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Natural gas: fuel of the future

March 31st, 2010

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — The world seems awash in natural gas. In the United States, new production from once hard-to-tap shale rock is booming in places like Texas, Louisiana and the Northeast. There are also plans to construct a mammoth gas pipeline through Canada to bring Alaskan North Slope gas to market. In Australia and […]

Natural Gas Price Drops to Record Low

March 26th, 2010

NEW YORK (AP) — The futures contract for natural gas tumbled to its lowest price on record Thursday after the government reported that supplies grew for the first time this year, adding to already bloated reserves. The country had been burning large volumes of natural gas to heat homes and run power generators this winter […]

California to Reinstate Limited Direct Access for Non-Residential Customers

March 23rd, 2010

(CAPSTONE ENERGY SERVICES) – California regulators have elected to begin moving back toward an open-access grid. On March 11, 2010, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued its “Decision for Increased Limits for Direst Access Transactions” which sets the framework for non-residential power consumers to purchase electricity supplies from non-utility marketers.  This decision begins to […]

California nonresidential electricity market to be opened to some competition

March 23rd, 2010

SAN DIEGO (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE) – If you own a business or run a government agency, soon you won’t have to buy your electricity from San Diego Gas & Electric. Beginning April 16, nonresidential customers who now get their power from SDG&E will be able to buy electricity from one of a dozen other companies. […]

Energy Sec Chu Says Global Warming Is Real; Nat Gas Will Be Bridge Fuel

March 16th, 2010

HOUSTON  (FORBES) – Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today a $154 million investment by the U.S. government in a carbon-capture and sequestration project to be developed by electric utility NRG in Texas. NRG will match the federal funds and build a 60 mw power plant–the carbon dioxide from which will be injected into an oil […]

Energy Facts

Energy Facts

Natural gas can be used as a raw material in a variety of products, including paint, fertilizer, plastics and medicines.

Natural gas produces fewer emissions than other fossil fuels, with less nitrogen, sulfur, carbon and fine particulates.

Texas produces the largest amount of natural gas in the USA.

The biggest consumer of coal in the US is the electric power sector.

There are 17,658 electric utility generators in the USA.
 

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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