U.S. to Slash Marcellus Shale Gas Estimate 80%
That supersedes an Energy Department projection of 410 trillion cubic feet, said Philip Budzik, an operations research analyst with the Energy Information Administration. “We consider the USGS to be the experts in this matter,” Budzik said in an ...
Ranking of renewable energy and nuclear energy use varies by sector
U.S. Energy Information Administration
Consumption of primary energy derived from renewables recently exceeded current and historical consumption levels for nuclear energy. In the short term, nuclear outages coincided with the start of the high-water season for hydropower generation in March 2011, pushing renewable energy consumption past that of nuclear. The multi-year upward trend in renewable consumption is driven by increasing consumption of biofuels and wind capacity additions.
It Turns Out Electric Vehicles Are So Fun To Drive, You Won't Want To Go Back
It can seem crazy to think that electric vehicles will replace gasoline engines anytime in the near future: range anxiety, charging times, price, and plain old inertia are all touted as deal-killers. But a new study found that drivers actually ...
Building a Community Wind Project: A Landowner's Perspective
Besides farming, we've been in the commercial fertilizing and spraying business for 30 years and have spent many, many hours sitting around waiting for the wind to die down so that we could spray. We've had a long-term interest in wind energy. ...