Energy Oil Gas and Solar News

Energy News – including electricity, power plants, alternative energy like solar and wind, and related energy and power industry news, issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Jeremiah Glassford, JD in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that attorney Jeremiah Glassford has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction practice as a Senior Client Executive, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal Crawford McInnis. (UPDATED)

Enfission LLC Joins Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium (VNEC) welcomes Enfission, LLC – a joint venture between Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR) and Framatome, Inc. – as its latest member. Enfission is working to develop, license, manufacture, initially in the United States and sell nuclear fuel assemblies based on Lightbridge-designed metallic fuel technology and other advanced nuclear fuel intellectual property.

PowerGuard Adds Top Warranty and Service Agreement Specialist Dan Cantafi in Connecticut

GLASTONBURY, Conn. and IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a renewable energy program manager based in the United States – announced today the addition of warranty and service agreement specialist Dan Cantafi as the firm’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He will be based in Glastonbury, Conn. and report to PowerGuard’s Co-Founder, Mike McMullen and COO Scott Gunnison.

EPIC Insurance Brokers add Josh Close in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (“EPIC”) announced today that Josh Close has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based national energy construction practice as a client services coordinator, reporting to EPIC Principal Brian Tanner.

Cliff Co adds Lansing Hollow Spindle Lathe Expanding Its Specialty Services

GLENDALE, Ariz., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lansing is a machine with specialized abilities usually utilized by large oil companies, says Cliff Co, LLC. The big dual chucks and large diameter hollow spindle tailor it for holding and repairing otherwise daunting diameters of pipe and shafting. Lathes of these capacities have earned a reputation and sub category known as “Oil Country” lathes.

SunBug Solar Becomes a Certified B Corporation

ARLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar, a local solar installer in Arlington, Mass. is proud to announce it is now a Certified B Corporation. In so doing, SunBug joins the global movement of people using business as a force for good. B Corps are important because they inspire all businesses to compete not only to be the best in the world, but to be the best for the world.

EPIC Insurance’s Chuck Simpson to Present at Gulf Coast Safety and Training Group Meeting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at the Gulf Coast Safety and Training Group (GCS&TG) Meeting on Sept. 8, 2017 at the Lafayette Petroleum Club in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Energy Optimizers, USA, Secures PACE Funding for New Long-term Care Facility

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When it opens in late 2017, the Livingston Health Care & Rehabilitation Center in Washington Township will be the first project in Ohio to install solar energy using PACE funding, an investment made possible with coordination from Energy Optimizers, USA.

EPIC Insurance Acquires Product Warranty Analytics Specialist After, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NORWALK, Conn., June 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the acquisition of After, Inc. – a product warranty analytics firm based in Norwalk, Conn. The Acquisition was made primarily to further strengthen and grow EPIC subsidiary company, PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a renewable energy program manager based in the United States.

SunBug Solar Completes Solarize Campaign Out of New Western MA Office

WESTFIELD, Mass., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar is proud to announce the completion of the sign-up phase of the Solarize Windsor, Cummington, Goshen and Worthington (Solarize Mass WCGW) initiative. Solarize Mass WCGW is part of a Solarize Mass, a partnership between the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Green Communities Division of the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) that encourages the adoption of small scale solar in Massachusetts communities.

EPIC Insurance Kicks Off 2017 Energy Forum in Houston

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the successful launch of their 2017 Energy Forum in Houston and that they will host two additional Energy Forum presentations in Dallas and Oklahoma City next week.

Kettering City Schools saves more than $900,000 in utility costs over a three-year period through project with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just three years after partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, on an ambitious energy improvement project, Kettering City Schools has saved more than $900,000 in utility costs. The project, which began in 2013, included interior and exterior lighting retrofits, districtwide controls commissioning, advanced energy management programming and Energy Star certifications.

Ascende – an EPIC Company adds Gary C. McKinney to Southwest Region Business Development Team

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, March 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Gary C. McKinney has joined the firm’s Southwest Region Employee Benefits Consulting Practice in Houston (Ascende – an EPIC Company) as Business Development Manager.

