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Xcel Energy, Crestone Peak Resources and Project Canary Form Certified Low-Emission Intensity Natural Gas Partnership Program

MINNEAPOLIS & DENVER (May 12, 2021) – Xcel Energy announced today that it will purchase certified low-emission intensity natural gas produced by Crestone Peak Resources for use in its Colorado…


Renewable Natural Gas Emerging as Serious Decarbonized Gas Contender

Last December, two giant Virginia-headquartered firms—energy company Dominion Energy and food manufacturer Smithfield Foods—announced completion of a novel renewable natural gas (RNG) facility in Milford, southwestern Utah. While the Milford…


Carbon-Neutral Blue Hydrogen Can Be More Than a Bridge in a Transformed Hydrogen Economy

Many advocates for a hydrogen economy believe “green” hydrogen, which is produced through electrolysis using renewable energy, will eliminate the need to curtail wind and solar generation. However, there are…


ARPA-E Launches Program to Abate, Prevent Methane Emissions

The Department of Energy (DOE) on April 8 launched a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program that will initially focus on reducing methane emissions from oil, gas, and coal…


Ethane-Fueled Plant Planned for North Dakota

A natural gas exploration company working in the Bakken Shale has announced plans to build a $400 million power plant in North Dakota that would run on ethane. Bakken Midstream…