Utility Could Set Standard for Reducing Energy Costs

By Paul Briand  | The Portsmouth Herald STRATHAM, N.H. (AP) — The state’s largest electric utility hopes its partnership with one of the Seacoast’s largest manufacturers can serve as a template for how the state’s large, medium and small businesses, as well as homeowners, can reduce their energy costs. Eversource in February signed a memorandum […]

Michigan Regulators Approve New DTE Natural Gas Power Plant

By David Eggert DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Michigan regulators on Friday, April 27, cleared DTE Energy’s request to build a near-$1 billion natural gas power plant, the first approval of such a large facility for a regulated utility in decades and a move that coincides with the retirement of coal-fired plants. DTE, which provides […]

Wood Heater Producers Oppose Tighter Pollution Standards

GREENBUSH, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota company that makes wood-fired home boilers is pushing back on new proposed federal standards to eliminate two-thirds of remaining pollutants in wood smoke. Central Boiler officials argue the regulations are too much, too soon, Minnesota Public Radio reported. The company met the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2015 standards that called […]

Indiana Depot Redevelopment Has First Move-In Ready Building

NEWPORT, Ind. (AP) — The group overseeing redevelopment of a former Army chemical weapons depot in western Indiana is marketing its first move-in ready structure in a bid to lure companies to the property. The former Newport Chemical Depot site about 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of Terre Haute is now known as the Vermillion […]

Amerlux, FSG, Unlock $831B for Retrofits

OAKLAND, N.J. — Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, has announced its collaboration with Facility Solutions Group (FSG) to launch a free energy audit program that will help municipalities and companies take advantage of $831 billion in federal reimbursements to fund LED retrofits before the monies expire. As part of the program, FSG will provide […]