Collaboration Brings the Energy for Pennsylvania Community

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 04:22:00 +0000

It took a team effort, led by Kiewit as the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor, to overcome numerous challenges and build a 1,000-MW natural gas-fired facility that has sparked a

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Nuclear Is the Bastion of Pennsylvania’s Newest Climate Action Plan

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:06:24 +0000

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Pennsylvania, a major power producer that relied on fossil fuels for 66% of its net power generation in June, plans to maintain its nuclear generation at current levels until it can ramp up other carbon-free supplies to 100% by 2050, the state’s Sept. 22–released 2021 Climate Action Plan suggests.  The measures are part of a […]

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Nuclear Is the Bastion of Pennsylvania’s Newest Climate Action Plan

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:06:24 +0000

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Pennsylvania, a major power producer that relied on fossil fuels for 66% of its net power generation in June, plans to maintain its nuclear generation at current levels until it can ramp up other carbon-free supplies to 100% by 2050, the state’s Sept. 22–released 2021 Climate Action Plan suggests.  The measures are part of a […]

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Group Buys Pennsylvania Coal Refuse Plants to Power Bitcoin Mining

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 14:01:06 +0000

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A digital mining company has an agreement to purchase a second power plant in Pennsylvania, as the group increases its coal refuse reclamation operations in the state to provide energy for its bitcoin mining operations. Stronghold Digital Mining, a bitcoin (BTC) miner headquartered in Kennerdell, Pennsylvania, on Aug. 3 said its purchase of the Panther […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Gives Pipeline Eminent Domain Go-Ahead

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 19:00:07 +0000

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with PennEast Pipeline Company in its battle with the state of New Jersey over whether its federal permit conferred the power of eminent domain and allowed it to overrule the state’s opposition to the pipeline’s construction. The 5-4 decision, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, removes an obstacle in […]

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These Oil Pipelines Violate U.S. Clean Water Act, Should Have Approval Withdrawn

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:20:54 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Amy Mall, Senior Advocate, Dirty Energy, Lands Division, Nature Program NRDC is concerned about the construction and operation of oil and gas pipelines because the climate emissions associated with massive new fossil fuel pipelines are unacceptable if we want to meet the goals needed to protect the planet. Additionally, […]

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U.S. Energy Department Announces Winners of Annual Collegiate Wind Competition

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 17:15:03 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) joined universities and wind energy experts from across the country on Friday to announce the winners of the Collegiate Wind Competition. Over the course of the academic year, thirteen undergraduate teams designed, built, and tested model wind turbines, developed project plans, collaborated with industry experts, and engaged with their […]

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What’s It Like For Communities Slowly Transitioning To Renewables?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 17:35:33 +0000

In this interview with Pennsylvania County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald (D), we discuss regional progress toward shifting the full energy landscape away from fossil fuels.

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Virginia Drives Into A Cleaner Future

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 20:30:49 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Kathy Harris, Walton Shepherd Virginia Governor Northam signed into law a bill to join 17 other states that have adopted or are considering adoption of a “Clean Cars” program — setting the Commonwealth up to become the leader in electric vehicles in the South. By adopting a Clean Cars […]

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Steps To Aid US Fossil Fuel Workers In Clean Energy Transition

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 00:50:48 +0000

The economic fallout from COVID-19 took a serious toll on U.S. fossil fuel workers and communities. But well before the coronavirus pandemic arrived, the U.S. fossil fuel industry was under significant pressure as the country moves toward cleaner forms of energy

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