Using Natural Gas to Balance Load at Renewable Projects
March 25, 2014 | Shell
"Solar power is clean and steady – until the sun goes down, or clouds roll in. Wind turbines stop spinning when the breeze dies. To provide reliable electricity, renewable energy sources need back-up. This is fueling a new generation of hybrid power plants in which solar or wind installations are supported by natural gas."
Tight Oil Production Sources
February 6, 2014 | Energy Information Administration
The Energy Information Administration recently published their annual Liquid Fuels and Natural Gas in the Americas report.
It includes information about new sources of oil production with a chart showing the percentage of United States shale oil coming from the Bakken Formation, Eagle Ford Shale, Niobrara Formation and the Permian Basin.
India Energy Report
March 21, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
"In 2011, India was the fourth largest energy consumer in the world after the United States, China, and Russia. [...] India's energy policy above all focuses on securing energy sources to meet the needs of its growing economy. Primary energy consumption has more than doubled between 1990 and 2011." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration country report.