And in this corner—natural gas

May 2013
Fleet Equipment;May2013, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p6
Trade Publication
The article offers the author's insights on the observed significance of natural gas, which may be the potential alternate commercial fuel in the U.S. The author says that the country is wasting its fortune on different alternative power solutions such as solar power and electric vehicles. He discusses the potential of natural gas even without help from the government's tax incentives. He adds that the cost of natural gas is not affected by factors except production and investment.


Related Articles

  • How State Solar Policies Hurt America's Poor. Sykes, Justin // Hit & Run;8/1/2014, p68 

    The article discusses reasons state policies on solar energy are negatively impacting less privileged Americans, as evidenced by increasing energy costs for low-income families due to government-sponsored deals benefiting the energy sector. Topics discussed include ways the net-metering policies...

  • Centralizuoto Å¡ilumos tiekimo sistemos reformavimo prielaidos Lietuvoje. MURAUSKAITĖ, Lina; KLEVAS, Valentinas; BIEKŠA, Kęstutis // Applied Economics: Systematic Research;2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p191 

    The paper analyses Lithuanian crisis situation in district heating because of the increase in natural gas price. Furthermore, EU policy impact on district heating prospects in Lithuania and the importance of heat supply infrastructure for the use of renewable energy technologies are analysed.

  • Deadline Looms for Renewable Energy Incentive Program. D'Amico, Esther // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/21/2011, Vol. 267, p1 

    The article reports on the 1603 U.S. Treasury Department renewable energy cash grant incentive program from the U.S. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. It is noted that although the program is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2011, renewable energy projects such as solar energy...

  • Too Many Carrots and Not Enough Sticks? The Role of the Carbon Tax in Energy Tax Policy. Mann, Roberta // NewsQuarterly;Apr2009, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p10 

    This article looks at renewable energy tax incentives and grants being offered by the U.S. government to encourage environmentally good behavior.

  • Gas pooling for fertiliser plants approved.  // FRPT- Chemical Snapshot;4/19/2015, p10 

    The article reports on the major policy intervention approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) to supply gas at uniform delivered price to all fertilizer facilities on the gas grid for production of urea in India in April 2015.

  • green DRIVEN BY THE SUN - AND A CAUSE. Tucker, Libby // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);7/18/2008, Vol. 55 Issue 35, p24A 

    The article reports on the innovation initiated by Louis Palmer and colleagues to promote solar energy worldwide. The team traveled in different countries to promote solar energy as a viable solution to oil dependence and climate change. They traveled by using its solar taxi, a three-wheeled...

  • Survivor 2011. Lucy, Jim // Electrical Wholesaling;Mar2011, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p3 

    The article reflects on the author's perspectives on the bright future for those engaged and have survived in the electrical wholesaling industry. He stresses on the innovations and the advantages for the industry which is exponentially expanding through data centers, the potential market and...

  • DRIVING FORCE CHARACTERISTIC AND POWER CONSUMPTION OF 4.75 kW PERMANENT MAGNET MOTOR FOR A SOLAR VEHICLE. Taha, Zahari; Passarella, Rossi; Abd Rahim, Nasrudin; Md Sah, Jamali // Journal of Engineering & Applied Sciences;2010, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p26 

    Electric, hybrid-electric and fuel-cell vehicles have received positive response from the market due to their environmental-friendly factors. However, an electric vehicle powered by a solar energy has not yet being produced commercially because of power reliability and also high production cost....

  • Impact of Second Life Electric Vehicle Batteries on the Viability of Renewable Energy Sources. Knowles, Michael J.; Morris, Adrian // British Journal of Applied Science & Technology;2014, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p152 

    Aims: To investigate the viability of using second life electric vehicle batteries as 'buffer packs' for localized, in home storage of renewable energy. To investigate the potential value of such energy storage in terms of reducing energy bills. To investigate the effect, if any, of social group...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics