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Natural Gas as an Alternative Fuel

By James In the wake of the energy revolution in the United States, it would not seem irrational to assume that the abundance of natural gas recovered via hydraulic fracturing would lead to a host of new wide-spread applications, transportation not-withstanding. Indeed, while consumers and brands have for several years debated the worth and feasibility […]

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Response to: US Shift to Natural Gas – Effects on EU Coal Consumption

By Amy (Note: This is a response to another post here. It’s entered as a new post in order to maintain the graphics – John) Samantha brought up some very interesting points. It is fascinating that a developed country like Germany, who has been the role model for clean energy, is now building coal-fired power […]

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U.S. LNG Export as a Source of Alternative Energy for Japan

By Anonymous In class we studied how “FUD” (Public fear, uncertainty, and doubt) and regulatory bureaucracy can serve as impediments to opportunities for innovation such as Transatomic’s nuclear reactor. The same impediments can also serve as facilitators of alternative energy options for other nations. It is an opportune time for the U.S. to export LNG […]

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With an increasing supply of on-shore natural gas, are Floating Liquefied Natural Gas projects feasible anymore?

By Sana With the unconventional gas boom in the United States leading to cheap energy supply, many renewable and technically innovative sources of energy are not looking as attractive anymore. Floating liquefied natural gas projects, which have been idling in the portfolios of many major oil and gas companies for over a decade, are likely […]

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