natural gas

The Renewable Energy Transition at Work In Wisconsin: It’s Complicated

Wisconsin's renewable energy profile is a little behind the national average, but it is strong enough to shutter coal power plants and attract…

UPS Boosts Supplies of Renewable Biogas

UPS announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase up to 11.5 million gallon equivalents of renewable biogas a year, helping…

170 Years of Lighting DC: How WGL Plans for a More Sustainable Future

WGL Holdings' commitment to keeping D.C. heated and electrified has never wavered, even 169 years after its founding. Its mission of keeping the…

Beyond Rooftop Solar: How a 170-Year-Old Gas Company Stays Modern with Renewables

WGL, formerly Washington Gas and Light, has 170-year-old roots in natural gas, but it is rapidly transitioning into renewables.

Hurricane Harvey Halts Domestic Oil and Gas Production

Hurricane Harvey compromised a massive hub for energy production, highlighting the challenges facing our current energy infrastructure.

Trump’s DOE Invests $13M in Alternative Fuel Vehicles

New electric vehicles that can support mass transit are on the horizon, according to an announcement by the Department of Energy Vehicle Technologies…

New Grid Study Finds Advantages of Coal — If Taxpayers Foot The Bill

A controversial new grid study notes the falling cost of electricity, which presents a formidable barrier to the future survival of coal power…

Oil & Gas Sector’s Big Role in New Energy Future

For the oil and gas industry, lowering its operational footprint is just the starting point. The industry should leverage its global infrastructure and…

West Virginia’s Largest Utility Sees Renewables — Not Coal — in its Future

West Virginia's largest utility, Appalachian Power, indicated that solar and wind power technologies will be a larger part of the Mountain State's electricity…

Report: Methane Leakage at Natural Gas Plants Much Higher Than Previously Thought

"Methane is a 34 times more potent greenhouse gas than is carbon dioxide," said Paul Shepson, a professor of analytical and atmospheric chemistry…

The March Away From Coal Continues, Unabated

The potential closure of the largest coal plant in the American West is another sign that dirty coal is on its way out…

Unlikely Partners Aim to Improve Methane Leak Detection

A curious union between an oil and gas company, an environmental NGO, and a tech startup aims to minimize fugitive methane emissions from…

ExxonMobil Talks Climate Change But Ramps Up Petrochemical Biz

ExxonMobil insists it supports the Paris climate agreement, but that doesn't mean the company plans to do any less drilling.

DOE Says ‘Hell No’ to Trump Request for Names

Donald Trump's transition team sent a list of 70-plus questions to the DOE, including a request for the names of employees and contractors…

Despite Trump’s Promise, Economics Will Hasten Coal’s Decline

As the natural gas boom continues and renewable prices fall, it's economics -- not regulation -- that nudges utilities away from coal-fired power…