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US Becoming More Energy Independent
2012-01-26 05:59:45

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Monday that the nation will become more energy independent by 2035. EIA released the updated projections for U.S. energy in the Annual Energy Outlook 2012 Reference case, reports Wendy Koch for USA TODAY. "Our updated Reference case projections show natural gas and renewables gaining an increasing share of U.S. electric power generation, domestic crude oil and natural gas production growing, reliance on imported oil decreasing,...

2011-04-26 15:39:00

PITTSBURGH, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The national cost of energy supply accidents over the past decade are estimated to exceed $50 billion, mostly from oil spills and electric power outages. But a lack of critical data on the full scope of energy supply accidents make it impossible to quantify all the costs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) A class of 24 engineering students in Carnegie Mellon University's departments of Engineering and Public Policy...

2010-12-16 14:21:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Mark Cooper, senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School, issued the following statement today in the wake of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) presentation of the early release reference case for the 2011 Annual Energy Outlook: "The U.S. Energy Information Administration has officially burst the nuclear bubble. They have admitted that the nuclear...

2010-08-16 08:00:00

HENDERSON, NV, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmeriLithium Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: AMEL; "AmeriLithium" or "the Company") is pleased to draw attention to the positives of today's emerging green technologies as compared to the liabilities of ongoing reliance on oil industry-based technologies. In particular, the advantages offered by continual advances in plug-in and electric vehicles and battery technology will continue to offer cleaner, greener and more sustainable solutions than...

2010-07-09 10:45:00

SMU energy expert warns of new EIA estimates showing how six-month deepwater drilling moratorium will significantly reduce domestic oil production DALLAS, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released this week its July Short Term Energy Outlook, which details the agency's estimates of the coming reductions in oil production due to President Obama's six-month ban on deepwater offshore drilling. In light of EIA's disturbing findings, Dr. Bernard...

2010-01-25 15:05:00

MCLEAN, Va. and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a prime, follow-on contract by the Department of Energy to provide technical, managerial and project support services to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five year base period of performance and a contract ceiling of $288 million for the...

2009-12-23 11:46:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Chairman and CEO Don Blankenship today commented on the release of new projections by the U.S. Department of Energy that fossil fuels will continue to supply the vast majority of America's energy needs for the next 25 years. "This study confirms that there will always be a market for abundant, affordable electric power generated by coal," Mr. Blankenship said. "We need to keep politicians from meddling in the energy market with...

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2009-10-07 15:42:37

Heating bills across the US are expected to be considerably lower this Winter, according to the Energy Information Administration. Households that rely on natural gas or propane to heat their homes will see cost decreases of 12 percent and 14 percent respectively, compared to last year's costs, the EIA said in its "Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook." The decreases translate to an average savings of $105 for natural gas users, $40 for households relying on heating oil, $280 for...

2009-10-06 16:48:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lower heating fuel prices combined with anticipated milder weather should result in lower heating bills for U.S. households this winter, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA) - and that is welcome news for consumers in these uncertain economic times, the Alliance to Save Energy said today. The Alliance added that employing energy efficiency measures around the house can reduce heating costs even further, while making...


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