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PSE Joins Northwest Natural Gas Market Transformation Effort

Monday March 2, 2015 by Ben

BELLEVUE, Wash. – Puget Sound Energy has joined several other regional utilities that provide natural gas service to hundreds of thousands of customers to develop a 5-year regional natural gas market transformation initiative.

The focus of this Collaborative effort is … read more

AGA: Natural Gas Utilities Are Delivering Answers to Our Nation’s Energy Challenges

Thursday February 19, 2015 by Ben

New York, NY – American Gas Association (AGA) Chairman Terry McCallister told an audience at the New York Society of Security Analysts today that natural gas should be the preferred energy source for the United States for decades to come … read more

EAO hosts open houses for Eagle Mountain – Woodfibre pipeline

Wednesday February 18, 2015 by Ben

SURREY, BC – ​Representatives from the BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) and FortisBC were in Coquitlam and Squamish last week, meeting with community members and answering questions as part of the EAO’s review of FortisBC’s proposed Eagle Mountain – Woodfibre read more

AGA: Latest Data Shows Increased Natural Gas Savings and Emissions Reductions

Wednesday February 11, 2015 by Ben

Washington, D.C. – Americans continue to save  money and improve their environmental footprint by using natural gas, according to the 2015 American Gas Association (AGA) Playbook, released today. The freshly updated guide for natural gas information shows that natural … read more

Avista Names Kevin Christie Vice President for Customer Solutions

Tuesday February 10, 2015 by Ben

SPOKANE, WA–Avista Corp. today announced that Kevin Christie has been named as vice president for customer solutions. He will retain his current responsibilities in the areas of external communications, community outreach and philanthropy, as well as customer energy efficiency and … read more

FortisBC finalizes LNG supply agreement with BC Ferries to fuel new vessels

Wednesday February 4, 2015 by Ben

SURREY, B.C. – ​FortisBC announced today that it will provide up to 300,000 gigajoules of liquefied natural gas (LNG) per year, the energy equivalent of 7.8 million litres of diesel fuel, for the next 10 years to help fuel BC … read more

Oregon PUC grants approval for Avista compressed natural gas services

Monday February 2, 2015 by Ben

SPOKANE, Wash.– Avista recently received approval from the Public Utility Commission of Oregon to offer business customers within its Oregon service territory compressed natural gas (CNG) services. The service offering allows Avista to construct, own and operate dedicated CNG infrastructure … read more

American Gas Association Comments on Natural Gas Emissions Reductions

Wednesday January 14, 2015 by Ben

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association today released the following statement related to the White House’s announcement about regulations on the natural gas industry’s emissions:

“Safety is the core value and top priority for natural gas utilities, and due … read more

New PGE plant will help balance renewables and meet peak demand for customers

Friday January 2, 2015 by Ben

Portland, Ore. — Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) today announced that its Port Westward Unit 2 plant, a 220-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant located near Clatskanie, Ore., went into service on Dec. 30, 2014 and is now available to … read more

FortisBC provides $5 million to help build two of Western Canada’s first LNG marine vessels

Tuesday December 2, 2014 by Ben

SURREY, B.C. – ​FortisBC announced today that it will provide $5 million in incentive funding toward two new vessels for Seaspan Ferries that will be able to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

The incentives were made possible following the … read more