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  • ASTM F2897 - 11a standard specification for tracking and traceability encoding system of natural gas distribution components (pipe, tubing, fittings, valves, and appurtenances)

    This specification defines requirements for the data used in the tracking and traceability base-62 encoding system. It provides the format of the resultant code to characterize various components used in fuel gas piping ...


    By ASTM International

  • UK Biomethane day 2012

    CNG Services Ltd (CSL), in association with the REA, are pleased to announce the first UK Biomethane Day to be held at the Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham on Tuesday 26th June 2012. This one day event will be of interest to anyone considering this new and exciting market as well as to those who already have projects underway. This event is staged as part of the Green Gas Grids Project which is a ...


    By CNG Services Limited

  • gogreengas shortlisted at National Recycling Awards

    We are proud to announce that the gogreengas project has been shortlisted at this year’s MRW National Recycling Awards 2017. The project has been shortlisted in the Energy from Waste category and will be represented by the project consortium made up of Advanced Plasma Power,  ...

  • Gascan reduces costs and increases the quality of service in gas distribution

    Setting the gas distribution routes is a complex process that requires effective planning. ISA’s solution to remotely monitor gas tanks and other fuels has revolutionized this process by providing real-time information to those responsible for this planning. Gascan was one of the pioneering companies in Portugal to invest in this solution, having installed its first ISA equipment in 1997. ...

  • North America's First Major Power-to-Gas Energy Storage Facility Now Open

    Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. and Hydrogenics Corporation recently (7/16) announced that the first major energy storage facility using hydrogen in North America is now operational.  The facility features technology developed and manufactured in Mississauga, Ontario by Hydrogenics and represents one of several projects selected ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EIB lends GBP 360m to National Grid to support secure and cleaner energy in the UK

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) yesterday signed a loan of GBP 360 million with National Grid to support the company’s investment programme for the upgrade and extension of its four gas distribution networks in the UK. The EIB loan will help to ensure the security, safety and reliability of National Grid’s gas distribution network which supplies gas to over 11 million customers in north ...

  • Enhancing competition in the deregulated European gas distribution market

    The EUREKA E! 3688 INTELLGAS project has developed a cost-effective and easyto- use approach to forecasting gas consumption up to 48 hours ahead to keep the wholesale price of gas purchases under control. The project developed a hardware and software system that measures and corrects gas consumption figures at user premises, transmits the data to the distribution centre and then uses it to ...


    By EUREKA

  • Infrastructure Development Delays Harm to Africa’s Industries

    The lack of reliable, cost effective power is a massive drain on Africa’s economies. The continent’s power supplies are characterised by being excessively powered by high cost liquid fuels such as diesel and the intermittency of mains electricity. The world’s power supply mix is moving towards one with increased renewable energy and a larger role for gas as a fuel source. ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Nicor gas launches new energy efficiency program

    Starting today, May 1st, Nicor Gas customers will have the opportunity to save energy and money through the new Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program (EEP). The program offers rebates, ideas, and tools to help Nicor Gas residential and business customers use energy wisely. 'The Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program provides rebate incentives to residential and commercial customers who choose to ...

  • Nicor challenges students to utilize creative energy during

    Nicor is encouraging Illinois students to enter its annual Energy by Design poster contest and utilize their holiday breaks from school to create energy efficiency posters. Students who create winning designs can receive prizes which range from $75 – $1000. The deadline to enter is February 4, 2011. Energy by Design is a visual arts contest designed to bring students, teachers, and families ...

  • Nicor challenges students to utilize creative energy during holiday break from school

    Nicor is encouraging Illinois students to enter its annual Energy by Design poster contest and utilize their holiday breaks from school to create energy efficiency posters. Students who create winning designs can receive prizes which range from $75 – $1000. The deadline to enter is February 4, 2011. Energy by Design is a visual arts contest designed to bring students, teachers, and families ...

  • OSRL welcomes 3 new Participants in 2012

    OSRL is pleased to welcome Petrobras, Phillips 66 and Inpex as our newest Participant Members and Shareholders. This brings our current Participant membership to a record number of 45, with a further 89 Associates making up a total of 134 in the last quarter of 2012. Petrobras The multinational energy corporation headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is regarded as a world ...

  • Turning a digital vision into real technology

    Hamburg/Lisbon. From 17 to 19 April 2018, oil and gas experts will meet at the International SAP Conference for Oil and Gas in Lisbon, Portugal. Implico – the only software company to develop standard SAP solutions for the downstream sector – will show visitors at its stand how SAP SDM and SAP RFNO can support downstream companies on their digital journey. The Canadian Implico ...


    By Implico Group

  • Six New Innovation Projects Get Funding From Ofgem for Smarter Energy Grids

    Ofgem is driving innovation improvements across the electricity and gas sector by funding six new projects through its Network Innovation Competition (NIC). The projects include testing how greener' gas can be used on a university's gas grid in Staffordshire, and examining how advanced software can help make more efficient use of locally-connected solar power. Britain needs gas and electricity ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • ABB wins US$490m oil and gas order

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a contract for about $490 million as part of the El Merk oil and gas project in Algeria. It’s the third major infrastructure project awarded to ABB within the last two weeks. However, ABB said that most of its markets remain challenging. The contract from Groupement Berkine, an Algeria entity that is co-managed by Sonatrach and ...


    By ABB

  • Getting shale gas to market

    CNG Services Ltd Managing Director, John Baldwin, was invited to give a presentation on “Getting Shale Gas to Market” at the recent SMi Shale Gas Environmental Summit. The presentation, given on the 23rd May 2012, explained the practicalities and significant advantages of injecting shale gas into the existing high pressure National Gas Transmission System (NTS) in the UK. The ...


    By CNG Services Limited

  • H2scan Corporation Appoints Michael Allman as CEO

    H2scan, the fast-growing provider of hydrogen sensors for industrial markets, today announced that Board Chairman Michael Allman has been appointed CEO of the Valencia, California-based company. Over the past three decades, Mr. Allman has been a leader in developing growth initiatives in the renewable energy sector and forging vital global relationships for Fortune 300 corporations and consulting ...


    By H2scan Corporation

  • Launch of gogreengas BioSNG Pilot Plant

    Proven technology has the potential to meet one third of the UK’s domestic heat requirements. Construction has begun on a new green energy plant that will be the world’s first commercially viable facility to convert household waste to a green gas called bio-substitute natural gas (BioSNG) – which emits 80% less carbon dioxide than the diesel used widely in the UK. The ...

  • Itron Acquires C&N GasGate™ Technology to Enhance Smart Gas Distribution Systems

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today it acquired C&N Engineering’s GasGate™ technology to augment its gas solutions by adding remote gas shut-off capabilities to its product portfolio. This specialized shut-off valve can be used in conjunction with Itron’s gas technology around the world to improve gas distribution reliability and safety. ...


    By Itron Inc

  • “Green Gas From Green Power”: E.ON Launches Nationwide Initiative

    Together with the German regional energy suppliers Avacon, Bayernwerk, E.DIS and HanseWerk, E.ON has launched its new “Green gas from green power” initiative to reduce CO2 emissions in the heating, transport and industrial sectors.Power-to-Gas (P2G) – plants convert locally produced energy from wind and solar into “green” gas, i.e. hydrogen or – in a subsequent step – into synthetic methane. ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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