• Blog
    March 27, 2018

    Electricity Rates Are Mostly Up, But Relief is in Sight

    One of our most popular annual features is our state-by-state comparison of electricity prices. As in past years, we base our electricity rate map upon the most recent full year price data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration . The prices reflected on the map continue to reflect
  • Blog
    March 19, 2018

    Seamless Integration: The Future of Energy Infrastructure and Local Communities

    In the past, balancing necessary energy infrastructure with the needs of the community caused tension. Today however, the energy industry’s continued innovation has ushered in a new generation of industry projects that are fully integrated with the communities they call home. To highlight this trend
  • Blog
    February 13, 2018

    EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2018—The Ups & Downs

    This week, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its latest annual forecast of U.S. energy, the Annual Energy Outlook 201 8 (AEO2018). This year’s edition goes out to 2050 and provides a look at where the agency thinks production, consumption, imports, and exports of all major
  • Blog
    January 19, 2018

    Keystone XL Moving Forward

    Some good news on the Keystone XL pipeline front: TransCanada has announced that it is moving forward toward construction of the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline. As you may recall , in November Nebraska regulators approved a pipeline route for KXL through their state. However, the route that was approved
  • Blog
    January 5, 2018

    The Dakota Access Pipeline One-Year Later

    What a difference a year makes. Last January, the Obama Administration took one final shot just before Inauguration Day to try to stop the Dakota Access (DAPL) pipeline project by issuing notice that the project would require another environmental evaluation. This after almost three years of review