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Alberta power price protection now covering Medicine Hat consumers

Alberta power price protection now covering Medicine Hat consumers

If rates rise above 6.8 cents, rate cap automatically applied to bills of consumers Medicine Hat power consumers will not pay more than 6.8 cents per kilowatt hour through May 2021. This is the same protection offered to Alberta families, farms and small businesses on the Regulated Rate Option thanks to An Act to Cap Regulated […]

By December 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Consumer survey for autonomous vehicle finds preferences vary – IHS Markit

Consumer survey for autonomous vehicle finds preferences vary – IHS Markit

New consumer preferences for autonomy and other advanced mobility solutions vary widely by age and region New research on consumer preferences for full autonomy in new vehicles finds the technology is not yet popular among a broad audience, according to analysts at IHS Markit. Ironically, the same audience ranked it among the very features they […]

By August 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New study finds fracking brings ‘enormous benefits’ to local economies

New study finds fracking brings ‘enormous benefits’ to local economies

Latest study further evidence how far out of touch “Keep it In The Ground” activists have become By Randy Hildreth, EnergyInDepth Fracking is generating “enormous benefits” to local economies — and to average households “by roughly $1,300 to $1,900 per year” — according to a new report from researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), […]

By December 23, 2016 1 Comments Read More →
Global automotive technology to create $350B in opportunities – IHS

Global automotive technology to create $350B in opportunities – IHS

Automotive technology costs should decrease as volumes increase and further technology refinements are in place SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Fuel efficiency, weight reduction, advanced safety technologies, human machine interface, lighting and consumer comfort features will drive $350 billion USD in incremental automotive supplier business opportunities, by 2021 — but not without initial challenges, according to a […]

By September 7, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Oil, gas development helping American consumers save money – API

Oil, gas development helping American consumers save money – API

EIA projects 2016 to see lowest levels of energy-related carbon emissions in quarter century, thanks to low natural gas prices WASHINGTON – US consumers have continued to take advantage of America’s energy revolution and affordable gas prices as we head into the fall season, said API Chief Economist Erica Bowman on a conference call with journalists. […]

By August 31, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
More taxes on Pennsylvania natural gas will curtail job creation – API

More taxes on Pennsylvania natural gas will curtail job creation – API

“The shale revolution that was born in Pennsylvania has saved consumers an estimated $1,200 per household annually” – API The natural gas industry has come out swinging over the Pennsylvania Governor’s renewed call for a severance tax on the state natural gas industry. “Once again, Governor Wolf has renewed his call for a punitive and additional tax on […]

By February 10, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Obama oil tax proposal “dead on arrival” – Ryan

Obama oil tax proposal “dead on arrival” – Ryan

“On his way out of office, President Obama has now proposed making the United States less competitive.” Last week, President Barack Obama dropped a bomb on the American oil industry by proposing a $10 tax on every barrel of production. This week, industry supporters are firing back. Obama on Tuesday plans to send to Congress the […]

By February 8, 2016 0 Comments Read More →