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Shale gas production to drop off in all plays in September: EIA

August 28, 2015 | BY JIM DAY

For the first time since the beginning of the shale gas boom, the Energy Information Administration reported Wednesday that natural gas production was expected to decline in September across all seven major shale plays in the country as a result of continuing... More »


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Exelon-Pepco merger trips over last hurdle in…

Greens gripe TVA power plan not clean enough

Natural Gas

With deal, Canadian gas utilities drop…

Encana sells Haynesville gas assets to stem…

Biofuels

UPS makes big biofuel buy to meet clean energy…

Emissions trading essential for states to comply…

Alternative Energy

ARPA-E tries to breathe new life into CPV solar

DOE providing $1 billion in aid for distributed…

Coal

Revamped PJM auction produces $3.5 billion in…

Virginia green group plans climate-friendly coal…

Oil

Gulf of Mexico lease sale draws tepid interest

Pro-Keystone Nebraska governor makes strange…

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Climate

Wall Street sees rate base feast for regulated…

EPA proposes first rules to cut methane…

Wind

Coal plants, not renewables, most likely to feed…

SunEdison swoon on Wall Street raises questions…

Water

FERC nixes ban on wind, hydro in reserves,…

Gas industry rips CPP tweaks favoring more…

R&D

Beacon Power flywheels used with battery in…

Algae biofuel maker heads for market with key…

Nuclear

Sandia pays $4.8 million to settle charges of…

DOE ‘red team’ backs WIPP disposal…

Solar

Vivint steps back from Nevada as PUC punts on…

New Google tool eyes rooftop solar potential

Energy Efficiency

Constellation, Bloom Energy expand fuel cell…

RWE gets into energy storage with large…

Finance

Obama, China’s Xi announce historic new…

WTO faults U.S. duties on Chinese solar panels


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Executive Q & A

eSolar Banking On Worldwide Partnerships For Deployment Of CSP Technology
Eric Lindeman

Its first utility-scale plant, the 5-megawatt Sierra SunTower project in California, has only been in operation since August, but eSolar has 3,500 megawatts of global partnerships and projects and believes it will be deploying as much as a gigawatt of concentrating solar power in the next few years. With its proprietary combination of optics, software to focus its mirrors, and modular design and construction methods, eSolar is able to achieve economies of scale that overcome the main obstacles to large solar installations—price, scalability, speed of deployment and grid impact, said Robert Rogan, eSolar's senior vice president for the Americas...... Read More »

     
Commentary

We still need reliable, affordable electricity to power prosperity
BY NICK AKINS

COMMENTARY At a time when coal is often used as a four-letter word, let’s not forget about the benefits our nation’s coal-fueled power plants—and the employees who run them—have brought to our country and our economy. We’re in the midst of the largest set of power plant retirements in the history of the United States as generators shut down 73,000 megawatts by 2020—enough to power 36 million households...... Read More »

   

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DOE Uranium Transfers To USEC Jeopardize U.S. National Security

BY SPENCER ABRAHAM

As a former secretary of the Department of Energy, I am very concerned about recent decisions by the Obama administration and both houses of Congress that impact the commercial markets for nuclear fuel goods and services. These actions jeopardize both the domestic uranium mining and conversion industries and, as a result, have a very dangerous potential impact on our national security... More

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