Alternative transportation when gas prices get too high. (Flickr/peggydavis66)
In the past two weeks, New Hampshire residents learned that most of our electricity bills will skyrocket in August. For Eversource’s residential customers, the rate they pay kilowatt-hour will rise from 19 cents to more than 32 cents: 22 cents for the […]
Tesla charging station with a rooftop solar collector. This station is located in Tejon Ranch, California. Photo:Wikimedia Commons.
By Randy Bryant
I was driving around town a month ago (windows still open) with a noisy truck on one side and a motorcycle on the other. So my mind wandered again to […]
Community leaders and advocates call on the Secretary of Transportation to ban use of hazardous rail cars to ship explosive crude oil
The fireball that followed the derailment and explosion of two trains, one carrying Bakken crude oil, on December 30, 2013, outside Casselton, ND. – U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Sanders’ Bill Would Invoke Regulators’ Emergency Powers
WASHINGTON, June 19 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today accused oil companies and Wall Street speculators of using unrest in Iraq as a phony excuse to artificially drive up crude oil and gasoline prices.
The price of oil today rose above $115 a barrel – a […]
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Whither the world of energy prices during the next 12 months? Energy analyst Chris Nelder grades his 2013 oil and gas price forecast, and gazes into the crystal ball for his 2014 predictions.
It’s the end of the year, and that means it’s time to review my oil and gas price forecast […]
By George Harvey
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) made an announcement in late October that sounds like it could change the world. They are bringing a technology to market that makes butanol from cellulose. The thing that makes this special is that they claim the process doing this is carbon-negative. In other words, the process […]
Greetings folks, just wanted to reach out to the Transition Vermont community to let folks know that I would like to step down from my post as Transition Vermont administrator by the end of February. To that end, I want to hand the reigns to someone else, ideally someone who’s an active member of one […]