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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Digesting the latest energy news

Hello all, Don’t look now, but digesters that produce natural gas are on the way. As reported here and elsewhere,  Perdue sold its chicken litter composting plant near Seaford to a Washington, D.C. area company that...

Company buying Perdue compost plant with goal of using digesters to produce natural...

Bioenergy DevCo (BDC), entered a 20-year partnership with Perdue Farms for the supply of organic material from Perdue processing facilities as well as the purchase and management of the Perdue AgriRecycle organic soil composting...

New Jersey governor. signs order that sets stage for massive  offshore wind expansion  

New Jersey  Gov.  Phil Murphy signed an executive order raising New Jersey’s offshore wind goal from 3,500 megawatts of offshore wind-generated electricity by 2030 to 7,500 megawatts by 2035. The order, which more than doubles...

Ladybug release comes during dedication of Second Chances Farm

Ten thousand ladybugs were released in a dedication ceremony for Second Chances Farm #1 in Wilmington. Second Chances is the first hydroponic, indoor vertical farm in the State of Delaware. Ladybugs provide chemical-free, pesticide-free pest control. “At...

The coal mine saga that played  out in Delaware

Good afternoon, Earlier this year tale of coal mines in Wyoming and Montana quietly played out 1,800  miles to the East in  Delaware. Earlier, Navajo Transitional Energy received the go-ahead to acquire  Cloud Peak Energy at...
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Delmarva Power part of study that uses drones to protect wildlife

 Delmarva Power, Exelon and the Electric Power Research Institute (recently collaborated on a pilot project to test the use of drones to mark power lines to help protect local wildlife. Two of Exelon’s energy delivery...

Bloom Energy stock price rises after results beat analysts’ estimates

Bloom Energy Corporation posted a loss for the third quarter, but saw continued growth in fuel cell sales (acceptances). The San Jose, CA company has its main manufacturing site in Newark. Bloom shares rose more...

Artificial reef off the Delaware coast gets another sunken vessel

DNREC’s artificial reef program announced the sinking a retired cruise ship on Delaware’s Redbird Inshore Artificial Reef Site #11 located 16.5 nautical miles off Indian River Inlet. The ship, which cruised the Chesapeake Bay and...

Delaware joins states denouncing decision to exit Paris Agreement

Delaware Gov. John Carney joined his counterparts in two dozen other states in denouncing the Trump Administration's decision to exit the Paris Agreement on climate change. Delaware is a member of the   United States Climate...

Solar farm near Georgetown to nearly double in size

Construction is now underway to expand Delaware Electric Cooperative’s Bruce A. Henry Solar Farm in Sussex County.  Earlier this year, the Cooperative signed an agreement with Constellation, a leading retail energy provider, to nearly double...