natural gas grid News

  • National Grid Begins Upgrade To Natural Gas Delivery System In Brooklyn And Queens

    National Grid will begin construction of the Brooklyn/Queens Interconnect project this week, connecting the company's existing distribution systems in Brooklyn and Queens, which will ensure reliability and safety, provide additional natural gas and meet future energy needs for customers. This is the first pipeline to be installed in the area in 50 years. ...


    By National Grid PLC

  • National Grid, Advanced Plasma Power and Progressive Energy announce new project to transform waste into Bio Substitute Natural Gas

    Project will deliver an end-to-end process for converting waste to Bio-SNG, using Gasplasma® technology  The first project that demonstrates the use of waste to produce bio-substitute natural gas (Bio-SNG) has today been announced by National Grid, Advanced Plasma Power and Progressive Energy. The project, which uses waste as a feedstock ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • GE Launches Power Plant with Breakthrough Flexibility and Efficiency to Enable Greater Use of Wind, Solar and Natural Gas on Power Grid

    GE (NYSE: GE), whose technology helps to deliver a quarter of the world’s electricity, today announced a first-of-its-kind power plant engineered to deliver an unprecedented combination of flexibility and efficiency. By rapidly ramping up and down in response to fluctuations in wind and solar power, the technology will enable the integration of more ...


    By General Electric

  • National Grid Selects EnerNOC to Manage Natural Gas Consumption in New York City

    EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading provider of energy management solutions for utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional customers, today announced that National Grid has selected EnerNOC's technology and services platform to manage natural gas consumption at approximately ...


    By EnerNOC, Inc.

  • Film reveals advantages of gas to grid AD plants

    In the video, David Bermingham, the developer behind the scheme at Icknield Farm, in Wallingford, offers a comprehensive insight into the planning, construction and day-to-day operation of the plant. He talks about how the period from the start of construction to getting gas into the grid was only six months - and the timeframe for payback on the investment is within seven to 10 years. The plant ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

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  • Low on natural gas, California told to power down

    Water isn't the only resource running short in California. The drought-stricken state is also low on natural gas. With a move that usually comes in the height of summer when temperatures are soaring and air conditioners blasting, Californians were urged to voluntarily cut their electricity use after frigid weather across the U.S. and Canada caused a shortage of natural gas at Southern California ...


    By Associated Press

  • Reducing Dependence on Russian Natural Gas - with Bioenergy

    The Russian annexation of Crimea exposed new inherent economic and political risks in natural gas supply from Russia to the EU. To address this issue, the WBA is holding a workshop in Brussels to discuss ways to reduce exposure to Russian gas imports using bioenergy. This workshop will NOT deal with "theoretical biomass potentials", but achievable contributions to 2020-30. Topics include; how ...

  • 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

  • Nestlé Pioneers the Use of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)

    Partnership with Clarke Energy will enable Nestlé to save 30% on fuel cost annually Nestlé Nigeria Plc. has pioneered the use of compressed natural gas (CNG) as a fuel source for its Flowergate Factory, enabling the leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company in the West African economic powerhouse to reduce recurrent electricity cost by 30 percent. ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Europe’s planned ‘Super Grid’

    An electricity super grid is being planned to connect all 28 European Union countries and provide them with insurance against power blackouts. Forty leading organisations from research, industry, utilities and grid operators are combining in a €63 million research program aimed at incorporating all renewable energies into a super grid that can balance intermittent sources of electricity and ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Natural gas to fuel B.C.`s new economy

    British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has announced a new provincial natural gas strategy based on four priorities for long-term economic prosperity under the BC Jobs Plan. "We are creating new and exciting opportunities by diversifying our natural gas sector, strengthening job prospects for British Columbians and opening the door to new clean energy projects," said Premier Clark ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste Management to Build Renewable Natural Gas Facility

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced it is building a facility that will create pipeline-ready natural gas from its Milam Landfill in Fairmont City, Ill.At a ceremony at the landfill, state, county and local officials joined the company to celebrate the groundbreaking. The processed renewable natural gas will be injected into the pipelines of ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • The Smart Grid at GLOBE 2012

    "Smart grid" technology will deliver more efficient and reliable power, although some consumers face rising costs to replace aging electric grid infrastructure, industry experts told the GLOBE 2012 business and environment conference. A "small minority" of consumers also still have concerns about privacy issues and potential health impacts of smart grid technology, they told a GLOBE ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Smartening the Grid - What’s at stake

    When President Obama signed into law the economic stimulus act, he opened the door for a massive infusion of capital to bring new forms of clean energy on line to reduce America’s dependency upon foreign oil, and to deploy technologies that would help reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions. Of all the many initiatives that will be funded, none will have a greater impact in terms of bang for the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Greening the gas grid – critical issues workshop, renewable biomethane

    The European Commission strategy for energy infrastructure priorities for 2020 and beyond is targeting CNG, LNG and biogas/biomethane to increase European energy diversity and energy security.  The European Commission, in its Communication to the European Parliament, Council, and the Committee of the Regions lays the groundwork for its Energy infrastructure priorities for 2020 and beyond ...


  • ABLE awarded field instrument package for national grid gas pipeline

    ABLE is pleased to announce the award of the field instrument package for the natural gas pipeline connection linking EDF Energy’s new 1,300MW combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station at its West Burton site in Nottinghamshire to the National Grid National Transmission System (NTS), some 12 miles away, at Grayingham, Lincolnshire.EDF Energy was granted consent to build the new Power Station by ...

  • UK`s National Grid aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80%

    The UK's National Grid has announced it is to increase its target of reducing company-wide greenhouse gas emissions from 60 per cent to 80 per cent by 2050. It also unveiled its intention to adopt new carbon budgets across its UK and US electricity and gas businesses from April 2009, integrating them into the management of its day-to-day business operations and company performance process, to ...


    By National Grid PLC

  • Building a continental renewable super grid

    As the planet warms and the economy cools, renewable resources are emerging as a realistic means to solve both problems in a timely fashion. Advocates of renewable energy want trillions of dollars spent in the coming decades on a continental-scale smart grid that will slash global greenhouse gas emissions and turn society toward a prosperous and ecological future. How can we build such a grid? ...


    By Global Policy Innovations

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