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Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Trump Promotes Gas-to-plastics Project in Pennsylvania

August 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

President Donald Trump made a trip to western Pennsylvania earlier this week to promote a project that would turn gas into plastic products. Trump visited Shell’s Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex, which critics claim will be the largest air polluter in the […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Clean Energy Opens RNG Fueling Station in New York City

July 12, 2019

Via: Waste360

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. on July 10 welcomed New York City officials, community leaders and environmental advocates to the opening of its newest natural gas fueling station in Hunts Point, N.Y.—the first station in New York City to exclusively offer […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Duke Indiana IRP adds 1,240 MW gas, keeps some coal online for almost 20 years

June 24, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

Almost 90% of Indiana’s electricity was produced by coal-fired plants last year, said Duke, and the company acknowledges it needs to make a change — but activists say the utility is not moving fast enough. “Coal emits carbon dioxide when […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Siemens to spin off gas and power business

May 8, 2019

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

Global energy powerhouse Siemens is to undergo a fundamental transformation by spinning off its gas and power divisions into a new entity which will also comprise its stake in windpower firm Siemens Gamesa. Pending approval by an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

The Next Frontier for Demand Response: Natural Gas

April 26, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

This year’s polar vortex in the Midwest and Northeast strained our grid systems and compelled many utilities in the regions to ask customers to conserve energy. These extreme weather events tend to focus our collective attention on potential weaknesses in […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Refuse Vehicles Go Full Circle with Redeem RNG

March 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced an increased demand for renewable natural gas (RNG) from the refuse sector, particularly in California, where refuse trucks are fueled by the very solid waste they haul. The city of Fresno signed a two-year agreement […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Pennsylvania Nuclear Bailout Bill Draws Fire From Ratepayer, Natural Gas and Enviro Groups

March 12, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Pennsylvania legislators have introduced a bill to shore up two money-losing nuclear power plants that would otherwise close by 2021, by folding them into the state’s 2004 alternative energy portfolio standard for wind, solar and a handful of other energy […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management of Arizona Opens New CNG Station

February 20, 2019

Via: Waste360

Waste Management of Arizona (WM) has opened its new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station located in Goodyear along Interstate-10. The new station now supplies fuel to an expanded fleet of cleaner-running WM trash collection trucks serving residents and businesses […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Italian Oil & Gas Giant Opens Municipal Solid Waste to Fuel Plant

January 4, 2019

Via: Waste Management World

Syndial, the environmental services company of Rome based multinational oil and gas firm, Eni, has taken first step in its journey toward building industrial-scale plants to produce bio-oil from municipal solid waste as operations begin at a pilot plant located […]


Electric Utility, Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Storage will replace 3 California gas plants as PG&E nabs approval for world’s largest batteries

November 9, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

Approval of PG&E’s landmark energy storage solicitation is the most significant example to date of batteries taking the place of fossil fuel generation on the power grid. Energy storage has helped decrease the California’s reliance on gas for years, particularly […]