EIA: Natural Gas Propels Electric Power CO2 Emissions to 30-Year Low

U.S. energy-related carbon emissions and greenhouse gas emissions from large sources fell again in 2019, continuing a decade-long downward trend driven primarily by the shift to clean natural gas, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) and Environmental Protection Agency conclude in two recently released reports. Total energy-sector emissions, which include transportation, electric power, industrial and […]

EPA Data: Natural Gas Drives U.S. Emissions Downward

*UPDATE – April 16, 2020* Greenhouse gas emissions fell 10% nationwide and power sector emissions fell by nearly a third from 2005 and 2018, thanks in large part to the greater use of domestic natural gas, according to newly released data from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Following up on draft data released in February, […]

Pa. Leads Nation in Clean, Affordable Natural Gas Power Generation Growth

Pennsylvania accounted for one-quarter of the growth in highly efficient, clean natural gas power generation last year, according to new federal data released this morning. In fact, more than 60 percent of the electric generating capacity installed in the U.S. in 2018 was fueled by clean, domestic natural gas. Specifically, facilities like Tenaska’s Westmoreland Generating […]