Like any event its size, the Super Bowl requires a huge amount of power. But with LED lights, energy-efficient stadiums, and renewables, the National Football League is trying to rein in its carbon footprint.
The recent fall in oil prices may be dramatic, but don't count on oil staying cheap forever, says Adam Sieminski, head of the US Energy Information Administration. Predicting exactly where prices will go from here is not unlike trying to predict the weather, Mr. Sieminski said at a Monitor event.
A dramatic plunge in gas prices, combined with better gas mileage, has helped boost sales of larger vehicles in the US. But a decision to buy an SUV or truck based on low gas prices may be a shortsighted one.
A rosy outlook for clean energy now takes on an air of uncertainty as renewables look to avoid becoming a casualty of an era of low oil prices.
While no-one can accurately predict the weather, judging from the market as it currently stands, a repeat of 2014's polar vortex-effect is unlikely. Winter is indeed coming, Topf writes, but it seems natural gas supplies are ready for it.
Oil prices continue to drop, energy companies are taking on large amounts of debt, and some call into question rosy projections about a long-term US shale boom. Should we be concerned about the future of American oil and gas?
An energy boom is only as useful as its ability to transport the energy to the homes, businesses, and industries that need it for heating and other purposes. Will pipeline constraints and crowded US rails make for another winter heating season of too much cold, not enough fuel?
Gas prices usually rise in the summer months, as American motorists hit the road and drive up demand. But this summer prices are falling, as burgeoning US oil production provides a buffer against summer demand and international turmoil – both of which typically mean higher gas prices.