Hybrid technology and emissions reduction credits are improving the competitive economics of heavy duty natural gas-powered trucks, according to market experts.
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Over the next five years, the world’s oil majors are expected to invest up to $17.5 billion into solar and wind energy projects, a Rystad Energy analysis projected.
The United States’ use of coal continued to decline in 2019, while renewable energy and natural gas consumption remained strong, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Proponents of natural gas vehicles (NGV) on Thursday cheered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its increased allocation of volumes of cellulosic biofuel for next year as a boost to the steadily increasing use of renewable natural gas (RNG) in NGVs.
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) efforts to convert renewable energy into pipeline quality natural gas are finding support among some stakeholders who view the research as an important part of building an alternative energy economy.
Energy utility rates in California are increasing faster than inflation as the use of renewable sources for power continues to grow, according to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).
New sources of renewable natural gas (RNG) and gas-to-power storage concepts are getting a boost under a $1.3 million research effort supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and national and university research organizations.
In keeping with a long-term goal to reduce nuclear and natural gas-fired power generation, San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has begun to wind down its reliance through distributed renewable and energy efficiency projects in Oakland.
Expanded use of renewable natural gas (RNG) and underground gas storage will characterize 2018 for Portland, OR-based NW Natural, as its utility rates decrease to levels not seen in more than a decade, according to CEO David Anderson.
In a state already wielding some of the most aggressive climate change measures anywhere, California lawmakers are considering a measure (SB 100) that would phase out the use of natural gas for electric generation by 2045.