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There’s plentiful gas on our doorstep. Let’s use it

There’s plentiful gas on our doorstep. Let’s use it As an independent group not beholden to any energy source, ISO-New England President-CEO Gordon van Welie, in his State of the Grid conference call Wednesday, simply laid out the challenges of the organization that runs the power-generating system to meet the demand for electricity, given the … Continue reading There’s plentiful gas on our doorstep. Let’s use it

Natural Gas and Renewable Energy to Continue Leading the Market

Natural Gas and Renewable Energy to Continue Leading the Market Cheap natural gas and social pressure to reduce carbon emissions give gas-fired power plants and renewable energy resources a competitive advantage over traditional coal and nuclear generation. Energy storage continues to gain traction as costs decrease and technology evolves. The more things change, the more … Continue reading Natural Gas and Renewable Energy to Continue Leading the Market

#Bechtel to build 1,182-MW #Ohio gas plant as fuel mix shifts away from coal

Bechtel to build 1,182-MW Ohio gas plant as fuel mix shifts away from coal Bechtel awarded EPC contract for South Field Energy plant Over 4 GW of regional coal capacity to retire by 2022 New York — South Field Energy has selected engineering firm Bechtel to design and build its $1.3 billion, 1,182-MW South Field … Continue reading #Bechtel to build 1,182-MW #Ohio gas plant as fuel mix shifts away from coal

#California ‘s Electricity Dreams Still Need Natural Gas

California’s Electricity Dreams Still Need Natural Gas Already requiring 33% renewables by 2020 and 50% by 2030, California Governor Jerry Brown just signed SB 100, mandating that 100% of the state’s electricity comes from “carbon-free” sources by 2045, largely leaning on renewables like wind and solar. This truly is the Golden State’s energy challenge of … Continue reading #California ‘s Electricity Dreams Still Need Natural Gas