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As solar costs dip, apartments with sun technology in works

By John Hilton
December 4, 2014 11:45 AM


Carlisle's Frog, Switch molding a new path

By John Hilton
November 26, 2014 09:45 AM


Two of UGI subsidiary's pipeline projects done

By Joseph Deinlein
November 26, 2014 10:09 AM



Energy & Environment News

South Middleton officials say Summerbridge solar-powered development nearly ready to go

By John Hilton
November 14, 2014 08:39 AM

With final land development approval in hand, EarthNet Energy is working out the final details associated with its solar-powered Summerbridge development in South Middleton Township, Cumberland County. CONTINUE READING

CPBJ30: The 1980s: A computerization wave and Roundtop at 20

By Jason Scott
November 13, 2014 04:30 PM

The great debate of 1984: Who should be responsible for knowing what the computer can do for a business? CONTINUE READING

Report: Natural-gas industry has spent $49 million to influence Pa. elected officials

By John Hilton
November 13, 2014 12:44 PM

The natural-gas industry and related trade groups spent about $49 million to support and lobby Pennsylvania political leaders since January 2007. CONTINUE READING


Gannett Fleming to study using natural gas, propane for vehicle fleets

By Joseph Deinlein
November 6, 2014 11:27 AM

A Camp Hill-based company has been tapped to study the best ways for certain Pennsylvania commercial and industrial companies to use natural gas or propane to power their fleets. CONTINUE READING

Midstate alternative transit projects get $5M

By Joseph Deinlein
November 10, 2014 12:57 PM

Seven projects in the midstate will receive nearly $5 million in federal money for alternative transportation proposals. CONTINUE READING

In brief: Solar Secured Solutions LLC gets $500,000 grant

By Heather Stauffer
November 6, 2014 04:47 PM

Solar Secured Solutions LLC is one of 28 recipients selected from 184 applicants to receive nearly $12.5 million in Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority grants. CONTINUE READING

DEP moves ahead with new air-quality rules aimed at power-generation plants

By John Hilton
November 6, 2014 10:01 AM

The state Department of Environmental Protection has revised its final rules on reasonably available control technology to impose more stringent air-quality requirements. CONTINUE READING

Sunoco to invest $2.5B in Mariner East 2 pipeline; reports positive quarterly earnings

By Joseph Deinlein
November 6, 2014 09:44 AM

The company behind a natural-gas-liquids pipeline from western Pennsylvania through the midstate to a retooled oil refinery on the Delaware River said it plans to spend $2.5 billion on the project. CONTINUE READING

American Water, CenturyLink up; Windstream down in Q3

By Jason Scott
November 6, 2014 09:17 AM

The New Jersey-based parent company of a Dauphin County-based water and wastewater utility, a Louisiana-based Internet and phone provider with Cumberland County operations and an Arkansas-based telecommunications company with Lancaster County operations have reported third-quarter earnings. CONTINUE READING

York Water, NRG, Sinclair report positive Q3s

By Joseph Deinlein
November 5, 2014 10:11 AM

York Water Co., NRG Energy Inc. and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., all of which have operations in the midstate, reported positive net income in their third-quarter earnings. CONTINUE READING

PPL, FirstEnergy post Q3 income increases

By Jason Scott
November 4, 2014 11:00 AM

Two energy and utility holding companies with midstate operations have reported third-quarter earnings. CONTINUE READING

Pennsylvania American Water acquires Hamiltonban Township wastewater assets

By Michael Sadowski
November 4, 2014 09:48 AM

Pennsylvania American Water Co. announced it has acquired an Adams County municipal wastewater system for about $340,000. CONTINUE READING

Developing shale gas technologies could receive grant funding

By Joseph Deinlein
October 31, 2014 09:23 AM

New technologies related to the natural-gas extraction industry could receive part of $750,000 in grant funding through a state-sponsored technical support center. CONTINUE READING

Johnson Controls, Hersha do well; NiSource falters

By Joseph Deinlein
October 30, 2014 10:24 AM

Johnson Controls Inc. and Hersha Hospitality Trust reported positive earnings results for the previous quarter, while NiSource Inc. said it had a bad quarter. All have ties to the midstate. CONTINUE READING

Parking garage LEDs to save HIA $33,500 annually

By Heather Stauffer
October 29, 2014 11:52 AM

Putting LED lights in the parking garage at Harrisburg International Airport will reduce energy costs by more than $33,500 annually, the Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority announced today. CONTINUE READING

Tanger, Exelon, PREIT report Q3 earnings

By John Hilton
October 29, 2014 11:14 AM

Three companies with operations in the midstate reported third-quarter earnings Tuesday and today. CONTINUE READING

LG Health, F&M enter fourth phase of Northwest Gateway project

By Heather Stauffer
October 23, 2014 04:00 PM

For years, work on the Northwest Gateway project in Lancaster had been mostly out of the public eye. CONTINUE READING

Four midstate alternative energy projects get state grants

By Joseph Deinlein
October 23, 2014 03:45 PM

Four projects in the midstate were among the 28 to share a total of $12.5 million in Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority grants. CONTINUE READING

PUC gives half-hearted OK to Columbia pilot program

By Joseph Deinlein
October 27, 2014 02:13 PM

The state Public Utility Commission gave approval to Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania Inc. to start a pilot program aimed at making it easier to afford extending natural-gas lines to properties. CONTINUE READING

Pipeline company with ties to midstate merging subsidiaries

By Joseph Deinlein
October 27, 2014 08:35 AM

An energy infrastructure company that owns a natural-gas pipeline in the midstate and has plans to build at least one other is merging two master limited partnerships over which it has control. CONTINUE READING


Poll Question of the Week:

Does your business use temporary workers?

Guest blog: Focus remains on patient care during health system alliances

By Andy CarterDecember 17, 2014 08:22 AM

Andy Carter, president and CEO of The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of... CONTINUE READING

Learn from Sony: Have a plan

By Hope Stephan
December 12, 2014 01:59 PM

Given the escalating Sony Pictures computer hack debacle, I guess it's time to... CONTINUE READING

Ad Lib, 1700 Degrees Steakhouse breathe new life into Hilton Harrisburg dining

By Erica Reed
December 9, 2014 03:00 PM

I don't think you would have ever caught me at Raspberries or The Golden Sheaf,... CONTINUE READING

Just the facts, please – How sellers benefit from new data tools

By Jeff Geoghan
November 13, 2014 03:40 PM

There was a time not long ago when the standard approach to marketing a home... CONTINUE READING

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