When it comes to natural gas, US ‘open for business’

The U.S. government has become a pitchman for natural gas exports. That could raise profits - and temperatures.

Environmental groups to sue over offshore drilling tests

Two people with direct knowledge of the situation say environmental groups are going to sue President Donald Trump's administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests

Environmental groups to sue over offshore drilling tests

Two people with direct knowledge of the situation say environmental groups are going to sue President Donald Trump's administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests

EPA acts to roll back control on climate-changing coal

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to roll back another coal regulation, this one for new coal plants

EPA acts to roll back control on climate-changing coal

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to roll back another coal regulation, this one for new coal plants

Philly gas commission approves PGWs plan for gas venture, despite insinuations of Russian ties

The proposal still requires City Council approval, expected early next year.

Philly gas commission approves PGWs plan for gas venture, despite insinuations of Russian ties

The proposal still requires City Council approval, expected early next year.
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Fight brewing over prospect of nuclear power plant shutdowns

Pennsylvania lawmakers sympathetic to nuclear power plants are making a push for state action to rescue plants whose shutdown is being threatened by their energy company owners

Pa. American acquires Steelton water system for $22.5M

Steelton is the latest municipal utility to sell its water system under a new Pa. law encouraging the privatization of utilities.

Aqua strikes again, acquiring another Montco sewer system

Aqua will acquire the East Norriton system for $21M, the latest municipal utility to sell out to private owners.

Large new solar farm would be built to supply electricity for Philly-owned buildings

Under the deal, Radnor-based Community Energy would construct a 70 Megawatt solar farm in Adams County, about 100 miles to the west near Gettysburg. Community Energy would form a new company, Adams Solar, LLC to operate what would become the largest solar farm in the state by far.

NJ American Water gets 6.2% increase. It could have been worse

Bills will increase $2.76 to $56.34, or 5.1 percent for a residential water customer using 6,000 gallons a month.

Advocate doubts profits will gush from PGW’s new energy venture

PGW says LNG sales would benefit customers. "This is real money that we can use to … delay future base-rate adjustments."

Trump administration awards Philly $1.25M solar workforce grant

The city will develop a three-year curriculum to train students for careers in clean energy.

Solar panel fight ends in triumph for Chester County man

"They kind of lifted a middle finger at me," said the homeowner, referring to Birmingham Township officials. "That just made me a little more stubborn."

Aqua America to buy Pittsburgh gas utilities for $4.3B

The acquisition of Peoples might put Aqua in a position to move in on Pittsburgh's troubled water utility.

Business coalition launches new shale-gas promotional campaign

Business groups released a report calling for expanding consumption of the state's shale-gas production.

Pa. seeks $2.1M fine in fatal 2017 UGI gas explosion

The PUC's investigators said UGI failed to properly react to a hazardous gas leak. A house exploded, killing a UGI worker.

PSE&G gets a rate increase, but bills will shrink, thanks to tax cuts

The NJ utility gets $212M in new revenue, but pays $225M less in federal taxes, so customers will pay $2 less per year.

With acquisition in Illinois, Aqua America surpasses million-customer mark

Aqua, which was known as Philadelphia Suburban Corp. before 2004, now owns and operate about 1,700 water and wastewater systems.

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