Council approves $60 million LNG plant in South Philly over climate activist opposition

A developer will build a $60 million liquefied natural gas plant on city land, generating profits for the city gas utility that advocates say will help reduce residential heating bills.

Council approves $60 million LNG plant in South Philly over climate activist opposition

A developer will build a $60 million liquefied natural gas plant on city land, generating profits for the city gas utility that advocates say will help reduce residential heating bills.

Contentious plan to remake N.J. dynamite plant into shale-gas export terminal is approved

DRBC approval allows Delaware River Partners to build a new wharf at the former DuPont Repauno Works. But it will need to obtain federal permits if it hopes to export LNG.

Contentious plan to remake N.J. dynamite plant into shale-gas export terminal is approved

DRBC approval allows Delaware River Partners to build a new wharf at the former DuPont Repauno Works. But it will need to obtain federal permits if it hopes to export LNG.

Malvern firm’s heavy-duty wireless chargers help Indianapolis electric buses travel farther

Momentum Dynamics will install wireless chargers to boost the mileage of electric buses in Indianapolis, which were unable to deliver the promised range in cold weather.

Malvern firm’s heavy-duty wireless chargers help Indianapolis electric buses travel farther

Momentum Dynamics will install wireless chargers to boost the mileage of electric buses in Indianapolis, which were unable to deliver the promised range in cold weather.
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The ‘hidden’ plan to remake an old dynamite factory near Philly into a major gas export terminal

Environmentalists, concerned about the safety of LNG, allege ‘coverup’ as a New York investment firm quietly lays the groundwork to export liquid fuels from Pennsylvania’s rich Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to foreign markets.

DuPont soars, Corteva rises as the companies split apart

The split -- both companies now have headquarters on DuPont’s suburban Wilmington campus -- wraps up the 2015 agreement that joined the former E.I. DuPont de Nemours with rival Dow Chemical Co. of Midland, Mich., into a conglomerate known as DowDuPont.

Oyster Creek nuclear plant in New Jersey to hold final test of emergency sirens

Exelon Generation says it will test the sirens around noon on Tuesday.

Energy secretary: U.S. aims to make fossil fuels cleaner

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry says the Trump administration is committed to making fossil fuels cleaner rather than imposing "draconian" regulations on oil, gas and coal

Trump administration touts liquefied natural gas as ‘freedom gas’

The country’s growing muscle as a natural gas exporter isn’t only seen by the Trump administration as an economic boon at home — it’s also viewed as a foreign policy tool. That view was articulated Tuesday as the Department of Energy announced the approval of liquefied natural gas exports from...

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DowDuPont heading for historic split. Will the massive spin-offs work?

Hedge fund billionaires jammed Dow Chemical and DuPont together, sold and shut factories, and now are splitting the group into three. The billionaires said this would make investors rich. Instead, share prices are down, and other investors are prowling Wilmington looking to buy what's left.

Here are the Philly area’s cheapest appliance stores, according to undercover shoppers

A handful of independent stores in the Philadelphia region offer better deals on dryers and dish washers than major retailers like Home Depot and Best Buy, according to a price check by undercover shoppers.

Three Mile Island reactor shutdown to start soon; Exelon says Pennsylvania nuclear rescue is dead

Exelon says a Pennsylvania nuclear rescue is dead and plans to go forward with plans to shut down Three Mile Island, which employs 700 people. "We don’t see a path forward."

Under pressure: Taking Philadelphia Gas Works green could mean bigger bills, a billion-dollar hole

A study will explore a “just transition” for the city-owned utility, whose business of delivering fossil fuels to customers is at odds with City Council's climate-change goals.

Sunoco’s $200 million expansion at Marcus Hook terminus in Delaware County to create 1,200 construction jobs

Labor leaders gathered on the Marcus Hook waterfront to laud the energy project, a counterpoint to Sunoco's recent clashes with prosecutors and anti-pipeline activists.

A European plant burns trash for energy in West Virginia. Will it further upend coal?

In a process similar to composting, trash is dried in batches for 10 to 14 days, while air circulates through it and microbes break down organic material. The facility then sifts out glass, metals and PVC. What remains is shredded.

In Pa.'s divisive nuclear rescue debate, solar and wind energy advocates want a seat at the table

Renewable power advocates believe they hold the swing vote in a tight battle between nuclear and natural gas industries over a proposed $500 million Pennsylvania nuclear rescue

Two N.J. heavyweights, Jingoli and Holtec, square off in court over Camden technology campus

The claims largely center on money from an insurance policy — brokered by a third Jersey behemoth: Conner Strong & Buckelew, the brokerage headed by political powerhouse George Norcross, who sits on Holtec’s board of directors.

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