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Savannah River Site authorized to close nuclear waste storage tanks in H-area

...state of South Carolina. The Energy Department asked to extend the closure...Taylor, a spokesman for the Energy Department at Savannah River Site, said...the tanks.According to an Energy Department news release, technical analysis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-23/savannah-river-site-authorize
US stocks slide the most in two months

...countries such as the U.S. have stepped up production.The decline in oil prices accelerated after the U.S. Energy Department reported that domestic oil inventories had increased. Analysts expected a decline.Benchmark U.S. crude oil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-10/us-stocks-slide-most-two-m
Oil has fallen by nearly half, to recession levels, as US economy improves

...world's largest consumer, but more fuel-efficient cars and changing demographics mean demand is not increasing. The Energy Department predicts a slight decrease in gasoline demand next year even though the price is expected to be sharply lower and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/oil-has-fallen-nearly-half
Finish what you started

...the MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility being built by Shaw Areva MOX services is still cheaper than three of the four Energy Department-proposed alternatives. The price tag of the fourth DOE option is unknown.Only a federal bureaucrat ? or a bitterly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-01/finish-what-you-start
Huge California solar plant, hailed as turning point in green energy, lags in early production

...459-foot towers. The resulting steam drives turbines to create electricity.When the $2.2 billion complex opened, Energy Department Secretary Ernest Moniz called it a "symbol of the exciting progress" in renewable energy.While the agency still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/huge-california-solar-plan
National average price of gas to average less than $3 for 2015, 13 percent drop from 2014

...compared with this year.In a monthly report, the Energy Department reduced its forecast for global oil prices next year...administrator of the Energy Information Administration, the Energy Department's statistical arm, attributed the lower pump prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/national-average-price-gas
Savannah River Site shipments to WIPP delayed until facility reopens in 2016

...a radiation release in February, and the U.S. Energy Department said full scale operations won't resume until 2019...million, according to a report released Tuesday by the Energy Department.Savannah River Site has sent 15,000 cubic meters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/savannah-river-site-shipment
US predicts less oppressive heating bills this winter

...Heating bills should be lower this winter, says the Energy Department, because the deep freeze that chilled much of the...consumption and lower prices mean a big break. The Energy Department predicts the average will be $3.63 per gallon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-07/us-predicts-less-oppressiv
SolarCity loan deal could propel rooftop market

...a California residential customer this year through July was 15.9 cents per kilowatt-hour, according to the Energy Department.Rive says he expects that by the middle of next year more than half of SolarCity customers will chose to go with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-08/solarcity-loan-deal-could-
U.S. Energy Department disputes South Carolina's refusal to extend tank closure deadline

A battle between the state of South Carolina and U.S. Energy Department escalated last week as the two sides continue to debate deadlines for cleaning up Cold War-era nuclear waste storage tanks at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-22/us-energy-department-dispute