Sharewell HDD Announces PipeVac Lifting Systems

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell HDD is proud to announce the launch of PipeVac Lifting Systems(R). The PipeVac(R) is manufactured with SmartLift Technology(R) – from its sleek, lightweight design to its revolutionary hydraulic-drive system. Each component is selected with safety, performance, and durability in mind.

Solar Mounting Solutions’ Racking Systems heads into 2017 with NYS Code Compliant Design

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solar Mounting Solutions announces new racking for solar installations. The patent-pending racking design fully covers concrete ballasts to meet the 2016 New York solar installation code requirements, amendment to 1 RCNY105-02.

Trotwood-Madison City Schools saves more than $260,000 after completing energy management project with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trotwood-Madison City Schools has saved more than $266,000 on its energy costs just one year after completing a sweeping energy management project with Energy Optimizers, USA. For the period running from October 1, 2015, to September 1, 2016, the district saved $266,134 on its electric and natural gas usage.

EPIC Insurance’s Chuck Simpson to Speak at OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will speak at the OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference on Wednesday, November 30 at 2 p.m. at the Hilton Americas in Houston, Texas.

SunBug Solar Selected as Installer for Solarize WCGW

ARLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar has been selected as the installer for the upcoming Solarize Mass program for the western Massachusetts towns of Windsor, Cummington, Goshen, and Worthington. The installer selection process was highly competitive, and SunBug Solar was unanimously chosen by town representatives from a competitive pool of eight solar providers.

EPIC’s Wilson Long Selected for Elite Lloyd’s Broker Academy in London

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and LONDON, U.K., Sept. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Wilson Long of the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice is one of only 35 young insurance and risk management professionals from the U.S. and Canada selected to participate in the 2016 Andrew Beazley Broker Academy in London.

EPIC adds Jim Williford to National Energy Construction Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk management and insurance professional Jim Williford has joined the firm’s National Energy Construction Practice as a Business Development Manager.

Simon J. Anderson to Speak at MREA’s Energy Issues Summit

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Aug. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thought-provoking keynote speaker, award-winning author, and energy futurist Simon J. Anderson, founder of Venture Foresight LLC, will be opening presenter on day two of MREA’s Energy Issues Summit in St. Cloud, Minn. on August 11, 2016.

EPIC’s Daniel Houston to Present at American Gas Association’s Risk Management Committee Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management and Principal Daniel Houston will present at American Gas Association’s (AGA) Risk Management Committee Meeting on Monday, July 25 at 2:45 p.m. at the Aloft Boston Seaport in Boston, Mass.

Dayton Woman’s Club partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to deliver $1,300 in annual utility savings

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dayton Woman’s Club (DWC), an organization with roots that reach back 100 years into Dayton’s past, is continuing with its efforts to blend the best of the past with the best of the present. It just completed a project to bring its lighting systems up to 21st century technology through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA.

Cambridge City Schools Green Team Closes Out Busy Year of Educational Activities

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cambridge City Schools Green Team, a student group focused on sustainability that is sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA, made tremendous progress on advancing energy-related education during the school year.

Oak Hills Local Schools Green Team lays the groundwork for zero-waste cafeterias

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oak Hills Local Schools will start off the 2016-2017 school year with zero-waste tables in all of its cafeterias, thanks in part to the groundwork laid by the district’s Green Team, a student-led conservation and sustainability group sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to net $88K savings annually for Ripley Union Lewis Huntington Local Schools

TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ripley Union Lewis Huntington Local Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve the district’s energy efficiency performance for an expected guaranteed savings of nearly $88,000 annually.

EPIC’s Mark Niebuhr Recognized as Energi Elite Producer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energi, a leading provider of risk management and insurance programs for the energy industry, has recognized Mark Niebuhr of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants as a 2016 Energi Elite Producer. At Energi’s third Elite Producer Conference in Miami, Florida, Energi acknowledged Niebuhr and 64 other leading producers for their outstanding performance and dedication to promoting energy insurance products and services.

