Fracking riles residents in Pittsburgh’s northeastern suburbs

Natasha Lindstrom (Tribune- Review) – Greg DeMedio first learned of hydraulic fracturing activity under way in Indiana Township when he and his wife took their daughter to play at Emmerling Community Park.  More...

Posted 5/21/2018 12:58 PM

Hanna announces solar awards for Clinton and Centre counties

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Mike Hanna, D-Clinton/Centre, today announced that three applicants from Clinton and Centre counties received over $3 million in grant funding through the Commonwealth Financing Authority.  More...

Posted 5/21/2018 12:58 PM

Wolf backs new bill imposing Marcellus Shale natural gas tax

HARRISBURG, PA. (AP) — Gov. More...

Posted 5/21/2018 12:58 PM

Energy agency rejects Trump bid to boost coal, nuclear power

BY MATTHEW DALY, AP  WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent energy agency rejected a Trump administration plan to bolster coal-fired and nuclear power plants, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump’s efforts to boost the struggling coal More...

Posted 1/11/2018 08:54 PM

Utility makes push for nuclear subsidies, drawing opposition

TRENTON, N.J. More...

Posted 1/11/2018 08:54 PM

Panel grants conditional OK on key pipeline approval

RICHMOND, VA. More...

Posted 1/11/2018 08:54 PM

UGI Energy Services acquires Rockdale Midstream assets

WYOMISSING, PA (AP) - UGI Energy Services LLC (UGIES) acquired midstream assets from Rockdale Marcellus LLC through its wholly owned subsidiary, UGI Texas Creek LLC.  More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:17 PM

Court orders pause in Atlantic Sunrise pipeline construction

COLUMBIA, PA. (AP) — A federal appeals court has temporarily halted construction of a natural gas pipeline in Pennsylvania.  LNP reports the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., stopped work on the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline.  More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:17 PM

2 groups oppose sale of West Virginia coal-fired plant

CHARLESTON, W.VA. More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:17 PM

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Construction underway on new transmission line, upgrades in Western Pennsylvania

AKRON, OHIO - FirstEnergy Corp. is rebuilding and modernizing an electric transmission line to enhance service reliability for West Penn Power and Penn Power customers in Butler and Mercer counties. More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:18 PM

Ohio city refuses to give up fight against gas pipeline

CLEVELAND (AP) — As a partnership between companies based in Canada and Detroit begins the first steps in building a $2 billion natural gas pipeline, a northeast Ohio mayor is vowing to continue his city’s fight to get the pipeline moved More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:18 PM

Senate approves nominees for energy oversight commission

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved two more members of the federal commission that oversees the nation’s power grid and natural gas pipelines, including President Donald Trump’s choice for chairman.  More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:18 PM

Federal agency OKs gas pipeline project fought by residents

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved construction of a high-pressure pipeline that will carry natural gas from the shale fields of Appalachia, across northern Ohio and into Michigan and Canada, a decision likel More...

Posted 9/14/2017 05:01 PM

Regulators set to vote on Delaware River gas drilling ban

NEWTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A regulatory commission that oversees water quality in the Delaware River and its tributaries is set to consider a permanent ban on natural gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing.  More...

Posted 9/14/2017 05:01 PM

New York denies key permit for new gas-fired power plant

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State environmental regulators have denied a key permit for a $900 million power plant being built in southeastern New York.  More...

Posted 9/14/2017 05:01 PM

Tulsa-based gas supplier gets approval for pipeline project

TULSA, OKLA. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Environment Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have granted environmental permits for a Tulsa-based natural gas supplier’s pipeline project.  More...

Posted 9/14/2017 05:01 PM

Tesla starts production of solar cells in Buffalo

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Inc. is starting production of the cells for its solar roof tiles at its factory in Buffalo, New York.   More...

Posted 9/14/2017 05:01 PM

First tanker with US natural gas reaches Poland

WARWAR SAWAW , Poland (AP ) — The first ever tanker with liquefied natural gas from the United States arrived in Poland as part of the country’s — and the region’s — efforts to cut its dependence on Russia. More...

Posted 7/14/2017 09:46 AM

Renewable sources of electricity outpace nuclear plants

WA WA SHINGTON HINGTON (AP ) — For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April. More...

Posted 7/14/2017 09:47 AM

Appalachian Power seeks OK for 2 wind generation projects

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Posted 7/14/2017 09:47 AM

Environmentalists triumph as Senate upholds drilling rule

WASHI NGTON (AP) – Environmentalists notched a rare win in the Republican-led Senate on Wednesday as a GOP effort to reverse an Obama-era rule restricting harmful methane emissions unexpectedly failed. More...

Posted 6/1/2017 03:58 PM

PA Energy Association announces 2017 Safety Award winners

HARRISBURG, PA – The Energy Association of Pennsylvania has officially recognized nine companies for outstanding safety performance. Safety is of paramount importance to the Energy Association and its member companies. More...

Posted 6/1/2017 03:58 PM

Public Service Enterprise Group closing its two final New Jersey coal-fired power plants

HAMILTON TOWNSHI P, N.J. (AP) – The largest energy provider in New Jersey is set to close its final coal-fired power plants. More...

Posted 6/1/2017 03:58 PM

Three winners announced at Shale Gas Innovation contest

PITTSBURGH, PA (AP) – On May 9, 2017, at the Final’s Event for the Sixth Annual Shale Gas Innovation Contest, three Pennsylvania-based natural gas tech companies each walked away with a winner’s check for $20,000.  More...

Posted 6/1/2017 03:58 PM

Sustainable Energy Fund announces launch of new program, Solarize Lehigh Valley

ALLENTOWN – Sustainable Energy Fund (SEF) will officially launch their newest program, Solarize Lehigh Valley, on Friday, May 4, 2018. Solarize Lehigh Valley is a regional program to help local residents and small business go solar. More...

