Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from electricity generation totaled 1,925 million metric tons in 2015, the lowest since 1993 and 21% below their 2005 level.
Electricity generating facilities expect to add more than 26 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale generating capacity to the US power grid during 2016, according the country's Energy Information Administration.
US coal production in 2015 is expected to be about 900 million tons (MMst), 10% lower than in 2014 and the lowest level since 1986.
Gas will help cut carbon emissions and will remain a key element of the UK’s energy mix “for some time yet”, energy secretary Ed Davey told a conference today.
I have spent most of the last four months working in the South Pacific - in Fiji, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and a few other countries. Someone asked me if I would like to undertake a study on improving energy security in the region and after a few seconds hesitation I agreed. It has been a very enjoyable change from working in Scotland.
Oil prices rose significantly during 2010, with Brent crude beginning the year at $77.93 per barrel, and ending it at $94.38; an increase of 21%.
Over the past 30 years, Aberdeen has been the epicentre of a spectacular period of industrial development, resulting in the city achieving the number-two position in the world for the supply of engineering and support services to the oil&gas sector.
RISO DTU, in Denmark, has completed the world's first successful test on a wind turbine with a laser-based anemometer built into the spinner in order to increase electricity generation.
Four north-east businessmen with a background in the oil industry are planning to start a new generation of coal-fuelled energy production in Scotland.