Sharewell HDD Announces New Gemini HDD Product Line

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In collaboration with Smith Bits – A Schlumberger Company, Sharewell HDD Services announces its new Gemini HDD product line of ultra-premium pilot hole bits and hole-opener cutters. Available in both milled tooth and tungsten carbide, these new products are the result of Sharewell HDD’s significant underground experience combined with the advanced technology and bit design expertise of Smith Bits.

Wattcoin Technologies New Energy Start-Up

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wattcoin(TM) Technologies Inc., a platform-as-a-service solution for energy companies to manage their customer’s billing processes, energy savings and renewable energy investments, opens office in San Francisco, California.

Porter Ranch Gas Leak Victims Ask Weitz and Luxenberg and Erin Brockovich for Help

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A standing-room-only crowd of more than 2,200 affected residents gathered Wednesday night in Porter Ranch, California. They were there to listen to environmental activist Erin Brockovich, scientists and attorneys from Weitz and Luxenberg discuss their legal options against Southern California Gas Co. due to a leak from the natural gas storage well in the hills above their homes, the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today reported.

Porter Ranch Gas Leak Victims to Meet Erin Brockovich, Weitz and Luxenberg, Dec. 9 in Porter Ranch, CA

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Environmental activist Erin Brockovich – whom actress Julia Roberts famously portrayed in an Oscar-winning role – will join environmental and consumer protection attorneys from Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., at a Southern California townhall meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 9, for victims of the Porter Ranch gas leak, Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

Energy Optimizers USA leadership advocates for clean energy in Washington, D.C.

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In November, two members of Energy Optimizers, USA’s senior leadership team traveled to Washington, D.C. to join a national delegation that lobbied congressional leaders for clean energy.

‘Oil and Gas and the Texas Railroad Commission: Lessons for Regulating a Free Society’ Explores Commission’s Role in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Mark A. Miller has published ‘Oil and Gas and the Texas Railroad Commission: Lessons for Regulating a Free Society’ (ISBN: 978-1518810398), a new book that examines the complexities and impact of the regulatory actions of the Texas Railroad Commission on matters related to the oil and gas industry.

EPIC adds Southeast Region Risk Control Consultant Charles ‘Chuck’ Simpson, CSP

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Charles ‘Chuck’ Simpson, CSP has joined EPIC’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice as a Senior Risk Control Consultant. This specialty practice group serves large, complex construction, energy and distribution companies across the country.

Energy Optimizers, USA, to be recognized by the White House for taking climate pledge

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA, will be recognized by the White House today, October 19, during the ‘White House Summit on Climate and the Road Through Paris’ for committing to the American Business Act on Climate Change Pledge.

Solar array project at Adams County Ohio Valley Schools nearing completion

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In just a few weeks, Adams County Ohio Valley School District will harvest much of its electricity from the sun as part of an energy conservation project it has undertaken with Energy Optimizers, USA.

Murphy USA Announces Eagle Transport 2014 Carrier of the Year

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., June 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Transport, one of the largest and most progressive petroleum and bulk transportation companies in the U.S., today announced that for the year of 2014 Eagle Transport has been awarded Murphy USA’s Carrier of the Year award.

Weitz and Luxenberg Exploring Southern California Oil Spill Victims’ Claims

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg P.C., today announced it is investigating claims from members of the fishing industry, property owners and others harmed by an oil spill that began Tuesday and blighted the shoreline just north of Santa Barbara, California.

Nick d’Arbeloff joins SunBug Solar as Vice President, Commercial Business

ARLINGTON, Mass., April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar, an established solar energy installation company based in Arlington and Somerville, Mass., announced that Nick d’Arbeloff has joined the SunBug team as Vice President of Commercial Business.

SunBug Solar Wins SunPower 2014 ‘Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year’ Award

ARLINGTON, Mass., March 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar, an Arlington- and Somerville-based solar installer and SunPower Commercial Dealer, has received the SunPower ‘Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year’ award for its outstanding performance in 2014.