Gas Pipelines

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image of a rusting hydrogen pipeline that abruptly ends in mid-air, set against a vast, open landscape.

New Hydrogen Pipeline Vs HVDC Study Less Wrong, More Clearly Shows Hydrogen Uneconomic

For the past few years there’s been a sub-genre of studies trying to pretend that making hydrogen in one place and using pipelines to move it to other places is better than just moving the electrons using HVDC transmission. It’s the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies’ turn to get it … [continued]

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic illustration that visualizes the concept of maximizing pipeline value by incorporating High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission

Will Pipelines Be Repurposed For HVDC Transmission?

This question is asked regularly of me these days. After all, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) is the new pipeline, doesn’t care if it’s run underwater, underground or through a steel pipe, and the millions of kilometers of pipelines in the world are going to be decommissioned at an accelerating rate … [continued]

Largely Unregulated Gas Pipelines = Huge Methane Pollution, Permian Ponzi Scheme — Nexus News Roundup

Largely Unregulated Gas Pipelines Huge Source of Methane Pollution The largest source of leaks of the potent greenhouse gas methane may be the spider web of largely unregulated pipes transporting it from drilling sites to processing facilities, according to new research from the Environmental Defense Fund. This 425,000-mile network network of pipes … [continued]

Community Activists in Virginia Fight Gas Pipeline & Environmental Injustice

Community activists in Virginia are continuing their fight against a non-viral public health threat, E&E reports. The already-behind-schedule and over-budget Mountain Valley Pipeline would transport gas 303 miles from West Virginia to southern Virginia and potentially an additional 75 miles into North Carolina. A compressor station for that “Southgate Extension” would … [continued]