| Mar 22, 2014
| 10:49 AM
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...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 9:53 PM
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....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The proposed liquid natural gas export terminal at Cove Point is a 2004 idea, the year it was first proposed. It requires overturning the national fuels export ban, ignoring new information about the potency of methane emissions and would represent a $3.8...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Federal regulators are missing about 14 million metric tons of greenhouse gas in their annual inventory, most of which likely comes from the nation's growing natural gas industry, according to a new study.
But despite the higher estimate of methane...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:58 AM
A natural gas leak Monday at a storage facility in Playa del Rey may have been caused by vandals, authorities said.
The leak was reported around 12:30 a.m. at a natural gas storage well at 8100 Falmouth Ave., Southern California Gas Co. spokeswoman...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:21 PM
Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the Seal Beach company that builds and operates natural-gas filling stations for some of the nation's biggest bus and truck fleets, is banking on corporate customers to buy more clean-energy vehicles this year.
| Mar 8, 2012
Texas billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens was in Central Florida on March 7 to talk with the Orlando Sentinel’s editorial board. Pickens has shifted his energy interests to natural gas, which he says is the best way for the United States to reduce...
| May 18, 2011
It depends perhaps upon one's affection for cars, but the biggest compliment to be paid to the 2012 Honda Civic is its utter lack of flash.
Now in its ninth generation, the redesigned Civic is the automotive equivalent of beige. It's a well-engineered...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:56 AM
South Florida drivers were paying a buck more for a gallon of gasoline in July than what they were paying a year ago, according to a federal report released Tuesday.
South Florida consumers were also paying 40 percent more in July than the U.S. city...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:36 AM
July saw the smallest yearly growth in the cost of living since 2010, with price declines in electricity and natural gas helping to offset the recent jump in gas prices, a federal agency reported Wednesday.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban...