Panelists see opportunities ahead for Washington Co.
MEADOW LANDS – A banker, a real estate developer and a natural gas drilling company representative said Aug. 25 they believe Washington County has a bright economic future, but one panelist is hoping the success of Southpointe can be duplicated by another business park of similar magnitude to handle future growth in the area.
Reports of decline have been greatly exaggerated
Over the past several months, there have been numerous articles, primarily in the Pittsburgh media, incorrectly portraying Southpointe as being in a state of decline. While I am by no means minimizing the situation in the region’s real estate market, I believe the tone of the media requires information that places the market conditions at Southpointe in perspective.
Obama legacy: Quiet but big changes in energy, pollution
HANGZHOU, China – Mostly unnoticed amid the political brawl over climate change, the United States has undergone a quiet transformation in how and where it gets its energy during Barack Obama’s presidency, slicing the nation’s output of polluting gases that are warming Earth.
Paradox nation: Norway, a climate leader making money on oil
STAVANGER, Norway – Norway wants to get rid of gasoline-fueled cars, plans to become carbon neutral by 2030 and spends billions on helping poor countries reduce their carbon footprints. Meanwhile, it’s pushing ever farther into the Arctic Ocean in search of more oil and gas.
DEP report: In a year of fewer drilling applications, Pa. gas scores record output
Despite a downturn in prices for natural gas and fewer wells drilled, Pennsylvania’s production of the fuel continued to rise in 2015 to 4.6 trillion cubic feet, nearly five times as much as was produced in the state in 2011.
CEA launches campaign to support pipeline construction
Consumer Energy Alliance, a national consumer advocacy organization that represents consumers, manufacturers, agriculture, energy, renewables and other industries, launched a push for pipelines in the Keystone State and elsewhere in the United States.
Aquion, SolarAfrica bring off-grid solar power to Kenya wildlife conservancy
PITTSBURGH – Aquion Energy, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer of Aqueous Hybrid Ion batteries and energy storage systems, and SolarAfrica, a leading African solar energy services company, have announced a newly installed off-grid microgrid at the Loisaba Conservancy, a hub for wildlife research and a world-class ecotourism destination in Kenya, East Africa.
Report: Clean Energy jobs growing in state
Pennsylvania residents working in “clean energy” jobs – those involving everything from upgrading facilities with energy efficient lighting and insulation to working on solar and wind energy projects – now account for about 66,000 direct positions, according to a report released July 14.