Thursday, October 8, 2009

Carbon and energy in the news

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) sent out a few news bulletins recently:

They're forecasting lower US heating costs this winter due to warmer temperatures and higher natural gas inventories.

Also, projected US carbon emissions from fossil fuels are down almost 6%, mostly due to the economic downturn.

The EIA has also posted a new website for consumers, described as follows:

Energy fuels cars, furnaces, national economies. It also costs money, affects our lives, and sometimes makes headlines. If you want to understand where your gasoline comes from, what determines the price of electricity, or how much renewable energy the United States uses, then you are not alone. Energy Explained from the U.S. Energy Information Administration tells you all of this and more at

In other energy news,

A Renewable Energy Markets conference was held in September: presentations and whitepapers are available online at

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