WALL STREET JOURNAL: Natural Gas Is Getting More Expensive, and So Could Your Heating Bills
Investors are bracing for continued gains in natural-gas prices this winter—a development that could pinch U.S. consumers who use the fuel for home heating. Read more here.
We Shouldn't Turn Our Backs On Coal Power
We’re now getting an idea of just how expensive shutting down coal plants can be.
A study by IHS Markit, an energy research firm, shows that higher electricity prices resulting from a loss of fuel diversity, due in large part to the shutdown of coal plants, could lead to the loss of 1 million jobs, the loss of $158 billion to the nation’s economy, and the loss of $845 in disposable income for every American household per year. Read more here.
DOW Office Will Fund R&D for 'Coal Plant of the Future'
The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) this week said it will fund research and development (R&D) efforts “that will advance first-of-a-kind coal generation technologies.” Learn more here