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Decision Likely to Reduce U.S. Coal Plant Output

June 29th, 2012

NEW YORK (Fitch) – Fitch believes the federal appeals court decision to uphold the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) greenhouse gas rules will limit the use of coal for electricity generation and increase the nation’s reliance on other fuel options. We also believe it will severely constrain the construction of future coal-fired plants. The U.S. Court […]

Natural Gas Surplus and Future Market Dynamics

June 14th, 2012

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – After rising to nearly $2.75/MMbtu on May18th, July natural gas has now dropped back close to $2.20/MMbtu. Concerns about a rapidly dissipating surplus and escalating demand have not materialized and, once again, the size of the surplus is weighing heavily on the market. Last week’s EIA Weekly Natural Gas Storage […]

Appeals Court Throws out NRC Rule Allowing Radioactive Waste to Sit at Nuke Plants for Decades

June 12th, 2012

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) – A federal appeals court on Friday threw out a rule that allows nuclear power plants to store radioactive waste at reactor sites for up to 60 years after a plant shuts down. In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said […]

Energy Markets and World Economics

June 8th, 2012

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – For weeks, the continuing financial crisis in Europe has dominated the news, as European leaders search for unified European fiscal and financial solutions. Signs of a renewed recession in Europe are increasing. Economic growth in China and other emerging economies are declining significantly and the U.S economic recovery is faltering […]

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.
 

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