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  • Natural gas from landfills and farm waste now available on Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast and in Whistler

    Tuesday May 12, 2015 by Ben

    SURREY, B.C. –  Starting this month, FortisBC customers on Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast and in Whistler will have access to renewable natural gas – a carbon-neutral energy source produced from landfill gas and other organic waste. It’s an … read more

    Avista Utilities Successfully Replaces Legacy Customer System With Oracle Utility Solution

    Monday April 27, 2015 by Ben

    REDWOOD SHORES, CA–Transitioning from a 20-year-old, homegrown customer information system to one that is more modern and comprehensive allows utilities to improve customer service, enhance financial performance, and adapt to a changing industry. Making this upgrade is no small endeavor, … read more

    CNG fleet arrives in Kamloops

    Friday April 17, 2015 by Ben

    They’re here! The Kamloops Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuelled transit fleet has arrived. A total of 25 CNG buses will be introduced into service by the end of May as they clear inspection and are prepared for service.


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    PGC Report: U.S. Natural Gas Resources at Record Levels, Up More Than 5 Percent

    Friday April 10, 2015 by Ben

    Washington, DC – The American Gas Association (AGA), in coordination with the Potential Gas Committee (PGC), today released the PGC’s year-end 2014 biennial report: Potential Supply of Natural Gas in the United States. The new assessment finds that the … read more

    Onboard Dynamics creates advisory board of automotive and energy industry veterans

    Thursday April 9, 2015 by Ben

    Onboard Dynamics, Inc. (ObDI) has selected five automotive and energy industry veterans to form an advisory board that will guide the company’s commercialization of its new, natural gas vehicle refueling technologies. ObDI’s efforts to bring this innovative solution to market … read more

    Comprehensive Study Shows Decreasing Emissions from Local Natural Gas Distribution Systems

    Tuesday March 31, 2015 by Ben

    Washington, D.C. – A study published today in Environmental Science & Technology led by a team from Washington State University (WSU) found that emissions from local natural gas distribution systems in cities and towns throughout the U.S. have decreased in … read more

    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