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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

An agency of the U.S. federal government with regulatory authority over liquefied natural gas, oil pipelines, interstate and wholesale electricity sales and hydroelectricity. Its duties include making and enforcing electric reliability standards, licensing projects and investigating energy markets. It has some authority over pricing. It was established in 1977.
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The Energy Department could not be reached immediately for comment late Thursday.
The next two Energy Department pending applications to export LNG to non-FTA countries in order of processing are the following:
The Energy Department has directed the BPA to review 1,200 hiring decisions involving more than 20,000 applicants.
Before the Energy Department can proceed with planning the new facility, though, it must conduct an examination of alternatives.
By investing in breakthrough technologies that can drastically reduce the amount of energy consumed during manufacturing, the Energy Department is supporting President Obama's blueprint for an economy built on American manufacturing, American energy and skills for American workers," said U.
More than 75 per cent of crude shipments that pass through the strait are destined for markets in Asia, particularly China, Japan, India and South Korea, according to the US Energy Department.
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler), a United States-based automaker, is aiming to receive a low cost Energy Department retooling loan in 2010.
According to the Energy Department, 'Information-technology and telecommunications facilities account for approximately 120 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity annually-or three percent of all United States electricity use.
LASHKARGAH (PAN): The building of Water and Energy Department in southern Helmand province was completed and put to use on Tuesday.
EPA has fired off a harsh letter to the Energy Department threatening to pull out of a long-awaited radiation study at the former nuclear research site.
WASHINGTON: The US is suspending shipments to its strategic oil reserve for the second half of the year after Congress passed a bill calling for the halt, the Energy Department said yesterday.
The Energy Department wants agencies to explain in writing their reasons for not buying energy-efficient products.