natural gas

While You Were Getting Worked Up Over Oil Prices, This Just Happened to Solar

Bloomberg October 29, 2014 By Tom Randall Every time fossil fuels get cheaper, people lose interest in solar deployment. That may be about to change. After years of struggling against cheap natural gas prices and variable subsidies, solar electricity is on track to be as cheap or cheaper than average electricity-bill…

Fracking Seen by EPA as No. 2 Emitter of Greenhouse Gases

Bloomberg NewsFebruary 6, 2013 By Mark Drajem http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-02-05/greenhouse-gas-emissions-fall-in-u-dot-s-dot-power-plants-on-coal-cuts Natural gas and oil production is the second-biggest source of U.S. greenhouse gases, the government said, emboldening environmentalists who say tighter measures are needed to curb the emissions from hydraulic fracturing. In its second-annual accounting of emissions that cause global warming from…