Ohio businesses can achieve high energy efficiency and save huge amounts of money with combined heat and power, but regulatory and legislative landscape have made it harder for businesses to reap those benefits.
In two separate deals, Speedway and U.S. Oil will be adding to Ohio's compressed-natural-gas (CNG) infrastructure with new fueling sites set to open this year.
Speedway LLC, Enon, Ohio, is partnering with IGS CNG Services to build a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Findlay, Ohio, the same town where Speedway parent Marathon Petroleum Corp. is based.
CANTON, OHIO — Northeast Ohio, and especially its business community, needs to be thinking and talking more about how the region’s broad industrial base can capitalize on the shale-gas boom.That was the message delivered April 7 by Team NEO’s Paul Boulier, at the Canton
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The energy industry wants a Pennsylvania court to let it play a formal role in sorting out the loose ends after a landmark court decision on a new state law designed to modernize
HARRISBURG, Pa. - A long, cold winter has taught many Pennsylvanians about some of the harsh realities of shopping for electricity. According to Sonny Popowsky, the former state consumer advocate, now a member of the AARP Pennsylvania Executive Council, many residents have signed on to variable-rate plans rather than the more-consistently-priced default service and found out just how volatile the electricity marketplace can be. ...
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commissioner Pam Witmer urged a Pennsylvania House committee Thursday to adopt a series of regulations that would give the state’s electricity consumers more information and less waiting time when trying to switch suppliers. The PUC last week introduced regulations that would cut the time it takes to switch electricity suppliers to three days, down from an average of 11 to 40 days, depending on the billing cycle. The proposed changes also would provide interested consumers with clearer contract language and more disclosures about the variability of the rates. During a hearing to investigate bills that soared in price for variable-rate customers this winter, the House Consumer Affairs Committee heard testimony at the Allegheny County Courthouse on Thursday from
A Franklin County judge has ruled that a Guernsey County couple can move forward with a lawsuit that seeks to stop fracking beneath and around Seneca Lake. The couple filed the suit in October, eight months after the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District approved a $40.3 million lease with a Colorado-based drilling company for underground mineral rights to 6,400 acres, including the lake.
Anthony Alexander, who has headed Akron-based utility since 2004, accused state and federal policymakers of distorting electrical markets "to further advance the war on coal" in a trajectory that will elevate electricity prices and harm the electric power system's long-term reliability.
The Marcellus Shale once again drove natural gas production higher at Consol Energy Inc. last quarter, when companywide production increased by 23% from the year-ago period to reach 48.4 Bcfe and nearly matched a quarterly record the company set in the final three months of 2013.
The Natural Resources Defense Council, known for slapping lawsuits on big polluters, thinks power utilities are worth saving from a solar-powered death spiral, an NRDC official said in Chicago Monday. An Exelon official welcomed the help.