CPBJ - Energy and Environment http://www.cpbj.com/section/energy_environment Energy and Environment News Energy and Environment en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Sat, 04 Jul 2015 06:14:00 EST Sat, 04 Jul 2015 06:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/307029990&source=RSS Alternative fuels The future is here, and advantages are too great to ignore Automobiles that run on alternative fuels are quieter, cheaper to operate and much better for the environment. So why haven't they gained a foothold? Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/307029990&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/307019998&source=RSS Farm to table trend could mean big business for restaurants Jim Switzenberg, a partner at John Wright Restaurant in Wrightsville, can tell horror stories about the downsides of the farm-to-table trend among restaurants. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/307019998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150702/CPBJ01/150709973&source=RSS York-area business owner faces charges related to hazardous waste storage Salvage Management Inc. owner Jessie Kline is facing criminal charges from the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office related to improper storage of hazardous waste. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150702/CPBJ01/150709973&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150630/CPBJ01/150639976&source=RSS Solar-powered SummerBridge soon ready for tenants, commercial client A groundbreaking solar-powered apartment complex in South Middleton Township will be ready for tenants beginning this fall. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:23:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150630/CPBJ01/150639976&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150630/CPBJ01/150629753&source=RSS Exelon increases nuclear generation, improves capacity factor Exelon Corp, owner of Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Londonderry Township, said it grew its nuclear generating capacity while maintaining a 94 percent nuclear capacity factor in 2014. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150630/CPBJ01/150629753&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150629/CPBJ01/150629746&source=RSS Talen Renewable Energy sale includes Turkey Point wind project Talen Energy Corp. 's agreement to sell Talen Renewable Energy LLC to a California-based company includes selling the Wind Project at Turkey Point and four Central Pennsylvania biogas projects, spokesman George Lewis said Monday. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150629/CPBJ01/150629746&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/306259996&source=RSS Companies tap landfill alternatives to raise revenue Companies in waste management either grow or die, said Scott Wagner, owner of East Manchester Township-based hauler Penn Waste Inc. &#8212 but the industry faces unique barriers to growth. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/306259996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/150629794&source=RSS Newsmakers Government Business featured this week Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/150629794&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/150629795&source=RSS Newsmakers Energy Businesses featured this week Adams Electric Cooperative, Ocean Thermal Energy Corp. Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/150629795&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/150629830&source=RSS H.B. McClure acquires Shipley subsidiary in York County Harrisburg-based mechanical contractor H. B. McClure Co. continues to expand its operations in Central Pennsylvania. Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:26:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/150629830&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150623/CPBJ01/150629929&source=RSS Dauphin County last Pa. municipality left in HUD grant competition Dauphin County is the last one standing &#8212 in Pennsylvania &#8212 in a competitive national grant program designed to help states and local communities better prepare for natural disasters. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:26:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150623/CPBJ01/150629929&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150623/CPBJ01/150629960&source=RSS Volvo plants meet energy reduction target Volvo Group North America's eight American manufacturing plants &#8212 including the Volvo Construction Equipment site in Shippensburg and the Volvo Group Manufacturing site in Middletown &#8212 have reached a federal goal of reducing energy consumption by 25 percent, the company said last week. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150623/CPBJ01/150629960&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150622/CPBJ01/150629958&source=RSS Pa. imposes quarantine to prevent bird flu Citing the desire to prevent bird flu from impacting Pennsylvania's 13 billion poultry industry, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture on Monday announced a 72-hour quarantine on poultry from all states where bird flu has been documented. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150622/CPBJ01/150629958&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/150619686&source=RSS Newsmakers Energy Business featured this week PJM Interconnection Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/150619686&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/150619691&source=RSS Newsmakers Associations Businesses featured this week Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders Contractors, PennFuture, Pennsylvania Dental Association Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:27:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/150619691&source=RSS