Glacial Energy Blog

The Pros and Cons of Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it’s commonly known as, is the method used to drill into natural gas-rich shale rock. Natural gas has been seen as the transition fuel for the United States, moving from fossil fuels to more efficient and renewable energy sources. There are several benefits to using natural gas to fuel 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 [...]

Low Carbon Electricity

Climate change has been a hot button issue for a number of years now. The primary reason behind climate change is greenhouse gas emissions, which the world was responsible for 50 gigatonnes (Gt) in 2010. Electricity generation consisted of a little less than a quarter of all emissions at 13 Gt. That includes generating electricity [...]