Canadian Hydroelectricity, Massachusetts’ Next Big Thing?

July 30, 2014

Even though they’re more than 1,000 miles north of Massachusetts, Canadian energy companies with hydroelectricity power plants are vying to supply the most populous New England state.  Canadian hydroelectricity companies like Nalcor Energy and its larger rival Hydro-Quebec have already met with Beacon Hill lawmakers and their Canadian regional counterparts to discuss energy and economic […]

Natural Gas Price Plummets Below $4/mmBtu

July 17, 2014

Natural gas futures reached a new six-month low, falling under $4/mmBtu.  A greater than forecasted supply gain continues to ease the markets that winter stockpiles will end up falling short of demand. The natural gas stockpiles have enjoyed above-average increases for the 13th consecutive week.  This paired along with the relatively milder weather in the […]

Google Mapping Natural Gas Leaks

Google and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have entered a partnership to track possible natural gas pipe line leaks.  The partnership will be building upon the company’s existing Google Street View technology that is part of  Google Maps.  The goal would be to use innovative online maps to monitor the risk and track natural gas […]

Natural Gas Tumbles to Six Month Low

July 9, 2014

Natural-gas futures have continued to fall drastically over the last 3 weeks, bringing prices to their lowest level since January.  On Monday, July 6th, natural gas fell by 4% and August natural gas contracts tumbled by 1.6% to $4.16 per million British thermal units.  Natural gas went down as low as $4.13/MMbtu the next day, […]