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Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Coal Substitutes Touted as Way to Keep Coal-Fired Power Plants Open

June 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The move away from coal-fired power generation has supported the growth of other technologies to produce electricity. Discussions often revolve around renewable resources such as solar and wind, or the increased use of natural gas. Another technology also is looking […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Coal Shipments to Power Sector at Lowest Level in 14 Years

May 13, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Shipments of coal to U.S. power plants in 2020 fell 22% year-over-year, according to data released May 13 by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The agency said the U.S. power sector received 428 million short tons (MMst) of coal […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Alabama Coal Plant Tops List of Emitters

April 30, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A report from a Colorado-based group that provides analysis and market reports to the energy industry says an Alabama power plant has the highest emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) of any coal-fired facility in the Lower 48 states. BTU Analytics […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

DOE Earmarks $109.5 Million to Support Coal Workers

April 23, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) said it will provide $109.5 million in funding for projects that directly support job creation in communities impacted by the energy transition, particularly for workers and areas struggling due to closures of coal-fired power […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

The gas industry is trying to halt building electrification — let’s not let them succeed

April 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

To repower our society with 100 percent renewable energy, we need to electrify our buildings. With electricity, we can hook our buildings up to a green grid that will eventually get all of its energy from the sun, the wind […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Stellantis Hydrogen Fuel Cell Zero Emission for Commercial Vehicles Project with Faurecia and Symbio

April 5, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

Carmaker Stellantis said on Wednesday it will begin deliveries in Europe of its first medium-sized vans powered by hydrogen fuel cells by the end of 2021. The group was formed by the merger of Fiat Chrysler and PSA in the […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Dover Fueling Solutions partners with EdgePetrol

March 30, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

Dover Fueling Solutions has entered into a commercial partnership agreement with, and acquired a minority interest in, EdgePetrol Limited, a provider of fuel pricing software that helps retailers to make optimal pricing and procurement decisions. With this new strategic technology […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Douglas PUD building 5-MW hydrogen facility to provide flexibility for Wells Hydroelectric

March 29, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

The Douglas County Public Utility District in Washington State is building a 5-MW pilot renewable hydrogen production facility near Baker Flats, East Wenatchee to provide flexibility to operations at its 774.3-MW Wells Hydroelectric Project. Earlier this month, Douglas PUD Commissioners […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Pipeline giant Kinder Morgan starts Energy Transition Ventures group looking into CCUS, renewables

March 15, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

A big-time fossil fuels player is jumping into the energy transition in a bolder, more focused way. Kinder Morgan Inc. has formed a new Energy Transition Ventures group to identify and pursue commercial opportunities within the low-carbon sector. The company […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

EG Group acquire Asda’s petrol stations for $1 billion

February 3, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

EG Group has agreed to acquire certain assets of Asda, comprising its petrol filling stations, car washes and ancillary land for a value of £750 million ($1.2 billion). The acquisition of the forecourt business comes after the Issa brothers and […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

GasBuddy launches new service for on-demand delivery companies

January 29, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

GasBuddy announced a new B2B program, Payments-as-a-Service, enabling companies to recruit, reward and retain their consumers and employees with discounted and free gas. Among the first partners to leverage GasBuddy’s program are Grubhub, a leading online and mobile food-ordering and […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

NACS: U.S. convenience store counts stands at 150,274

January 22, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

There are 150,274 convenience stores operating in the United States, a 1.6% decrease in the number of stores in operation (152,720) at the close of 2019, according to the 2021 NACS/Nielsen Convenience Industry Store Count. The store count is based […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Egypt hits 200 natural gas filling stations

December 30, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Egypt’s current total number of natural gas filling stations reached 200 locations following the recent opening of the first natural gas pump in Sharm el Sheikh, South Sinai, according to an Egypt’s Cabinet statement issued on 26 December. The country […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

UAE: ENOC Group opens a new fuel station in Dubai

December 28, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

ENOC Group has opened a new fuel station in Dubai’s Deira district, raising the company’s total number of locations to 149 across the United Arab Emirates. Located on Al Rasheed Road, the new fuel station will cater to residents and […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

USA: Majors Management acquires OSAN Petroleum retail fuel assets

December 28, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Majors Management, a rapidly growing leader in the convenience store industry in the United States, acquired eight convenience stores and numerous dealer supply accounts from OSAN Petroleum. The OSAN portfolio increases Majors’ existing presence in its home state of Georgia. […]