Posted 5/21/2018 12:58 PM

Shale directories to present Appalachian Storage Hub Conference

CANONSBURG, PA. More...

Posted 5/21/2018 12:58 PM

U.S. ethane consumption, exports to increase as new petrochemical plants come online

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over the next two years, EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) projects growth in U.S. More...

Posted 3/15/2018 04:18 PM

Appalachia underground natural gas storage clears first test

BY JONATHAN MATTISE, AP  NASHVILLE, TENN. (AP) — Plans for an underground natural gas liquids storage hub pegged as a major job creator for the chemical industry in struggling Appalachia have cleared their first big hurdle.  More...

Posted 1/11/2018 08:54 PM

Wind farm firm wants Ohio Legislature to ease setback rules

GREEN SPRINGS, OHIO (AP) — A company planning to develop a wind farm in two rural Ohio counties says it won’t build the $92 million project unless the state Legislature eases setback rules.  More...

Posted 1/11/2018 08:54 PM

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Shell profits rise more than expected as prices rise

LONDON (AP) — Energy company Shell says its earnings rose more than expected in the third quarter as it benefited from higher market prices and an expansion into gas production.  More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:17 PM

124-megawatt 40-turbine wind farm proposed in Broome County

WINDSOR, N.Y. More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:17 PM

Labor Department: Solar, wind jobs to boom over next decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pledges to revive the nation’s struggling coal mines, but new data from the federal agency that tracks employment growth suggests blue-collar job seekers would do better to look to clean energy.&nb More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:17 PM

Mon Power to upgrade transmission substation to connect green energy to regional grid

FAIRMONT, W.VA. - Mon Power is upgrading a transmission substation near Thomas, West Virginia., to help connect a new wind farm to the regional electric grid. More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:17 PM

EPA to hold hearing on climate plan repeal in West Virginia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will hold a public hearing in West Virginia on its plan to nullify an Obama-era plan to limit planet- warming carbon emissions. The state is economically dependent on coal mining.  More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:18 PM

TransCanada says it’s cancelling Energy East pipeline

TORONTO (AP) — Pipeline company TransCanada said Thursday it’s cancelling a plan to build a pipeline that would ship 1.1 million barrels of oil per day from Western Canada to the Atlantic coast in a decision that exposed deep divisions ac More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:18 PM

West Virginia again approves Mountain Valley Pipeline

MORGANTOWN, W.VA. (AP) — West Virginia environmental regulators on Wednesday lifted their suspension of the permit for building the Mountain Valley Pipeline, which would carry natural gas down the center of the state.  More...

Posted 11/16/2017 02:18 PM

Court rules against ban of natural gas production waste

CHARLESTON, W.VA. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court’s decision to throw out a West Virginia county’s ordinance that bans the disposal of natural gas production waste.  More...

Posted 9/14/2017 05:01 PM

Pennsylvania, gas driller settle dispute over contamination

HARRISBURG, PA. More...

Posted 9/14/2017 05:01 PM

SolarWindow enters agreement for production of electricity-generating glass

COLUMBIA, MD. More...

Posted 9/14/2017 05:01 PM

FERC approves phase 1A of Rover Pipeline

DALLAS (AP) - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved Energy Transfer Partners’ request to put Phase 1A of the Rover Pipeline into service.  Phase 1A, the 212-mile section from Cadiz, Ohio, to Defiance, Ohio, will begin na More...

Posted 9/14/2017 05:01 PM

6th Annual Northeast Oil & Gas Awards now open for nominations

PITTSBURGH, PA - The Oil & Gas Awards are now open for submissions for the Sixth Annual Northeast Oil & Gas Awards, recognizing the companies for their commitment to the key areas of health and safety, operational excellence and innovation.&n More...

Posted 9/14/2017 05:01 PM

Natural gas distributor under fire for noncompliance

(AP ) – A natural gas delivery company is taking heat for a compressor station in Susquehanna County, one it built without a required state permit and allegedly stalled reporting noise rules violations to the county.  More...

Posted 7/14/2017 09:47 AM

RETTEW announces new solar array project

State College, PA PA – RETTEW and project partners the University Area Joint Authority and Pace Energy solidified a plan to install a solar array at the authority’s site in State College. More...

Posted 7/14/2017 09:47 AM

Consumers Energy spending $440M on natural gas modernization

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) – Consumers Energy plans to spend nearly $440 million this year to help modernize its natural gas system. The unit of Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. More...

Posted 6/1/2017 03:58 PM

Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019

HARRISBURG, PA (AP) – The owner of Three Mile Island, site of the United States’ worst commercial nuclear power accident, said Monday that it will shut down the plant in 2019 without a financial rescue from Pennsylvania. More...

Posted 6/1/2017 03:58 PM

PJM capacity auction sees strong response from market participants to strict performance standards

VALLEY FORGE, PA (AP) – The world’s largest competitive power market, PJM Interconnection, attracted a record amount of competitive resources meeting strict performance standards in its annual capacity auction. More...

Posted 6/1/2017 03:58 PM

Six residents next to proposed Sunoco pipeline file lawsuit

MIDDLETOWN, PA (AP) – Six Pennsylvania residents say Sunoco Logistics’ proposed Mariner East 2 pipeline is too close to their homes under a township code.  More...

Posted 6/1/2017 03:58 PM

Trump names two to serve on embattled energy panel

WASHI NGTON, D.C. (AP) – President Donald Trump has tapped an aide to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and a veteran Pennsylvania official to serve on the vacancy-plagued Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.  More...

Posted 6/1/2017 03:58 PM

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