Energy providers can't afford to wait for green projects to come to fruition, so many are...

|By:, SA News Editor

Energy providers can't afford to wait for green projects to come to fruition, so many are increasingly betting their future on natural gas. Nat gas prices for the fuel are at an 11-month low, and Duke Energy's (DUK) Jim Rogers says the price and regulatory outlook ”may prompt companies to defer coal projects and build plants that burn the cleaner fuel.”