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Declining Electric Generation Diversity

September 20th, 2013

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – This week, the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to release proposed new rules that will require any newly constructed power plants that use coal as a fuel source to capture and dispose of all of the carbon created in the electric generation process. This is the latest of many EPA […]

Decades of Ruptures From Defect Show Perils of Old Pipe

September 3rd, 2013

(Bloomberg) – Cristobal Sustaita didn’t know about the pipeline running underground near his West Texas home until it erupted into a fireball in 1976, burning to death five people including his wife and 20-month old son. The explosion was one of the first to focus attention on a lethal welding flaw in U.S. pipelines built […]

The Growing Reliance on Natural Gas for Electric Generation

September 3rd, 2013

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – The Entergy Corporation decision this week to close the embattled Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant by the end of 2014 added another significant variable to the already complex New England electricity reliability and cost containment matrix. The most logical replacement for at least part of the lost generation capability will […]

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

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