Exxon Mobil has an animation that compares the surface footprint of various energy production methods: wind, coal mining, nuclear power and unconventional gas.More at ExxonMobil.
Low natural gas prices are causing some electric utilities to rethink their plans for nuclear power plants. Nuclear plants are extremely expensive, take years to develop and carry a large financial risk. This makes generation with natural gas more at…More at TechnologyReview.com.
T. Boone Pickens says that he is for American energy and makes a pitch for energy independence.More at CNN.
An article on the Bloomberg.com website explores how the United States is starting to approach energy self-sufficiency with rising oil output, developing shale gas fields and growth in renewable sources.More at Bloomberg.com.
The ExxonMobile 2012 Outlook for Energy has a chart that compares current demand for energy sources with the forecast demand in 2040. Demand for all sources of energy increases. Although wind and solar demand grows rapidly, in 2040 their total use is…More at ExxonMobile.
The Energy Information Administration has an article that explores the sources of primary energy in the United States. Primary energy includes petroleum, natural gas, coal, nuclear fuel, and renewable energy.More at Energy Information Administration.
As part of their International Energy Outlook, The Energy Information Administration has released a chart showing the projected sources for electricity generation. Renewable sources are expected to move into the lead and the use of coal, natural gas a…More at .