CPBJ - Energy and Environment http://www.cpbj.com/section/energy_environment Energy and Environment News Energy and Environment en-us Copyright 2014 Central Penn Business Journal Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:41:04 EST Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:41:04 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140916/CPBJ01/140919794&source=RSS Midstate companies get grants for alternative fuel projects Several midstate companies were awarded hundreds of thousands in state alternative-fuel-incentive grants. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:10:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140916/CPBJ01/140919794&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140915/CPBJ01/140919814&source=RSS Separate PUC rulings impact UGI, Columbia Gas, PPL The state Public Utility Commission approved three separate items that have effects on companies that do business in Central Pennsylvania. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:48:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140915/CPBJ01/140919814&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/309119996&source=RSS Dividends flow at York Water In June 1863, the residents of York rounded up 28,000 and supplies to appease Confederate Gen. Jubal Early, who had threatened to burn railroad car shops and other things in town. It was days before the start of the Battle of Gettysburg, the epic clash just a county away in the middle of the four-year Civil War between North and South. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140912/CPBJ01/309119996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140910/CPBJ01/140919979&source=RSS PECO bonds earn Fitch's 'A' Fitch Ratings gave an electric utility with operations in the midstate an &#8220A&#8221 rating for a 300 million offering of first and refunding mortgage bonds maturing in 2044. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140910/CPBJ01/140919979&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140909/CPBJ01/140909786&source=RSS BJ's Wholesale Club built by Kinsley opens in Chambersburg A wholesale club in Franklin County built by a York developer had a soft opening last weekend and will mark its grand opening Saturday. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:36:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140909/CPBJ01/140909786&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140909/CPBJ01/140909788&source=RSS Residential electricity rates likely to settle down Residential electricity prices increased by 6. 7 percent in the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes Pennsylvania, in the first half of 2014 as compared to last year. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:29:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140909/CPBJ01/140909788&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140908/CPBJ01/140909819&source=RSS PUC takes up Hanover Water rate increase request The state Public Utility Commission has started an investigation into a request from Hanover Municipal Water Works to increase water rates for its customers outside Hanover borough. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:07:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140908/CPBJ01/140909819&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140905/CPBJ01/140909847&source=RSS Newsmakers Utilities Business featured this week American Water Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140905/CPBJ01/140909847&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140905/CPBJ01/140909854&source=RSS Natural-gas pipelines with ties to midstate move forward A pipeline project spearheaded by a subsidiary of UGI has received enough interest from potential natural-gas customers that it will be moving forward. In a separate project, a company that plans to build a pipeline in Lebanon and Lancaster counties also wants to construct a line in western Pennsylvania. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140905/CPBJ01/140909854&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909983&source=RSS Grants offered to convert fleets to natural gas The state will be awarding more than 6 million in grants to help businesses and organizations convert their heavy truck fleets to run on natural gas. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:35:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140902/CPBJ01/140909983&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140829/CPBJ01/140829663&source=RSS TOP 100 2014 Trivia Here is some trivia about this year's Top 100250 private companies in the midstate. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140829/CPBJ01/140829663&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140829/CPBJ01/140829665&source=RSS TOP 100 2014 Game Talk CPBJ asked top executives from around the midstate What's your favorite classic board game or card game? How does it apply to your business? Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:36:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140829/CPBJ01/140829665&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140829/CPBJ01/140829762&source=RSS TOP 100 2014 Innovation remains key Business, like life, is not always predictable. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140829/CPBJ01/140829762&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140829/CPBJ01/140829764&source=RSS TOP 100 2014 Winning the game one move at a time Playing the game right means making more winning moves than losing ones. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140829/CPBJ01/140829764&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140827/CPBJ01/140829773&source=RSS Pipeline builder Williams Partners eyes another line in Pennsylvania The company seeking to build a natural gas pipeline through Lebanon and Lancaster counties is looking to see if there is interest in another expansion of the Transco pipeline that would supply Marcellus Shale natural gas to Northeast markets. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20140827/CPBJ01/140829773&source=RSS