April 30, 2013

April 30, 2013

Chesapeake sells Marcellus acreage for $93 mln

NRG sells power from electric car to PJM grid in Delaware

Midstream is next step in Utica Shale development

Can shale gas bring the same benefits as North Sea oil?

EPA slashes natural gas drilling emissions estimates

US electricity giant rejects privatization plan

National Grid can’t collect to keep plant running

PJM seeks power transmission proposals for southern NJ

China coal production declines

A city that turns garbage into energy copes with a shortage

Panel denies appeal in Duke Energy probe

Billionaire plots to beat Chevron to largest Latin shale



April 29, 2013

April 29, 2013

Thinking small, nuclear power enters distributed area

Tapping the Utica Shale: It really is all here

Survey may reveal vast underestimate of UK shale gas reserves

PA justices: shale, nat gas not minerals

India may have to continue coal imports even until 2017

IEA says that cheap coal is cancelling out renewable energy gains

South Africa to use large scale underground coal gasification

Britain must return to coal power and forget climate hype

Ex-climate czar predicts Obama will regulate existing plants

Technological advances in coal fired plants

Dominion CEO says Virginia power plants on schedule, on budget


April 26, 2013

April 26, 2013

The future of nuclear power in Europe

State Supreme Court affirms Dunham rule for Marcellus Shale

Cabot Oil & Gas provides updates on Marcellus Shale

Europe struggles in shale gas race

Pressure mounting on US to export natural gas

Why natural gas fuel is better fit for trucks than cars

65% of coal plants may close thanks to EPA

Four reasons coal declines even as natural gas prices rise

FERC chief sees scary southern California power market

Fisker is doomed. What that tells us

Obama’s fracking plans under the microscope

Electric utilities need to keep pace with change

EPA to propose rules on wastewater from power plants


April 24, 2013

April 24, 2013

Shale deals in PA reach $882 million

South Korea and US fail to reach deal on nuclear energy

New hopes for shale gas in green’s paradise

Business council explores economic impact of shale gas

Trucking industry is set to expand its use of natural gas

Natural gas gives Maine paper plant a competitive edge

With natural gas costly, AEP burning more coal

EPA regs to steer market away from coal

Ky plant to make fertilizer from coal byproducts

The coming crisis in electricity generation

Obama budget would permanently extend green energy handouts

New $675 million power plant to serve region



April 23, 2013

April 23, 2013

Brain in a dish controls power grid

Is the Utica Shale still a top tier play?

Magnum Hunter begins drilling in Utica Shale

Shale coalition says natural gas providing tremendous environmental benefits

Shale gas tempts cash strapped Europe

Duke: 25 percent of our electricity is from natural gas

EPA settles with Wisconsin utilities on coal plant air pollution

65 percent of coal plants in danger of closure

Power plants brace for new EPA rules adding to coal woes

India panel: cancel all coal permits from 1993 to 2010

Coal industry sees lifeline in big deposits out West

States turn against renewables as gas plunges


April 22, 2013

April 22, 2013

PA wind energy soars in 2012, but total is small

Senate committee endorses Obama’s energy nominee

California is new fracking battleground

Ten years after blackout grid still needs updating

Reid appoints former NRC chief Jaczko to nuclear panel

What’s the best way forward on nuclear power

Utica Shale potential obscured by reporting rules

Ohio tops 600 Utica Shale permits

EQT changes focus to drilling to capitalize on Marcellus

Marcellus helps manufacturing

PA legislative package would boost funding for natural gas vehicle conversions

New EPA emission rules would bury coal

Technological advances in coal fired plants revive interest in steam turbines

Can shale gas transform the US auto market?


April 17, 2013

April 17, 2013

Lack of investment blamed for French nuclear power unavailability

New emissions standards would shift from coal to nat gas

Utica Shale not as promising as hoped for, report says

Both Incitec and CTM drawn to US South by shale gas boom

Natural gas industry to develop fast in China

Demand response coalition v PJM Interconnection

CSX switches coal for shale oil and gas

Europe faces a crisis in energy costs

Exxon takes Energy Corridor property to market

Renewable energy plans not catching on worldwide


April 16, 2013

April 16, 2013

The economic bounty of shale and gas oil

Year-to-date natural gas use for electric power generation is down from 2012

NRC seeks continuation of credit from Entergy

Strong performance record among US nuclear plants

Webinar to focus on natural gas reserves in Utica Shale

American shale gas: world energy market game changer

Shale gas boom fuels rebound in growth for North American smart grid equipment market

Xcel proposes three new natural gas plants

Acting EPA boss: we might go after existing coal plants in 2014

Coal fired plants to remain largest source of US power generation through 2040

Coal shares tumble on concerns of dropping demand in China

How coal is keeping the US atop the natural gas game


April 15, 2013

April 15, 2013

Antartic sheet ice melt not that unusual, ice core shows

New website features detailed state-by-state energy data

Westinghouse contracted to support Argentina’s Embalse nuclear power plant steam generator replacement

Magnum Hunter spuds horizontal Utica Shale well

US prepares shale gas bubble for feverish Europe

Access to natural gas fueling economic development

US government reviews coal royalties for export market

Federal clean coal power project faces uncertain future

Cheaper oil not welcome everywhere

EPA will delay ruling limiting carbon emissions at new power plants

Report on Ontario power plant cancellation to show costs soaring

Should utilities be required to bury lines to protect them?


April 11, 2013

April 11, 2013

Corbett signs joint declaration with Brazil to promote energy investments

FirstEnergy promotes regional president

US grid agency monitors Texas effort to boost power reserve

Shale gas pipelines growing rapidly around Marcellus

Shale gas boom creates new challenges for regulators

Foreign money a big part of shale gas ventures

Shale gas pushes 20 percent increase in US resource estimate

Progress Energy retiring coal plants

Sell cheap electricity not solar cells

PJM plants burning more natural gas

Are utility companies doomed?