Nearly $55 Million to Clean Up Legacy Oil & Gas Pollution in North Dakota & West Virginia

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 22:27:02 +0000

Historic funding to plug orphaned oil and gas wells will address environmental and safety hazards, create good-paying jobs in communities across both states WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of the Interior today awarded $54.2 million from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for North Dakota and West Virginia to clean up … [continued]

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$140 Million to Address Legacy Pollution, Revitalize Coal Communities in West Virginia

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2024 23:02:44 +0000

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia — Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Dr. Steve Feldgus traveled to Morgantown, West Virginia, today to announce more than $140 million in fiscal year 2023 funding from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to address dangerous and polluting abandoned mine lands (AML), create … [continued]

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Geothermal Energy & Love In The Mouth Of The Dragon

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2023 17:05:19 +0000

geothermal energy fire of love volcanoesFire of Love explores the infinite power of geothermal energy through the lens of two 20th-century volcano scientists who plied their trade without the benefit of drones and other new technology.

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Billionaire-backed ‘Iron-Air’ Battery Maker Picks WV Site for First Factory

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2022 19:52:42 +0000

A battery manufacturing company with plenty of high-profile financial backing said it has picked a site for its first factory that will build “iron-air” batteries. Form Energy touts its technology as a breakthrough for long-duration storage of solar and wind power. Form, which counts Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, and British tycoon Richard […]

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New CPV Gas-Fired Power Plant Will Include Carbon Capture

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2022 22:21:14 +0000

A Maryland-based power generation development group said its new 1.8-GW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant in West Virginia will include carbon capture technology, as the company continues to expand its decarbonization platform. Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) on Dec. 12 said the new CPV Shay Energy Center will be located in Doddridge County, West Virginia. CPV […]

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GreenPower Deploys First Purpose-Built ADA-Compliant Electric Type A School Bus In The US In West Virginia

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 18:30:06 +0000

GreenPower Motor Company, the leading manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered medium and heavy-duty vehicles, has deployed the first purpose-built Type A, all-electric, zero-emission, ADA-compliant school bus in Clay County, West Virginia. This is the first Type A, all-electric, zero-emission, ADA-compliant school bus to ever be deployed in the US. The all-electric school bus called […]

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Last Gasp For Mountain Valley Pipeline Natural Gas Project

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 15:30:34 +0000

natural gas Mountain Valley west virginia manchinThe Mountain Valley Pipeline saga is not over, but the writing is on the wall for the US natural gas industry in West Virginia and elsewhere.

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CPV Announces New 1.8-GW Gas-Fired Plant for West Virginia

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 19:20:39 +0000

A Maryland-based power generation group said it will build an 1,800-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant in West Virginia, a project that will utilize carbon capture and storage to take advantage of a government tax credit. Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) on Sept. 16 said it plans for the project to be operational later this decade. […]

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Electric School Buses Win Big In USA

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 07:02:59 +0000

Electric school buses are experiencing rapid growth in the United States, with a nearly 10-fold increase in commitments by school districts and fleet operators in the past year. Thirty-eight states have now committed to procure more than 12,000 electric school buses. In the first half of 2022, several states took important action to further the transition to […]

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