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2014-10-13 12:23:07

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today was honored for a lifetime of contributions to the global coal industry to advance sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal solutions at the 34(th) Coaltrans World Conference in Copenhagen. The recognition coincided with Boyce's keynote address urging world industry leaders to fight energy inequality with greater use of 21(st) century coal. Under Boyce's...

2014-10-13 08:22:35

Acquisition accelerates Innovari's growing portfolio of grid enabling partnerships AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive energy platform developer, Innovari, announced today the acquisition of NetPeak Energy to advance its mission to help utilities, their commercial customers and regulators improve how the world uses energy. Innovari's utility-centric solution addresses the electric grid's core problem - the load duration curve - to improve overall system...

2014-10-10 23:07:24

Maine businesses are paying some of the highest energy rates in the nation and need to be made aware of available resources to help reduce energy consumption and control spend. Hampton, NH (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Usource, a premier provider of energy management and procurement services, and Optimal Energy Group, an engineering firm that works with companies to reduce consumption, have teamed up to help educate Maine businesses on how to control the rising costs of energy. Maine...

2014-10-09 20:20:41

Production Surpassed Average 69 Billion Cubic Feet Per Day In the Lower 48 DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural gas production in the lower 48 United States averaged 69.1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in September, breaking its previous monthly average high for the ninth consecutive month, according to Bentek Energy®, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts. The September production rate was up 4.8 Bcf/d from the same month one year ago. On September 15(th),...

2014-10-09 12:23:03

Production Surpassed Average 69.0 Billion Cubic Feet Per Day In the Lower 48 DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural gas production in the lower 48 United States averaged 69.1 million cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in September, breaking its previous monthly average high for the ninth consecutive month, according to Bentek Energy®, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts. The September production rate was up 4.8 Bcf/d from the same month one year ago. On September 15(th),...

2014-10-08 23:14:04

A team of engineers from a start-up campaign in Vancouver, BC aims to drastically alter the consumption ratio with an economical system that works from both, the delivery and the usage side. By Sophia Nourozi, Ilia Stavitckii, H.R. Tschudi, Assad Abdulwahab, and Amandeep Virk VANCOUVER, BC, Canada (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Seventy-five percent of domestic energy consumption today is used for heating and hot water. With rising energy costs, the utility industries today are taking hundreds...

2014-10-08 12:22:38

AEE Announces 2014 Award Winners at National Energy Conference WEEC ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Association of Energy Engineers is proud to recognize its 2014 award winners. Through its Awards Program, the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), a nonprofit professional association of over 16,000 members, recognizes the important work being done in the energy industry by individuals, organizations, agencies, and corporations. Award winners from around the world attended as...

2014-10-06 16:22:50

LONDON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although biofuels are mainly used to replace or supplement the traditional petroleum-based transportation fuels, they can also be deployed to generate heat and electricity. Being an alternative to fossils, biofuels can be applied to existing vehicles with little or no engine modification. Although they release CO2 when burned in internal combustion engines, they differ from fossil fuels partly because their use reduces the net emission of...

2014-10-02 16:22:37

ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saving money and energy couldn't be easier this weekend, Oct. 3-5, during Georgia's annual sales tax holiday featuring energy efficient ENERGY STAR(® )products, as well as water-efficient WaterSense(®) products. Throughout the weekend and across the state, shoppers who make a qualifying purchase are exempt from paying state and local sales tax on a number of household items such as appliances, compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs),...

2014-10-02 16:22:05

2014 Edition Reflects Production, Consumption and Usage Data Over Last Five Years NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, has enhanced its cartographic portfolio with the just-released 2014 U.S. Coal Activity Map, a detailed depiction of the industry's key components, from source region to export terminal. This edition provides data dating back five years on U.S. coal production, as well as the...


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