November 15: 2018 NWGA Outlook Update

Dan Kirschner, NWGA Executive Director, will present the updates to the 2018 Outlook Study on the November 15 webinar.

The Outlook relies primarily on external, publicly available resources for information on natural gas supply prospects and commodity prices. Regional demand and capacity data are drawn from NWGA member company planning processes, including the Integrated Resource Plan that our members are required to file with utility commissions.

October 18 Webinar: Natural Gas for Transporation

The October webinar focuses on natural gas for transportation.  Transportation is a leading source of climate change and air quality pollutants. Introducing cleaner medium and heavy-duty vehicles to the transportation sector offers the best path towards a cleaner future. Natural gas vehicles, especially those powered by renewable natural gas, is ready to step up and usher us into that future.

Natural Gas Fleets 101

Natural gas vehicles are cleaner than alternatives, the Cummins Westport Ultra-Low NOx engine is 90 percent cleaner than the latest engines available for diesel. Beating out electric motors based on the full-fuel-cycle. NGVs reduce greenhouse emissions and reduce the NOx when replacing old diesel vehicles. Join us to learn the facts about natural gas fleets.

Do I Really Need to Call 811 Before I Dig?

Data shows that when you call 811 the appropriate amount of time before digging, you have a less than 1% chance of striking a buried utility line.

Portland needs cleaner transit, but electrification isn’t the answer

…Relying on overpriced and underperforming electric bus technology will only set us back in our goal of eliminating harmful diesel emissions. We should refocus on natural gas-powered buses, and explore operating those buses on recovered methane — called ‘renewable natural gas’ — from Portland’s wastewater treatment facility…

Welcome Northwest Alliance for Clean Transportation

The NW Alliance for Clean Transportation became official with its launch on Tuesday, April 17. The Alliance, which is supported by the Northwest Gas Association, is an advocacy group that aims to bring more awareness to the role that natural gas vehicles have in a clean energy future.

Join the Webinar on AGA’s “Your Energy Campaign”

Your Energy campaign in 2017 to help provide a platform for the millions of people who use natural gas to speak up about the benefits that natural gas offers our environment and their way of life.

NWGA RNG Incentives Become Law in Washington State

On Thursday, March 22, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law a bill that will encourage the increased production of renewable natural gas (RNG) as an energy source for Washington State. HB 2580 passed the Legislature just hours before the end of legislative session on March 8th. Nearly unanimous legislative backing for the bill signals strong interest in and support for further development and adoption of this renewable energy resource.