May 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Natural gas alone will not bend the carbon curve fast enough. Moreover, additional leaks from pipelines, gas wells, etc. would be problematic since methane is 25 times more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.
May 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The $55 million, 60-megawatt facility can produce enough electricity to power about 18,000 homes.
May 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic
An AAA report shows South Dakota’s highest statewide average to be $4.09 per gallon, which was set July 18, 2008. The average price in the state Friday was $3.89. Continue Reading
May 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Memorial Day holiday likely culprit causing hike.
May 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The T-Rex Conoco station in Dickinson may have lucked out when the digital sign it uses to advertise gas prices went out recently. Although customers still had to pay the $3.99 for a gallon of regular unleaded gas Thursday, at least they didn’t have to see what they were paying in big red numbers. Continue Reading
April 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) A Sioux Falls wood recycling company is helping to turn streets of downed trees into energy.
March 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Why are the prices in Mitchell some of the highest in South Dakota when Mitchell is only a few miles from a pipeline?
February 21, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
Commodity speculation is the main cause of high gasoline prices in Jamestown and around the nation, according to state and national sources.
An informal survey of gas prices around Jamestown Thursday showed most stations were charging about $3.79 a gallon for regular gas. According to the website gasbuddy.com, the average price per gallon for regular fuel in North Dakota is $3.729 down from $3.738 on Wednesday.
February 1, 2013 in The Daily Republic
DES MOINES, Iowa After decades of talk, the ethanol industry is building multimillion dollar refineries in several states that will use corn plant residue, wood scraps and even garbage to produce the fuel additive.
January 31, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SAO PAULO Raizen, Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s sugar venture with Cosan Industria & Comercio, is among producers set to profit from funneling more of a record cane crop into ethanol as a government measure bolsters demand. Continue Reading