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In the energy world, there's always something new to report. Our team is dedicated to bringing you the facts without bias while adhering to the highest journalistic standards. From advancements in green technology to updates on how governments are working with the industry to protect consumers, find what you need to know with Energy News from SaveOnEnergy.com.

Top states for wind energy

Gabriella Itzler | Jun 13, 2018

Many states are positioning themselves as wind energy champions, while others have been slower to shift energy production to this renewable powerhouse.

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Rate Hike Looms after Polar Vortex

Graham Shorr | Jan 10, 2014

If you haven't felt it, you've probably heard about the crippling cold weather and strong winds that have hit most of the United States and Canada. Read More

Patriot Coal Pledges to End Mountaintop Removal Mining

Patrick McCaully | Dec 20, 2013

In a big win for many environmental groups, Patriot Coal pledged to begin scaling back its mountaintop mining in Kentucky during its bankruptcy filings in 2012. Read More

The Debate Over Exporting U.S. Natural Gas

Patrick McCaully | Dec 13, 2013

As the supply of domestic natural gas continues to grow, many political and energy industry players are pushing for an increase in the nation's gas exports, but why now? Read More

U.S. Oil Production Surpasses Imports for the First Time in 18 Years

Patrick McCaully | Dec 6, 2013

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Fracking Banned in Three Colorado Cities

Brittany Williams | Nov 29, 2013

Three Colorado cities, Boulder, Lafayette and Fort Collins, passed moratoriums on November 6 putting a stop to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Read More

Is Water-free Fracking the Alternative We've Been Looking For?

Patrick McCaully | Nov 15, 2013

Of the many critiques of the hydraulic fracturing process, nearly all of them are linked in some way to water. Read More

Fracking Linked to Arkansas Earthquakes

Brittany Williams | Nov 8, 2013

Horizontal hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been surrounded by controversy since the first well was drilled more than a decade ago. Read More

How Has Deregulation Helped the Energy Industry?

Brittany Williams | Nov 1, 2013

In October, Forbes reported that deregulated energy markets finally delivered the low electricity prices promised by the bolstered competition of a crowded marketplace. Read More

The Keystone XL Controversy Continues

Brittany Williams | Oct 25, 2013

There's been a lot of hype about the Keystone Pipeline over the past three years with tons of press coverage, protests in front of government buildings and even celebrity arrests. Read More

Long-Term Study Reveals Impact of Fracking

Graham Shorr | Oct 22, 2013

After 18 months of research and analysis in Washington County, just south of Pittsburgh, the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project has released data on the health effects of natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale. Read More

The New Look of SaveOnEnergy.com

The SaveOnEnergy.com Team | Oct 18, 2013

Welcome to the new SaveOnEnergy.com®! Read More

Obama's FERC Nominee Withdraws from Consideration

Brittany Williams | Oct 11, 2013

On October 1, President Obama's nominee for the chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Ron Binz, withdrew himself from consideration. Read More

Complaints About Deregulation Reach All-time Low

Graham Shorr | Oct 7, 2013

The process of making Texans comfortable with deregulation has taken time, but it seems that time has finally arrived. Read More

The End of the Obama Administration's War on Coal?

Patrick McCaully | Oct 4, 2013

After 17 months of outcry, resulting in more than 2.6 million public comments, the U.S. Read More

New Study Shows Desire for Utility Rate Transformation

Brittany Williams | Sep 27, 2013

For more than a century, the utility price model has remained the same. Read More

The Dawn of Large-Scale Solar Thermal Power Plants

Patrick McCaully | Sep 25, 2013

The solar energy industry made a giant step forward yesterday as the largest solar thermal project to date successfully completed its first test run. Read More

Arizona Utilities to Stay Regulated

Graham Shorr | Sep 20, 2013

On September 11, 2013, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) voted 4-1 in favor of closing its investigation into deregulating the Arizona energy industry. Read More

Addressing Resiliency of the Electric Grid During Natural Disasters

Graham Shorr | Sep 13, 2013

Seven of the 10 costliest storms in U.S. Read More

Looking for Creative Solutions to Fracking's Water Problem

Patrick McCaully | Sep 6, 2013

Among the many common critiques of the hydraulic fracturing process is its massive water use. Read More

SaveOnEnergy Hiring for Expanding Commercial Consulting Business

The SaveOnEnergy.com Team | Sep 3, 2013

SaveOnEnergy.com®, the leading online resource for retail energy in deregulated markets, is expanding its commercial energy business called SaveOnEnergy Consulting. Read More