• Blog
    April 18, 2019

    With LNG Approvals, FERC Drives Sensible Climate Solution

    As more and more liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities come online across America, we would be remiss not to give due credit to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). After all, it’s FERC that puts the careful work into reviewing, analyzing and ultimately approving these projects, which
  • Blog
    March 27, 2019

    Nuclear Innovation Week 2019: Promoting Industry Progress and Potential

    This week marks the Nuclear Energy Institute’s (NEI’s) second annual Nuclear Innovation Week , when top industry experts gather in Washington, D.C., to discuss and celebrate the international research, development and deployment of advanced nuclear technologies. This year’s event touches upon
  • Blog
    March 15, 2019

    Innovation and Tech at Forefront of CERAWeek 2019

    As we look back on CERAWeek 2019 , it is once again apparent just how much the energy sector has become a high tech industry. The theme of this year’s conference, attended by Global Energy Institute president and CEO Karen Harbert, was “Silicon Valley Meets the Oil Patch.” Indeed, a glance at the
  • Blog
    March 14, 2019

    Lagging Infrastructure = Higher Electricity Prices

    It’s time once again for one of our most interesting annual features – our state-by-state comparison of electricity prices. Similar to past years, we base our electricity rate map upon the most recent calendar year price data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The
  • Blog
    March 13, 2019

    IEA Predicts U.S. Will Lead Global Oil Supply Growth

    The good news on energy just keeps on coming. About a month ago we told you about the latest forecast from the Energy Information Administration showing U.S. crude oil production reaching new heights in the coming years. Earlier this week the International Energy Agency (IEA) released its Oil 2019
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    March 7, 2019

    An Innovative Nuclear Solution—in a Smaller Package

    The latest installment in our EnergyInnovates series takes us to Corvallis, Oregon, home to NuScale, a company that is changing the way we think about nuclear energy. Nuclear energy is America’s largest source of emissions-free power. NuScale has developed a smaller, more mobile nuclear reactor
  • Blog
    February 22, 2019

    Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production vs. Methane Emissions

    One of the big talking points from those opposed to increased domestic oil and gas production is that it leads to greater emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas with about 25 times the global warming potential of carbon dioxide. The Environmental Protection Agency’s just-released draft U.S