Capstone Energy Services


Report: Key senators would nix ‘cap and trade’

February 27th, 2010

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three key senators are writing a new climate bill without a broad “cap-and-trade” approach to reducing carbon pollution, leaving behind what has been the central feature in the debate over climate legislation for years, The Washington Post reported Friday night. Cap and trade, in which overall pollution reduction targets are met by […]

Consumers Have Little Awareness of Smart Grid and Smart Meters

February 25th, 2010

NEW YORK (BUSINESS WIRE) – Utility companies across the U.S. are committing billions of dollars in projects to upgrade the electric grid and install new meters in homes and businesses. Yet two thirds of Americans have never heard the term Smart Grid (68%) and 63% have not heard of Smart Meter. These are some of […]

Heating oil, natural gas prices up slightly

February 24th, 2010

Heating oil and natural gas prices inched higher Wednesday as another powerful winter storm barreled toward the energy hungry Northeast. The pattern has been in place throughout one of the snowiest winters on record as a glut of supply is more than capable of meeting demand.”Heating oil is not responding to the weather, natural gas […]

40 New Nuclear Power Plants Will Need To Be Built by 2035 to Help Meet Anticipated U.S. Electrical Energy Demand While Reducing CO2 Emissions

February 16th, 2010

BOSTON, PRNewswire via COMTEX —- A Founding Principal of GEI Consultants, Inc. asserts that as many as forty nuclear power plants will need to be constructed by 2035 to help support a one percent annual increase in U.S. electrical power demand. According to Daniel LaGatta, Ph.D., a one percent annual growth rate for electrical power […]

Glossary Terms

Glossary Terms

Nominated Volume

The physical quantity of gas requested, typically in MMBtu/day, for a specific contract or for all contracts at a specific point.

Marketing Affiliate

A marketing company that has corporate ties to an interstate pipeline, an intrastate pipeline, or a local distribution company.

Energy Only Providers

Power marketers or other electricity vendors who provide and bill for only the energy component of the electricity consumed by the end-use customer.


A unit of heating value equivalent to 100,000 British thermal units (Btu).

Real Power

The component of electric power that performs work, typically measured in kilowatts (kW) or megawatts (MW)--sometimes referred to as Active Power.

Injection (Storage)

The process of delivering natural gas into a storage field for future delivery and use.

Price Ceiling

Statutory maximum lawful prices for various categories of natural gas, including gas destined for both the intrastate and interstate markets.

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Energy Delivery Chains

Energy Delivery Chains

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Energy & the Environment

Energy & the Environment

How we assist clients in responding to national environmental concerns.

  • Initiate and manage a "Green" energy procurement program
  • Evaluate national legislative and regulatory initiatives
  • Research state and local energy efficiency programs and incentives
  • Track energy use and related emissions estimate