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.
Albuquerque delays decision on solar proposal
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Leaders in New Mexico’s largest city have put off a decision on whether to join dozens of other communities that have set goals to get more of their electricity from renewable resources, a movement that has swept cities from the U.S. and Canada to Germany.