Daily Archives: July 17, 2020

5 questions on flaring for investors to ask oil and gas companies

By EDF Energy Exchange By Dominic WatsonFor investors concerned with environmental, social and governance issues, flaring poses one of the most immediate and material risks to shareholder value in the oil and gas industry. For an industry that prides itself on operational excellence, flaring is a waste of potentially saleable product and an unsustainable industry…

Natural Gas and Renewables: Friends, NOT Foes

By Energy in Depth Renewable energy and natural gas have a much more symbiotic and productive relationship than is generally acknowledged by the average person, according to IHS Markit, one of the largest data-analytics companies and the host of the internationally acclaimed CERAWeek Energy Conference. The natural gas and renewables sectors share a common goal:…

Natural Gas Powers OSU to a Sustainable Future

By Energy in Depth Leveraging the region’s abundant natural gas and energy resources, The Ohio State University is moving forward with plans that will advance its sustainability initiatives and achieve environmental progress with a new natural gas-fired power plant. In 2008, the university released its Resource Stewardship Goals, which included achieving carbon neutrality by 2050…

ComEd Agrees to $200M Fine on Federal Bribery Charge

By [email protected] Illinois utility Commonwealth Edison has agreed to pay a $200 million fine in relation to a federal investigation over bribery charges that have cast a shadow over its policy efforts in the state capital. Friday’s deferred prosecution agreement filed in federal court will require ComEd to pay the fine and comply with regulations…

NIPSCO plans two new solar projects totaling 300 MW in central Indiana

By Kelsey Misbrener NIPSCO announced the next phase of its plans to transition to lower-cost, cleaner energy resources, with the addition of two new solar farms that will be based in central Indiana. The announcement is part of the energy provider’s “Your Energy, Your Future” initiative — a customer-centric effort focused on delivering a more…

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