We rely heavily on electricity and gas as forms of energy to power our
world. As our consumption of energy in these forms intersects with
rising costs and a dwindling supply, businesses and governments are faced
with the task of finding ways to cut expenditure, as well as harness
alternative means of energy production. The need for "green energy"
which can be extracted, generated, or consumed without negatively
impacting the environment is an important current issue. Promising
sustainable energy solutions include wind power, hydroelectricity, solar
energy, and geothermal energy.
Browse the headlines below to find relevant, up-to-date energy news from
around the globe.
Health care and energy companies led U.S. stocks lower Thursday, ending the S&P 500's three-day winning streak and giving the benchmark index only its fourth loss this month
ABC News. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:58:14 -0500.
Ford will get 500,000 megawatt hours of renewable wind energy to build some of its most iconic vehicles, including the F-150, in Michigan.
By Sebastian Blanco, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:51:00 -0500.
When investors think of low-risk investments, they often think of utility stocks. When times get tough it's much easier to cut back on discretionary spending like travel or apparel than it is to materially reduce your energy use. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:26:39 -0500.
Over two million SSE customers will be affected, with most on the provider's standard variable tariff, its energy assist tariff or pay as you go tariff facing higher bills.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:35:54 +0000.
Energy Transfer LP said on Thursday it boosted capacity on the Dakota Access pipeline system to 570,000 barrels per day (bpd) as production in the Bakken shale basin has climbed to record highs.
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:43:31 -0500.
There is a lot of excitement, and deservedly so, about renewables, but the foundation of our energy supply is and will continue to be hydrocarbons for at least the next few decades. Super basins will play an important role in that.
By University Of Houston Energy Fellows, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:37:00 -0500.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has dismissed the government, citing its failure to raise living standards and diversify the economy away from the energy sector.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:16:59 +0000.
Many involved in the energy sector, especially, are making changes based on the expectation of new realities, planning for a future that doesn't look like the past.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 EST.
Researchers have documented a group of tanner crabs vigorously feeding at a methane seep on the seafloor off British Columbia -- one of the first times a commercially harvested species has been seen using this energy source.
Science Daily. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:35:39 EST.
On 20 February 2019, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting on the issues of implementation of investment projects in electric power industry and further development of the industry.
Uzbekistan Daily. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:34:35 +0500.