February 28, 2013

February 28, 2013

PG&E to upgrade power grid

White House official: power grid upgrades need to mitigate extreme weather

Less demand for nuclear energy due to cheaper gas

Natural gas deal a bonus for both Shell and Repsol

What’s holding back natural gas vehicles?

California girds for electricity woes

Coal plants likely to first target of climate change executive order

New technology could stoke clean coal powered cars

Bipartisan coalition issues broad energy blueprint

Shell to take a gap year in the Artic

NTPC to invest $2.4 bln in coal mine, power plant


February 27, 2013

February 27, 2013

Power companies offering time of use, dynamic pricing plans

Is nuclear the UK’s energy future?

The American plan to build nuclear power plants in the ocean

Gulfport reaps rewards from Utica Shale

Pittsburgh-based Reed Smith opens Houston office

EU committed to non-Russian gas

Firm proposed ‘backbone’ to bring offshore wind power to market

Court takes tilt at Falmouth windmills

Company looks to bring 800 coal jobs to Ky, Va

Direct Energy names new CEO



February 26, 2013

February 26, 2013

Western PA inches closer to goal of energy independence

Energy company plans pipeline expansion

The energy potential of fracking

Duke Energy to meet with NRC

Utica wells producing huge yields for Chesapeake

Giant well parade in Susquehanna County

Natural gas share of electricity generation expected to keep expanding

AEP agrees to close three coal plants

Your utility meters are getting smart and chatty

PPL to spend one billion on improvements this year


February 22, 2013

February 22, 2013

Penelec reduces rates again

PSE&G wants $4 billion to bring power grid into the 21st Century

Will NRC act on lesson from Fukushima

Another casualty of the shale gas boom: nuclear power

KESC to invest $500 mln in coal plants

Marcellus Shale funds might pay for bridge project in York

CEOs tell of success in Marcellus region

NYC gets its first food truck powered by nat gas

FERC shoots down Duke Energy proposal for regional transmission planning

The irony of green propaganda

Coal: the cleanest energy source there is?

Energy Sec Chu to return to Standford

Our changing generation mix 



February 20, 2013

February 20, 2013

PA Marcellus topped 2 trillion cubic feet of gas in 2012

The energy potential of fracking

State cannot fund nuclear power in Poland minister says

Despite difficulties, nuclear energy will regain strength

Energy strategy encourages natural gas

FERC latest energy infrastructure update

French coal gas could meet demand for a decade

USDA announces funding for rural electric improvements


February 19, 2013

February 19, 2013

Marcellus Shale helps PA farmers

New reactor technology a game changer for nuclear energy?

Utica Shale infrastructure agreement for MarkWest and Rex Energy

Regulations, litigation force cancellation of Texas coal plant construction

SWEPCO’s coal plant fires up, generates power

Electricity market could become wild wild West

GE unit plans to auction transmission capacity

Decline in coal takes toll on American workers

UK power regulator warns bills will rise as plants shut

FirstEnergy nuclear operating companies employees recognized

USDA announces funding to improve rural electric service


February 14, 2013

February 14, 2013

Obama unveils his economy killing cap-and-tax plan

Westinghouse to cut 665 jobs worldwide

PUC marks 2 million electric customers shopping

ISO phone app gives near minute-by-minute status of power grid

Nuclear revival dying in Europe as power prices slump

Ohio has 236 drilled Utica shale wells

Gulfport increases Utica shale stake

Duke to retire older US coal plants as new units start

Obama keeps coal in the crosshairs

US Senate panel mulls future of natural gas policy

FERC accuses Barclays of manipulating US energy markets

East Kentucky power board approves integration into regional transmission organization



February 13, 2013

February 13, 2013

Is North Dakota boom already over?

Penn State to study Marcellus Shale

Shale drilling producing good paying Ohio jobs

What will more natural gas exports mean to you?

EDF seeks backing over nuclear power plant

$500M upgrades eyed for coal plants

Texas group backs less peak use of electricity

FERC approves transfer of PPL Holtwood land for conservation

US coal exports growing

Coal fired generation rose in January

Bill would subject municipal utilities to PSC regulation



February 12, 2013

February 12, 2013

PA’s retail energy market hits milestone

CFA updates alternative energy guidelines

Why fight over natural gas exports may be overblown

MarkWest plans investment in Ohio’s Utica Shale

Gulfport Energy buys Utica Shale land for $200 mln

CONSOL Energy offers an update on its 2012 shale activities

US office of nuclear energy launches new website

Report calls for huge expansion of experimental nuclear plants

FERC issues order to Dominion Transmission

NJ court okays transmission line upgrades in the Highlands

Carbon sponge could soak up coal emissions

Clean energy is after all not so clean

Alstom, Bharat Forge to supply turbines to India power plants



February 11, 2013

February 11, 2013

Bechtel. Alstom picked for offshore wind power grid

Nuclear energy opponents use scare tactics

Japan now unlikely to phase out nuclear power

Duke to close Riverbend coal plant

Get the federal government out of the natural gas business

Sierra Club heats up campaign against EFH’s coal plants

PPL may sell Montana dam, power plants

Business gains seen in US standards for power plants

More utility customers are using third party suppliers