Gas Networks News

  • Groundwater special section includes three papers on methane occurrences above gas plays

    If you’re a member of the NGWA Scientists and Engineers Section, you received or will soon receive the Groundwater® July-August 2017 issue that has a special section featuring three papers on methane occurrences above gas ...

  • Green gas trial hailed a success as preparations gear up for commercial operations

    Cadent (formerly National Grid Gas Distribution) has hailed the success of the green gas trials in their latest press release. The green gas trials use Tetronics plasma arc technology at the heart of the process to generate clean renewable energy from waste. Read more detail about the project in the Cadent press release below: New gas distribution company Cadent ...

  • The all-new 2´´ Quick-Change Orifice Plate Wellhead

    QED’s Quick-Change Orifice Plate Wellhead has revolutionised the control of landfill gas, with more accurate measurement and precise adjustment of gas flow, especially at very low rates (under 10 scfm).  Easy orifice plate exchanges take only seconds, with no time lost shutting down the control valve or retuning the well. The wellhead’s Precision Fine Tune Control Valve ...


    By Geotech

  • Bigger Gas Option From Siemens

    Siemens has launched a new gas engine with a power output of two MW for power generation applications. The new E-series gas engine includes the SGE-86EM for the 50 Hz market and the SGE-100EM for the 60 Hz market. The 12-cylinder GE-86EM and the SGE-100EM engines provide a broader spectrum of efficient products and solutions for clean, ...

  • Twenty one Bredel hose pumps installed in landmark sustainable energy project

    Bredel hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) have been installed as part of a landmark abrasives handling project at the combined heat and power (CHP) plant of Dong Energy in Studstrup, Denmark. The project has seen the facility switch from coal to biomass fuel in line with its ambition to supply sustainable energy. Bredel peristaltic hose pumps were selected ...

  • Pipelife Gas Stop Improves Gas Grid Safety for Enexis

    The Gas Stop automatically shuts off the gas supply of the 100 mbar household connection in case of sudden leakages, for example during digging or maintenance activities. The Dutch gas grid is already safe, and this Gas Stop will increase safety even more in case of sudden gas outflow. The Gas Stop is already used on a large scale in other countries. In some countries this Gas Stop is even a ...


    By Pipelife International GmbH

  • NH3 / CH4 detection for biogas injection into the natural gas grid

    Simultaneous detection of two gases increases efficiency while decreasing costs. A single, compact device can accomplish this. Axetris Laser Gas Detectors are capable of measuring ammonia and methane for biogas injection into the natural gas grid. Biogas is a modern energy source independent of the limited supply of fossil fuels. Its production can be adapted to current demand and is, unlike ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • FS-Elliott Announces Expanded Distribution Network

    November 30, 2016 – FS-Elliott Co., LLC, a leading manufacturer of oil-free, centrifugal compressors, announces today new distribution agreements with Dynamic Compressor Services, CDA Systems, Power Equipment Company, and Rasmussen Air & Gas Energy. Joining a network of over 75 distributors and representatives worldwide, Dynamic Compressor Services, CDA Systems, Power Equipment Company ...


    By FS-Elliott

  • PJM approves $1.5 billion in transmission upgrades

    The PJM Interconnection has approved more than $1.5 billion in electric transmission upgrades to address reliability issues in multiple areas. The largest project involves rebuilding and upgrading transmission lines in Burlington, Mercer, and Middlesex counties in New Jersey.  Some equipment is more than 80 years old, according to PJM.  The project, in the territory of Public Service ...

  • EU Energy Transition: New Roadmap for R&I in Smart Networks

    The European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) recently released its new ten-year Research & Innovation (R&I) Roadmap, 2017-26. The Roadmap provides a system view to the entire energy transition by addressing a scope larger than smart electricity grids: It also encompasses interactions with the gas and heat networks and focuses on ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Launch of gogreengas BioSNG Pilot Plant

    Proven technology has the potential to meet one third of the UK’s domestic heat requirements. Construction has begun on a new green energy plant that will be the world’s first commercially viable facility to convert household waste to a green gas called bio-substitute natural gas (BioSNG) – which emits 80% less carbon dioxide than the diesel used widely in the UK. The ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Shawcity Seminar 2: Confined Spaces and Gas Monitoring.

    The second seminar of the series hosted by Shawcity took place on Wednesday 13th July at Wrag Barn Golf and Country Club with a focus on Confined Spaces and Gas Monitoring. With lively Q&A sessions and plenty of time for networking, the events provide a fantastic opportunity to meet others working in similar fields and discuss or exchange industry-relevant ideas and information. ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • FirstEnergy pushes credit rating boost amidst re-regulation fight

    Ohio-based utility FirstEnergy, pushing to end deregulation in the state to limit competition, is seeking to bolster its credit rating on the backs of ratepayers, despite a new report suggesting deregulation has saved Ohio ratepayers billions over the last five years. In a filing submitted last week to the state Public Utilities Commission (PUC), FirstEnergy asked regulators to reconsider an ...

  • The Cities Seeking a Natural Gas Phase Out - Webinar

    Not only is natural gas for power generation becoming increasingly expensive – with prices projected to rise further through to 2020 in the UK – but for geopolitical ...


    By DEXMA

  • Monitoring is key to cutting emissions

    The big achievement of the Paris Agreement on climate change last December was getting more than 190 countries around the world to agree to a significant programme of lowering carbon emissions. But the reality is that promises are no good if not followed up by action. Nations also pledged to pursue various other policies aimed at ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Introducing the NEW CV (Competitive Vac) Series

    CV (Competitive Vac) Series Vac-Tron Equipment is excited to introduce a whole new line to their vacuum excavation equipment. It’s the new CV (Competitive Vac) Series. This series offers the performance you have come to expect from Vac-Tron Equipment while keeping the cost of operation to a minimum.   Standard equipment: CV GT ...


    By Vac-Tron Equipment

  • DOT to support electric vehicles with national alternate fuel network

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), hoping to spur the electrification of U.S. transportation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions on the highways, says it has designated 55 routes that will act as a national “alternative fuel” network, enabling drivers to fuel vehicles without traditional gas and diesel-powered engines. The network will alert drivers to refueling ...

  • U.S. Federal Highway Administration Unveils National Alternative Fuel and Electric Charging Network

    November 7, 2016 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced 55 routes that will serve as the basis for a national network of "alternative fuel" corridors spanning 35 states. Though the network is nearly 85,000 miles long, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Utilities Partner to Enhance Power Grid Preparedness

    November 2, 2016 -- Southern Company, along with Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU), PPL Electric Utilities and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA),have announced a new initiative designed to enhance the resiliency and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Free seminar introduces heat network suppliers to new Heat Trust Calculator

    The free breakfast event, hosted by Switch2  and Winckworth Sherwood, will show delegates how to raise performance standards in heat network management and introduce them to the Heat Trust's new cost comparison tool. This calculator will  help customers to better understand and compare their district heating bills. ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

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