Lumberjacks may be the latest skilled trade in short supply for the power companies serving wide areas of California that are prone to wildfires.
Vegetation management (VM) around power lines is a long-standing practice for utilities as a means of preventing downed or arcing wires, which not only... Read More »
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) recently reminded customers to start preparing now for storms and other emergency situations that could cause power outages.
“In 2018, we experienced an active season with multiple major hurricanes in the Pacific and Atlantic basins,” Scott Aaronson, EEI’... Read More »
An Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) commissioned study maintains independent oil and natural gas producers are dominating domestic energy markets.
The analysis, conducted by the business analytics group IHS Markit, showed independent producers accounted for 83 percent of the na... Read More »
Atlanta Gas Light is testing out a new system on light-duty vehicles, enabling them with adsorbed natural gas bi-fuel technology created by Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc (ANGP).
"The transportation sector accounts for the largest portion of total U.S. Greenhouse Gas emissions and 80 percent... Read More »
Entergy Louisiana announced Wednesday that the St. Charles Power Station, a 980-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle gas turbine unit, recently commenced commercial operation.
The St. Charles Power Station is one of the cleanest natural gas-powered plants in Entergy Louisiana’s fleet. On average, Enter... Read More »
Xcel Energy unveiled Wednesday its annual Corporate Responsibility Report, which shows that the company reduced carbon emissions 38 percent from 2005 levels.
Xcel is aiming to cut carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2030 and deliver 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2050.
“Our customers ... Read More »
U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) met with local leaders to discuss his infrastructure package to combat climate change, protect the environment, and expand broadband access.
Pallone sponsored a bill in the House last month called the Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s America Act, or the... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) approved additional exports of domestically produced natural gas from the Freeport LNG Terminal located on Quintana Island, Texas.
“Increasing export capacity from the Freeport LNG project is critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world by giving A... Read More »
With the backing of Michigan’s state government, automakers and legislators, Consumers Energy has launched a new program that, over the next few years, aims to increase electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and provide incentivizing rebates to the public.
The program is called PowerMIDrive a... Read More »
Nevada lawmakers have adopted legislation designed to resist efforts to roll back energy-saving light bulb standards by adopting federal standards into state law.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed AB54 into law, with officials noting the action safeguards millions of dollars in consumer saving... Read More »