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America’s Most Underrated Energy Reality: Low and Lower Cost Natural Gas

America’s Most Underrated Energy Reality: Low and Lower Cost Natural Gas

Jude Clemente of RealClearEnergy writes about the benefits of affordable natural gas.

The C3 Take
  • The fracking revolution has not only reduced emissions, but it has given us affordable energy as well.
  • By providing base-load power for intermittency, natural gas has also allowed renewable energy to grow substantially in the United States.
  • As we look to reduce our carbon footprint, we should recognize that natural gas has a significant role to play in providing affordable and clean energy.

“Low prices for U.S. gas truly are a great thing. Gas is now second to sister fuel oil and supplies 33% of our energy – and 40% of our electricity, double the share of second-place coal. Low and stable natural gas prices have benefitted families and helped businesses reduce costs, saving a family of four, for instance, $2,500 per year since 2007.”

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