SC now pushing back on proposed Palmetto Pipeline

...context and history of the statute's passage suggests a possible alternative interpretation, one which would give only natural gas pipelines the power of eminent domain." Taking no chances While the attorney general's opinion suggests South Carolina...

Natural gas surpasses coal as biggest US electricity source

Natural gas overtook coal as the top source of U...electric power generation in April came from natural gas, and 30 percent from coal, according...that started in 2008 has boosted U.S. natural gas production by 30 percent and made the...

Ga. 10th most expensive for energy sources

...The analysis considered both the price of energy and the average consumption, including electricity, gasoline, natural gas and heating oil. Renewable energy sources were not considered.So, even though Georgia's statewide average gasoline...

Final federal loan guarantee finalized for Plant Vogtle project

...developed in 2005 as an incentive to help build new nuclear reactors. The nuclear renaissance has been derailed by plunging natural gas prices and construction delays and cost overruns at Vogtle and similar nuclear projects.MEAG owns 22.7 percent of...

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...inexpensive safety valves on gas lines across the U.S. The Transportation Department proposal would cover new or replaced natural gas lines serving multi-family dwellings, small businesses and homes not already covered under a 2009 mandate.U.S...

Keep on trucking

...by truck manufacturers such as Freightliner, Daimler, Mack and Volvo, which have been investing in new compressed natural gas and hybrid technologies that go above and beyond what the government mandates.The rules released in mid-June actually...

US stock indexes regain some ground as investors follow Greek debt saga

...gasoline rose 6 cents to close at $2.090 a gallon.- Heating oil rose 5 cents to close at $1.887 a gallon.- Natural gas rose 2.7 cents to close at $2.832 per 1,000 cubic feet.

Greek debt crisis sends US markets to worst day of year

...fell 1.9 cents to close at $2.030 a gallon.- Heating oil fell 2.6 cents to close at $1.837 a gallon.- Natural gas rose 3.2 cents to close at $2.805 per 1,000 cubic feet.___AP Economics Writer Paul Wiseman contributed to...

Baston Road reopens after gas leak

Baston Road has reopened after a large natural gas leak on a main line at Augusta Christian School forced it to close for hours. The school, homes, Earth Fare and other buildings...

Tesla Motors co-founder wants to electrify commercial trucks

...and on-board power generator that runs on diesel or natural gas and recharges the battery when it gets low.It costs...30 miles before the turbine, which runs on diesel or natural gas, kicks in and recharges the battery. The system roughly...