Post Tagged with: "Massachusetts"

More energy is used per person for transportation in states with low population density

More energy is used per person for transportation in states with low population density

EIA


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Great report from the EIA – However I have one question – How will all of the people leaving the major population centers change this report? 

According to the latest data estimates in …

Source: Reuters

Massachusetts directs agency to study phase-out of natural gas

Reuters


Massachusetts’ top attorney asked the state’s public utilities regulator on Thursday to probe the future of the natural gas industry as the state moves away from burning fossil fuels because they contribute to climate change.

If the state’s Department …

Colorado Joins California in Requiring Automakers to Sell More Electric Cars

Colorado Joins California in Requiring Automakers to Sell More Electric Cars

From CNBC


Colorado has become the 11th state to adopt California’s zero-emission-vehicle mandate forcing automakers to sell more electric cars in the state.

The new rule was passed by Colorado’s air-quality commission by a vote of 8 to 1 on …

Source: NTSB

Company Responsible for Last Year’s Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions Settles Lawsuit for $143 Million

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Columbia Gas and parent company NiSource will allocate a total of $1 billion to address the needs of affected communities
Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, in conjunction with its parent company NiSource

First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Project Hits Snag Due to Fishing-Industry Concerns

First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Project Hits Snag Due to Fishing-Industry Concerns

From Reuters


Trump administration infighting is holding up approval of the first major U.S. offshore wind energy project, with agencies sparring over whether the proposal does enough to protect the fishing industry, according to interviews and agency documents.

The delays …

Federal Offshore Wind Sale Rivals Oil & Gas with a Record $405 Million in Winning Bids

Federal Offshore Wind Sale Rivals Oil & Gas with a Record $405 Million in Winning Bids

From Marine Log

Friday’s BOEM offshore wind lease sale of some 390,000 acres offshore Massachusetts drew competitive winning bids from three companies, totaling approximately $405 million.

That was way more than the previous highest grossing offshore wind lease sale in …

December 17, 2018 - 12:01 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Renewable Energy