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U.S. energy consumption in April 2020 fell to its lowest level in more than 30 years

Power plant. Fields. Smoke stacks. Steam

PortandTerminal.com, July 29, 2020 The last time U.S. energy consumption was this low, “When Harry Met Sally” was one of the top-grossing movies in the country. WASHINGTON (EIA) – According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) most recent Monthly Energy Review, the United States consumed 6.5 quadrillion British thermal units of energy in April 2020, the lowest monthly energy consumption since September …

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Gas Export’s Dirty Secret: A Carbon Footprint Rivaling Coal’s. Is nothing good?

LNG Ship at sea. Name of ship LNG Sakura

Bloomberg, January 23, 2020 By Catherine Traywick, Stephen Cunningham, Naureen Malik and Dave Merrill (Bloomberg) –In May, while President Donald Trump toured a new $10 billion plant designed to prepare natural gas for export, he made a vow. Such facilities would be good for the environment, he said, or they won’t get approved. The president has greenlit 11 projects so …

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Maritime Image of the Day: “Smog on the Thames”

PortandTerminal.com, November 19, 2019 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Over the past several weeks the media has been covering the choking smog that has blanketed Delhi, India. Car fumes, industrial emissions and smoke from farms have contributed to the pollution crisis there making it so bad, flights have had to be diverted and school cancelled. England has also suffered similar severe …

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The World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Will Be as Cheap as Coal

September 20, 2019 by Bloomberg By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest offshore wind park planned off the coast of England will probably in the next decade generate power cheaper than by burning coal. A number of offshore wind projects won contracts to sell power at guaranteed prices in a U.K. auction Friday. The price of 39.65 pounds per megawatt-hour ($49.70) …

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