal with the utility Constellation to source municipal demand exclusively from[...]
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TVA Ignores McConnell With Coal Cut

Posted on November 15th, 2013 by

Image courtesy of John Kasawa / TVA Ignores McConnell With Coal Cut The aid it will reduce its use of coal-fired electrical generation by[...]

Coal’s Collapse Leaves Czech Town to Face Mass Unemployment

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by

Coal’s Collapse Leaves Czech Town to Face Mass Unemployment The burden of mass unemployment now hangs over the Czech Republic’s Moravia-Silesia region as its biggest[...]

Natural Gas: The Logical Alternative

Posted on July 25th, 2012 by

The term “logical” may not be strong enough, “only” is certainly more appropriate. The story however remains the same. We are finding more reserves of[...]

Fracking Toothpaste

Posted on April 16th, 2012 by

   Natural gas production, from hydrocarbon rich shale formations, known as “shale gas,” is one of the most rapidly expanding trends in onshore oil and[...]
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What is Clean, Abundant, Affordable and the Best Alternative Energy Source We Have?

Posted on January 25th, 2012 by

If you answered cold fusion, eeehhhhh! Your time’s run out!   If you answered natural gas, have a cigar. Natural gas for the simple reason that[...]
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Natural Gas: The Clean Alternative

Posted on December 12th, 2011 by

It has been common knowledge for quite sometime now that natural gas is a suitable clean alternative to all fossil fuels. Natural gas can reduce[...]

U.S. Support for Renewables is Miniscule…and Erratic

Posted on November 7th, 2011 by

It’s time to ponder a rational comparison of historical U.S. energy incentives. In a thoughtful analysis called “What Would Jefferson Do?” authors Nancy Pfund and[...]

Why Celanese Might Have A Potential Ethanol Breakthrough

Posted on September 27th, 2011 by

Mark Oberle, Senior VP of Corporate Affairs for Celanese, discusses how his company is working to find new and viable options for using ethanol as[...]
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Sino Clean Energy’s Transparency Showcases Company’s Positive Growth

Posted on September 8th, 2011 by

Mr. Baowen Ren, Chairman and CEO of Sino Clean Energy, discusses his company’s outlook for the rest of the year and offers some insight into[...]

Investors Salivating Over Mongolian Energy Resources

Posted on June 9th, 2011 by

Sometime in the next 12 months, an energy IPO offering in distant Mongolia already has foreign investors salivating. The darling of the international energy community[...]

The Availability of Coal

Posted on January 24th, 2011 by

Coal is America’s power.  It is our Nation’s most abundant and affordable energy resource.  Coal powers nearly half of America’s electricity – more than twice[...]
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How Much Energy Does the U.S. Military Consume?

Posted on January 3rd, 2011 by

Since the beginning of the 20th century energy has been a critical factor for armed forces worldwide. From the end of the Cold War to[...]

Why Methanol Is A Reliable Transportation Fuel

Posted on January 2nd, 2011 by

For any alternative to gasoline or diesel to be considered a reliable transportation fuel, four factors need to be addressed.  The alternative fuel must: (1)[...]

Duke Energy Receives Strong Reviews & Exxon Finds More Oil, DER 01/15/10

Posted on January 15th, 2010 by

The Daily Energy Report for Friday, January 15th discusses Duke Energy’s fossil stations being recognized for its operations, ExxonMobil to extract an additional 40 million[...]