Glacial Energy Blog

What is Fuel Cell?

Coal and oil have been at the forefront of energy production for decades. Natural gas has become increasingly popular lately as well, and nuclear power is still in use, but very cautiously. In addition to these finite fossil fuels,  there are many other energy sources to be tapped into. On the renewable end of the [...]

Paying Less at the Pump

Every December, the Energy Information Administration releases the following year’s Annual Energy Outlook, and December 2013 had some very appealing information for consumers! The report shows predictions that the production of oil and gas in the United States will increase in the coming decades. The report also details that the energy usage, especially fossil fuel [...]

Energy Star: Behind the Logo

Energy Star has been around for over two decades, and the program has led to some major improvements to common electronics and appliances that we use on a daily basis. These improvements made the appliances more energy efficient, cutting energy costs and reducing our impact on the environment. The program was conceived by the Energy [...]

Strong Demand for Natural Gas

Last month, the price of natural gas rose about half a percent to $4.310 per million British Thermal Units (mmBTU). This gave market analysts reason to believe that the demand for natural gas will continue to increase into this new year. According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), about half of the households in the [...]

Preparing for Lights Out, Pt. 2

Click here for our first post in this series, Preparing for Lights Out, Pt. 1. During the Outage Keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible. You do not need to refrigerate your emergency water, so keeping it out of the fridge will allow perishable food to last longer. An unopened fridge will remain cool for [...]