FuelCell Energy touts 2 billion kilowatt-hours of energy production. It’s actually not much in the grand scheme of things, but the rate of growth is impressive.
Solar’s declining cost plus barriers to shale gas extraction mean unsubsidized solar should be competitive with natural gas within 10 years or so, Lux Research says.
An Illinois project will be Waste Management’s third to use landfill gas to produce natural gas, some of which will be used in its CNG collection vehicles.
The BLM defers a planned oil and gas lease sale for tens of thousands of acres of southern Utah wilderness; enviros rejoice, Republicans howl.
For the first time on an industrial scale, hydrogen produced using wind power is being injected into the natural gas grid in Germany.
A roving methane detector could help minimize gas leaks and make it easier to turn methane into energy.
Xcel announces another big wind play, this one in the Upper Midwest, where it says wind “offers lower costs than other possible resources.”
Why build a new canal across Central America? To deliver liquefied natural gas to China, for one thing.
Power generation from renewable sources is expected to surpass that from natural gas by 2016, becoming the second most important global electricity source, after coal.
E.On says it successfully ran a test on a German power to gas system in which wind powers hydrogen production for use in the natural gas system.