Oil has brought great wealth and the nation’s lowest unemployment rate to North Dakota. Soaring homelessness, crime, and …
Natural Gas Prices Surge to a 5-Year High
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Think the Cold Is Brutal? Wait Until Your Heating Bill Arrives
Better start saving now for that next heating bill that’s going to arrive in the mail. Some predict heating costs will hit all-time highs this month.
Gas Prices Will Fall in 2014. But You May Pay More at the Pump Anyway
Analysts expect gas prices to decrease or remain mostly flat not only in 2014, but for years to come. Nonetheless, drivers in some states will see higher prices at the pump, starting January 1.
Why the Era of High Gas Prices Is Supposedly Ending
A federal report released this week forecasts that U.S. production of oil and natural gas will increase for decades to come. At the same time, all signs indicate per capita energy usage—especially in terms of fossil …
The Major Problem With Cheap Electric Cars
Mitsubishi is the latest in a long line of automakers to slash prices on an electric car, the unpronounceable, unfortunately named i-MiEV. The model is now the cheapest electric vehicle (EV) on the market, yet it’s still hard to …
The Bad News About $3 Gas
Gas prices had been on the decline so steadily through the fall that it appeared like drivers would be enjoying a Christmas miracle in the form of $3 gasoline by year’s end. Lately, however, it’s looking like this miracle has no …
Google Invests $80 Million In New Solar Plants
Arizona and California facilities will be able to power more than 17,000 homes
Already Cheap Gas Prices Are About to Hit Rock Bottom
Prices at the pump sometime head in the exact opposite of the trajectory forecast by analysts. But this autumn, gas prices are steadily plummeting, just as predicted, recently hitting a low for the year.
Citing Red Tape, Mining Giant Quits Indian Exploration Projects
Move is major blow to India’s bid to become less dependent on fuel imports
With Nuclear Reactors on Ice, Japan Fires up Coal and Gas
An estimated $7 billion spending spree will bring 14 new coal- and gas-fired plants online by next year
Gas Prices Are About to Hit New Lows
By Halloween — and perhaps much sooner, if the federal shutdown dampens demand significantly — consumers are likely to see the cheapest gas prices so far this year