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Carolina Leadership Profile: Gas Turbine Association

The Gas Turbine Association (GTA), the national voice for that industry, has a new leader – from the Carolinas! Salvatore DellaVilla Jr. is the founder and CEO of SPS®, a Charlotte-based company that helps energy producers understand and…

Some Cities Are Restricting Use of Natural Gas

Banning natural gas infrastructure for homes and some other buildings – for uses like stoves and heating – is happening in various cities, though not the Carolinas. San Jose, California (its city hall our feature photo above),…
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QUICK TAKE - Out of Oil by '28?

There was a report that the US would essentially be out of oil by ’28. Oh, that was 1928. Then it was 1970. Make that 2000. The news now is that the US will soon be a net energy exporter for the first time since after World War II. Much…

Natural Gas and Renewables Are Growing Factors In Our Electricity

And the winners are – natural gas and renewable energy. That is the message from the US Energy Information Agency* in its new Annual Energy Outlook 2019. The report was released January 24. Natural gas and renewables are the two fastest…

Energy 2018: What is Clean Energy?

Technology enables increasingly finer measurement of pollution and efficiency for people who make or use electricity. Sophistication of metrics change the way we can define what clean. As we end 2018 we are reflecting on a few of the…

Wintertime is a (Natural) Gas

With the first real cold snap in the Carolinas  behind us, Energy Consumers of the Carolinas is revisiting an energy source big during the heating season: Natural gas. We are doing this because a recent report said that natural gas in storage…