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Nuclear Plants, Despite Safety Concerns, Gain Support as Clean Energy Sources

Not many people consider nuclear power as a clean power source.  Nuclear is actually the cleanest of any power source besides the classic solar, wind, and hydro power sources.  The future of our sustainability efforts will rely on the continued operation of these low-price-generating sources. The Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania. Exelon, […]

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Morning Energy Blog – March 22, 2016

Equities and the economy Yesterday was a fairly quiet albeit choppy day with the major indexes eking out marginal gains. The Dow closed up 22 at 17,624, the S&P 500 added 2 to 2,052 and the Nasdaq closed at 4,809, up 13. But always up is better than down even if it is marginal and […]

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Morning Energy Blog – March 16, 2016

Equities and the economy We had a second consecutive day of lackluster trading in equities with the Dow closing up 22 at 17,252 while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq both closed lower. The former 4 to 2,016 and the latter by 22 to 4,729. With the bevy of central bank meetings investors are on hold, […]

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Marcellus, Utica provide 85% of U.S. shale gas production growth since start of 2012

  The productivity of natural gas wells in the Marcellus Shale and the neighboring Utica Shale is steadily increasing because of ongoing improvements in precision and efficiency of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing occurring in those regions. Since January 2012, natural gas production in the Marcellus and Utica regions has accounted for 85% of the […]

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Morning Energy Blog – February 27, 2015

Equities and the Economy Good morning. Yet another quiet day for U.S. stocks ending in mixed results. The Dow lost 10 points to 18,214 and the S&P 500 closed down 3 at 2,111. The Nasdaq bucked the trend gaining 21 points to 4,988. Those of you with higher math skills will note the Nasdaq is […]

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Morning Energy Blog – November 21, 2014

Good morning. World markets slipped. Japan’s yen fell to another 7 year low. And the Dow and S&P 500 hit record highs again with the former closing 33 points higher at 17,719 and the latter adding 4 points to 2,053. This was a nice rebound for when I wrote this report yesterday morning Dow futures […]

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September 19th. Morning Energy Report

Good morning. What can one say other than it was an outstanding day for stocks and your 401K! The Dow closed up 109 points at 17,266 and the S&P 500 gained 10 to 2,011. The Nasdaq didn’t close at a new record high but was the biggest percentage gainer on the day closing up 31 […]

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