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This $9.7 million Newark project will use energy savings to pay off low-interest...

The City of Newark plans to combine solar power, energy conservation, roofing, heating and air-conditioning (HVAC) projects in a $9.7 million package that will not add to the city’s bonded debt load. Jeff Martindale, the...
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Ørsted eyes Bethany, Cedar Neck sites for Skipjack wind power grid connection

Ørsted has requested permission to connect power to the regional electric grid at two Delaware locations from its Skipjack offshore wind project.   No decision has been made on the preferred location.   Brady Walker, Ørsted's Mid-Atlantic Market...
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Croda meets the environmental justice movement

(Photo of the Croda ethylene oxide plant  under construction) Good afternoon everyone, The environmental justice movement is picking up steam in the New Castle area.  In the past few years, the movement here and elsewhere has...
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Bloom Energy reports loss in 2nd quarter as company sees more fuel...

Bloom Energy Corporation reported second-quarter revenue of $187.9 million and a  net loss of $42.5 million. Newark has its main production site in Newark.  Bloom shares have been rising of late on news that the company...
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State, Inland Bays buy Assawoman tract, convert farmland to forest

The Center for the Inland Bays has partnered with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to protect and restore 52 acres of forest and wetland bordering the Indian River on Piney...
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Delaware State Parks add cashless entrance fee systems

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhYXgozDk8o Delaware State Parks have installed cashless entrance fee systems. The parking systems are similar to systems being used in lieu of parking meters in Delaware towns and cities. It also offers an alternative to an...
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Nation’s largest natural gas distribution utility powers LA sites with Bloom Energy...

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has begun powering two of its largest Los Angeles-area facilities with Bloom Energy fuel cells. The switch to fuel cells will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, air pollutants and the...
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Electric vehicle fever takes hold as Fisker’s start-up is valued at $2.9...

Good afternoon all, A lot of odd things have taken place during this pandemic. One of the strangest developments has come in the world of electric vehicles, with Tesla leading the way. The  California company struggled with...
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Ørsted drops proposal to build offshore wind substation in portion of Delaware state park...

Ørsted will not bring an electric substation from its planned offshore wind farm to a portion of Fenwick Island State Park. The Danish company had proposed paying $18 million that could be used for making...
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Giant stores to offer electric vehicle charging stations

Giant Food, which operates four grocery stores in New Castle and Sussex counties, will partner with  Volta to provide free-to-use electric vehicle charging stations at their stores. The installation of 60 EV charging stations will...