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Morgan Evans

Morgan Evans joined the NGI team as an interning associate reporter in June 2019. She is currently earning her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Gettysburg College.

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Associate Reporter-Intern | Elverson, PA

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PG&E, State of California May Pursue DOE Funds for Regional Hydrogen Hub

PG&E, State of California May Pursue DOE Funds for Regional Hydrogen Hub

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) in early May announced it plans to run a 10-year study that will blend natural gas and green hydrogen in a standalone transmission system for potential use in storage, electric generation and vehicle fuel.  The project, known as Hydrogen to Infinity, will involve PG&E and several partners – the…

May 16, 2022
Lack of Planning Leaving Renewables Disconnected, Says FERC

Lack of Planning Leaving Renewables Disconnected, Says FERC

The Biden administration and FERC made moves in recent weeks to revamp the nation’s electricity transmission system, taking steps toward achieving a carbon-free energy grid by 2035 while addressing the impending infrastructure issues. During the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s third joint federal-state electric transmission task force, the five commissioners underscored that there is a great…

May 11, 2022
LSB Taking On Arkansas CO2 Capture Project for Blue Ammonia

LSB Taking On Arkansas CO2 Capture Project for Blue Ammonia

Oklahoma City-based LSB Industries Inc. is taking initial steps to bring carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) to its natural gas-fed chemicals producing plant with Cresta Fund Management LLC-backed Lapis Energy. Lapis, a carbon management company, plans to fund 100% of the capital and operations expenditures to develop the CCS project at LSB’s El Dorado, AR,…

May 2, 2022
Lower 48 Marginal Oil, Natural Gas Wells Seen Comprising Half of Well Methane Emissions

Lower 48 Marginal Oil, Natural Gas Wells Seen Comprising Half of Well Methane Emissions

A report published by researchers at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) found that low-producing oil and gas wells are a major contributor to methane emissions from well sites in the Lower 48. The study, published in the Nature Communications journal, found that while these wells produce less than 15 boe/d, they account for about 50%…

April 28, 2022
California Grid Breaks Renewable Generation Record

California Grid Breaks Renewable Generation Record

The California Independent Systems Operator (CAISO) saw 97.6% of electricity supplied to its grid come from carbon-free sources for a brief moment in early April, the second time this year the operator broke its record for energy generated from renewable resources.  During the late afternoon on April 3, CAISO recorded the peak, which surpassed the…

April 25, 2022
Lone Cypress, Proton Green Expand Helium Exploration in Southwest

Lone Cypress, Proton Green Expand Helium Exploration in Southwest

Lone Cypress Energy Services LLC and Proton Green LLC announced a partnership to jointly launch a helium exploration and carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project in the southwestern United States.  Lone Cypress, an independent energy infrastructure developer, plans to begin the project with a helium drilling program near Proton Green’s St. Johns Gas Unit in…

April 20, 2022
Schlumberger, Sintela Co-Developing Upstream, Midstream CCS Solutions

Schlumberger, Sintela Co-Developing Upstream, Midstream CCS Solutions

The No. 1 global oilfield services company, Schlumberger Ltd., has reached an agreement with Sintela Ltd. to co-develop fiber optic solutions for carbon capture and storage (CCS), as well as the energy and geothermal industries.  The new solutions will be designed to “enhance measurement data handling capability” and deliver “insights to our upstream and midstream…

April 11, 2022
Carolinas Set for Offshore Wind Energy Auction to Expand Biden’s Goals

Carolinas Set for Offshore Wind Energy Auction to Expand Biden’s Goals

The Biden administration has announced another offshore wind energy auction for more than 110,000 acres off the coast of the Carolinas, adding on to a pledge to bring 30 GW of offshore wind power online by 2030.  The proposed lease sale is scheduled for May 11 for two areas in the Carolina Long Bay area…

April 11, 2022
Mid-Atlantic, New England Regions Looking to Build Regional Hydrogen Hub

Mid-Atlantic, New England Regions Looking to Build Regional Hydrogen Hub

Four Mid-Atlantic and New England states, along with 40 energy companies, have partnered to propose a regional hydrogen hub development as various parts of the country seek to secure federal funding. The governors of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Massachusetts said they would pursue $8 billion in federal funding provided through the Department of…

April 8, 2022
Woodside Lights Up Heliogen’s Southern California AI Solar Project

Woodside Lights Up Heliogen’s Southern California AI Solar Project

Commercial-scale artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled solar technology is coming to Mojave, CA, following an agreement between Heliogen Inc., a renewable energy and AI solutions company, and Woodside Energy Inc. The project’s announcement follows Woodside’s limited notice to proceed granted to Heliogen for its 5 MW manufacturing facility in Long Beach, CA. The facility is expected to…

April 7, 2022
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