The Energy Information Agency says carbon emissions in from generating electricity declined during the first 6 months of 2016 to the lowest level since 1991.
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This weekend, Scotland generated more than 100% of its electrical needs from wind turbines. That’s great news. But there’s more. The cost of wind power is now equivalent to the cost of making electricity from natural gas. Hello? Which would you prefer, people? Electricity that generates no carbon emissions or electricity that costs the same […]
Natural gas has been touted as a “bridge fuel” that will help the world transition to a zero emissions future. It’s not. It is just another part of the death sentence fossil fuels represent for all mankind.
Bloomberg New Energy Finance has news for the electrical power industry. Renewable energy is the new heavyweight champion. Coal is dead. Even cheap natural gas from fracking won’t be able to compete with solar and wind power. BNEF says the changeover is less than 10 years away.
GM decided to shoot the fuel tank on the Chevy Impala CNG with armor-piercing bullets and shove it in a bonfire just to prove how tough it really is.
The trucking industry sees natural gas as a replacement for diesel, and the Kenworth T880 vocational truck now offers with a natural gas engine option.
The Volvo FE CNG garbage truck has an all-new, 9-liter (!!) engine pumping out 320 horsepower and 1,000 ft-lbs of torque that runs solely on CNG.
A new study has revealed that old oil wells may be a major source of methane emissions. Oil drilling is the environmental disaster that keeps on giving!
Electric vehicle detractors like to claim that EVs are just as dirty as conventional cars, because most electric power in America comes from coal plants. Yesterday, the EPA proposed new regulations that would reduce power plant emissions by 30% by 2030, making EVs that much greener. The proposal is actually more open-ended than most, with […]
The people with the most to gain from the continued use of Fossil Fuels keep attacking clean energy interests. Tina Casey, from Cleantechnica, exposes them.
If you live in North Carolina and know anything about what chemicals are used for fracking, keep it to yourself. Otherwise, you could go to prison. Really.
All this talk about “clean” natural gas? It may be a fraud, since experts are starting to come out claiming natural gas from fracking is worse than coal!
The fracking boom in Oklahoma and on the East Coast is causing Earthquakes- and more and mroe scientists are coming out and saying so. Will that stop it?
The link betwee oil and natural gas fracking and uilding-damaging earthquakes has been confirmed by a number of seismic experts in this recent report.
Truck owners looking for a cheaper alternative to diesel can have it for a $9,500 premium on Chevy and GMC heavy-duty pickups.
Russell Gold, the energy reporter for the Wall Street Journal and author of”The Boom”, discusses why fracking is necessary and how it can be done better.
A February explosion at Chevron’s Bobtwon, PA fracking well killed at least one person- but they gave out free pizzas. Watch the Daily Show take ’em down.
Colorado Republican Frank McNulty wants to pass a law that punishes cities and towns that vote against fracking by diverting hundreds of thousands of state and federal tax dollars away from them.
Natural gas has been in the news a lot recently, but how is the crisis in Ukraine and Crimea impacting global gas prices? A new Oxford study may tell all.
The landscape of American energy is changing. Fracking has opened up once inaccessible resources at great cost to the American public and environment.