Gas Networks News

  • 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

  • BTU900 Economical 2 or 3 Gas Analyzer

    BTU900 Economical 2-3 Gas Analyzer - Residential Combustion Analyzer The NEW BTU900 Economical Residential Combustion Analyzer is the most advanced unit to meet the growing needs for Boiler & Burner Set-Ups, Servicing, & Maintenance.  Now available are field replaceable sensors for easy diagnostics and replacements to ...

  • 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

  • Consortium presenting at China Britain Trade Expo 2017

    With over 500 delegates already confirmed for the China Britain Trade Expo 2017, the event is set to be one of the largest dedicated UK-China events of 2017. China Britain Trade Expo 2017 takes place in London’s prestigious QEII Centre in Westminster on the 19th of January and focuses on future trade, import, export and other opportunities of collaboration between China and the UK. ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • 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)

  • Eversource takes state pipeline decision to Supreme Court

    New Hampshire’s largest utility is taking its case for a proposed natural gas pipeline expansion project to the state’s highest court. Eversource Energy says it wants to expand the existing Algonquin pipeline system in Connecticut and Massachusetts through a project called Access Northeast.  The $3 billion joint venture proposed by Eversource, Spectra Energy and National Grid is ...

  • 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

  • NYISO Strategic Plan: Sustaining Reliable Power with Grid Advances

    Serving consumers' changing power needs, addressing public policy goals and maintaining grid reliability are key components of a multi-year strategic plan released by the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO). The NYISO's 2017-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on technology advances and infrastructure investment as it prepares New York's electric grid for the future. The integration of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Connecting renewable generation to the grid faces technological and regulatory challenges

    A wave of renewable energy generation construction has swept the nation, accounting for the majority of new capacity over the last two years, and that has led to a new challenge—getting it all on the grid in the most efficient way. “The competitiveness of wind and solar has made them a go-to option,” said Aaron Bloom, project manager for the National Renewable Energy ...

  • New Studies: AD can Decarbonise the Agri and Waste Sectors

    The trade bodies Cré and IrBEA representing the entire sector have hired an international expert to conduct a number of reports which examined the potential of the anaerobic digestion sector to decarbonise the agri and waste sectors with multiple cross-sectoral benefits. These reports assessed that potential in terms of available feedstocks and ...

  • eMotorWerks and Nayax Partner to Deliver Smart-Grid Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

    Recognizing the need for affordable, smart-grid enabled charging options with flexible payment methods for EV charging, eMotorWerks has teamed with EV Meter, a subsidiary of Nayax, for the development of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New England electricity production adequate for winter, despite pipeline concerns

    New England’s regional grid operator said electricity supplies should be sufficient to meet demand this winter, but warned the region needs to expand its natural gas infrastructure to adequately serve power plants during peak heating demand. ISO New England (ISO-NE) said it has launched its Winter Reliability Program in order to pay generators that burn oil or liquid natural gas to buy fuel ...

  • Six New Innovation Projects Get Funding From Ofgem for Smarter Energy Grids

    Ofgem is driving innovation improvements across the electricity and gas sector by funding six new projects through its Network Innovation Competition (NIC). The projects include testing how greener' gas can be used on a university's gas grid in Staffordshire, and examining how advanced software can help make more efficient use of locally-connected solar power. Britain needs gas and electricity ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Smart grid to the next level

    Making a smart grid for smart and sustainable energy supply has reached the next level now that for the city of Lelystad a consortium of thirteen partners have agreed to work together. Their ‘Grand Design’ for sustainable energy and infrastructure was created in May this year, and consists of three parts: making (existing) buildings sustainable, use the available biogas in the ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Silver Spring Networks Integrating Distribution Automation Into Baltimore Gas and Electric Smart Grid

    November 4, 2016 -- Silver Spring Networks recently announced that Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) will leverage its Silver Spring IPv6 smart grid platform to connect new devices in their distribution system. The existing Silver Spring multi-application platform will ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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