• 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
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    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.
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    February 11, 2019

    EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2019—The Future Looks Pleasant

    Things are happening so fast in the U.S. energy sector that the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is having a tough time keeping up. You really can’t blame the agency because America’s energy producers just keep exceeding everybody’s expectations. EIA’s just released Annual Energy Outlook
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    February 1, 2019

    U.S. Energy Security Continues to Strengthen, but New England Misses the Boat

    Current events in the energy world – both reinforce our nation’s security and our stance as a global energy leader while underlining the dire need for additional energy infrastructure in the Northeast. The Global Energy Institute released its 2018 Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk , which revealed
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    January 31, 2019

    American Energy Security Nears Record Best

    America’s energy security risk score dropped for the sixth consecutive year in 2017, nearing the best score since 1970 according to the Global Energy Institute’s just-released 2018 Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk . The Index employs 37 different energy security metrics measuring geopolitical,
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    January 16, 2019

    Putting Pig Waste to Good Use!

    There’s no doubt that businesses large and small throughout America are focused on ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. While the U.S. has made great progress over the last decade, the private sector is hard at work finding new and innovative ways to reduce emissions—including from an unlikely