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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Agilent adds Bloom Energy Servers at Little Falls, headquarters sites

Agilent Technologies is now using  Bloom Energy  Servers at its Little Falls site and its headquarters. Bloom operates a manufacturing site at the University of Delaware STAR Campus in Newark. Agilent recently installed Bloom servers, capable...

Chemours makes investment in utility energy storage battery maker

The Chemours Company  announced a strategic partnership that includes an investment in UniEnergy Technology LLC,   a flow battery manufacturer based in Mukilteo, WA. UniEnergy makes batteries that maintain storage capacity over 20 years and...

Exelon hails Supreme Court decision upholding assistance for nuclear plants

Delmarva Power owner  Exelon Corporation  is breathing a sigh of relief after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals challenging  Zero Emissions Credit programs in Illinois and New York that aids nuclear power plants. Exelon is the...

Bill aims to end retail plastic bag use by 2021

A Delaware legislator wants to limit the use of plastic bags by  retailers by 2021.  Rep. Gerald Brady, D-Wilmington, is introducing the legislation that has the support of Gov. John Carney. Delaware already requires large retail stores...

Fisker revisited

Good afternoon everyone, When I last checked in on Henrik Fisker, the Danish-born auto designer was at work on a lower cost vehicle. You might remember Fisker as the suave entrepreneur behind the failed Fisker Automotive...

Lycra introduces upgraded fiber for personal care uses

The Lycra  Co.  unveiled the  new T859 Lyrca HyFit  fiber for diapers, adult incontinence and feminine hygiene at  a recent trade show. The fiber from the  company that was  sold by Koch Industries’  Invista, is...

Sussex Council OKs solar project in Dagsboro area

The Sussex County Council in early April approved a conditional use permit for a solar array on 91 acres in the Dagsboro area in the far southern area of Sussex County. Millsboro Solar has proposed...

Chesapeake opens ‘green’ natural gas vehicle  fueling stop in Dover

Chesapeake Utilities and its Sharp Energy  business held a summit this week on “green” fleet management in the region. The event will be highlighted by a ribbon cutting of the Chesapeake Utilities compressed natural gas...

Croda agrees to nearly quarter of a million dollar settlement after November ethylene oxide...

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Croda, Inc. entered into a settlement agreement that resolves environmental violations arising from the Nov. 25  ethylene oxide (EO) release  at Croda’s Atlas Point...

New Jersey environmental agency issues chemical directive to DowDuPont, Chemours

The New Jersey   Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has issued a directive to DowDuPont, DuPont, Chemours and three other companies that it views as being responsible for contamination by widely used chemicals.  The companies were...