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  • Mike Butler: Shale gas drilling benefits too great to sacrifice

    Left-wing advocacy group MoveOn.org recently launched a new effort to oppose innovations that are propelling states like Pennsylvania toward a new abundance of locally produced energy. Not only is this helping to fuel America's manufacturing renaissance,...
  • As fracking soars, gas terminal poised for about-face from imports to exports

    COVE POINT, Md. The natural gas pipes on Dominion's Cove Point property begin on a pier in the Chesapeake Bay. They then descend underground and run for more than a mile behind the walls of a dimly lit tunnel for foot-brake bicycles that workers use to...
  • Blumenthal, Other Senators Ask For Federal Review Of Seasonal Natural Gas Price Increases

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and five other New England senators have asked federal energy regulators to review recent increases in natural gas prices that have resulted in higher electricity costs across the region. In a letter sent Tuesday to heads...
  • Connecticut Could Feel Effects Of Possible Russian Sanctions

    Connecticut Could Feel Effects Of Possible Russian Sanctions
    With the United States threatening broad sanctions against the Russian economy, what that would mean for businesses in Connecticut is difficult to tease out. For the state's largest industrial firm, United Technologies Corp., an old-fashioned trade war...
  • U.S. energy boom may signal a new export era

    In a Louisiana swamp several miles upriver from the Gulf of Mexico, about 3,000 construction workers are building a massive industrial facility to liquefy natural gas, preparing for a new era when the U.S. will begin exporting energy around the globe....
  • Energy-bill shocks follow cold weather

    Energy-bill shocks follow cold weather
    Matt Kumpar paid $622 for the electricity his auto shop used in January, so he thought the February charge — a whopping $3,192 — was a mistake. It wasn't. The rate for his electric supply skyrocketed, a shift his provider blamed on...
  • Wholesale Electricity Prices Jumped 55% Last Year

    Wholesale Electricity Prices Jumped 55% Last Year
    Higher natural gas prices in New England last year resulted in a steep 55 percent increase in wholesale electricity prices, according to preliminary results from ISO New England, the operator of the region's electric grid and electricity markets. The...
  • Natural gas is bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. [Commentary]

    Natural gas is bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. [Commentary]
    Maryland Congressman Steny Hoyer has tirelessly promoted his "Make It in America" campaign, an initiative to advance policies to help the country regain its role as a leading global manufacturer. For too long, we have seen American businesses relocate...
  • In Mississippi, a power plant is designed to shape the future of coal

    DE KALB, Miss. — Looming like a spaceship over pine and sweet-gum forest, the high-tech power plant under construction in rural Kemper County is a $5-billion wager on an energy future that includes coal. The Kemper plant is scheduled to open...
  • Calvert Cliffs inspection finds no violations

    Calvert Cliffs inspection finds no violations
    Federal inspectors found no violations as they delved into the reactor shutdowns in January at Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Friday. An electrical malfunction caused both of the nuclear power plant's reactors...
  • Losses Narrow At FuelCell Energy; Industry Stocks At Highs Even After Midday Sell-Off

    Losses Narrow At FuelCell Energy; Industry Stocks At Highs Even After Midday Sell-Off
    FuelCell Energy Inc. reported first-quarter earnings Tuesday that just met Wall Street estimates. The company's stock, as well as that of its peers, advanced strongly Tuesday morning following the previous day's earnings release. But at midday, shares of...