EPA Attributes Increase to Growing Economy, Coal Prices, Cold Winter
May 18, 2015
U.S. greenhouse gas emissions increased 2 percent in 2013 compared to the previous year, according to the latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory report from the EPA. The EPA attributed the increase to the growing economy, declining coal prices, and a cold winter.
Future Supply of Domestic Natural Gas Continues to Grow
May 18, 2015
The 2014 “Potential Supply of Natural Gas in the United States” report finds the U.S. possesses a technically recoverable natural gas resource potential of 2,515 trillion cubic feet (Tcf). This is the highest resource evaluation in the PGC’s 50 year history — a 5.5 percent increase of 131 Tcf from the previous record-high assessment from year-end 2012.
Campaign Aims to Improve Understanding, Acceptance of Geothermal Technology
May 11, 2015
The public campaign is designed to enhance understanding and acceptance of geothermal technology as an unlimited, renewable form of energy and serve to advance the industry and its dedicated stakeholders, including equipment manufacturers, drillers, installing contractors, industry associations, residential home developers, and homeowners.
The course will focus specifically on residential and light commercial building systems that use high-efficiency/low-emission wood gasification and pellet-fired boilers. It’s designed to be completed in one week, and provides seven American Institute of Architects (AIA) continuing education hours.