PUBLISHED: 09:23 30 July 2018 | UPDATED: 09:23 30 July 2018 Tom Wright Gas supplies should now have returned to normal. Archant Hundreds of homeowners have received an apology after being left without gas for much of the weekend. A leak along the A371 on Saturday saw the gas board decide to switch off supplies to make repairs.About 200 homes were affected in Elborough near Weston-super-Mare.Clive Book, Wales & West Utilities’ head of emergency services said late last night (Sunday): “We have now repaired a leak on the gas network near Locking and have turned the gas back on to approximately 200 homes and businesses in Elborough.“Where people are out, we have left them information letting them know how to contact us so we can turn their gas back on when they return.“We really appreciate the patience of local people while we’ve repaired this gas leak, and are sorry for the disruption this has caused.”The fault was … [Read more...] about Utility company ‘sorry’ for gas leak problems
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PUBLISHED: 09:57 24 July 2018 | UPDATED: 10:10 24 July 2018 Cadent is carrying out works in Bridge Road, Oulton Broad. Picture: Google. Archant Essential works to connect properties to the gas network is causing long delays for drivers travelling through Oulton Broad. The work is being carried out in Bridge Road between the roundabout at the Wherry Hotel and the Shell petrol station.Traffic lights are in place on both sides of the road to control traffic.The work is being carried out by Cadent to ensure properties can access energy from their chosen gas supplier.A Cadent spokesman said: “We are currently carrying out work to connect local properties to the gas network on the A1117 Bridge Road. This work will help provide more people with access to safe and reliable gas supplies for cooking and heating.“To enable the work to be carried out safely and efficiently we are using two-way traffic lights. “The work started on Monday, July 23, and is due to be completed on … [Read more...] about Gas works cause delays on main road through Oulton Broad
Ryan Collins and Naureen S. Malik, Bloomberg Published 7:53 am, Friday, May 11, 2018 Photo: Ray Fisher / Royal Dutch Shell Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Dynagas' Lena River liquefied natural gas carrier is docked at Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass terminal to pick up about 155,000 cubic meters of LNG en route to India. Dynagas' Lena River liquefied natural gas carrier is docked at Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass terminal to pick up about 155,000 cubic meters of LNG en route to India. Photo: Ray Fisher / Royal Dutch Shell Shale gas exporters to gain from Iran sanctions 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Another darling of the Trump administration is poised to gain from the Iran deal breakup as oil surges: Natural gas exports. With the move to curb Iran's oil output encouraging more shale drilling, prices for natural gas … [Read more...] about Shale gas exporters to gain from Iran sanctions
2018 Honda Clarity PHEV Plugged into L1 in Corte Madera, Calif.Enlarge PhotoWith new stewardship comes new perspective—sometimes on old things. Here at Green Car Reports, we have driven the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid a couple of times. New reviewers sometimes bring new context and background to subjects we've covered before. Driving a Clarity PHEV in and around San Francisco for four days earlier this month brought this reviewer full circle to when I started writing about cars and began this journey of understanding how to make cars cleaner and less burdensome on our natural resources. 2018 Honda Clarity PHEV Plugged into L1 in Corte Madera, Calif.Enlarge Photo It was 1997, and I was riding in the back of a then-current ovoid Ford Taurus, traipsing from Detroit to Washington, DC, with some students trying to make a point. The car was part of the FutureCar competition, a sister program to the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (PNGV), a $2 billion program started … [Read more...] about 2018 Honda Clarity PHEV revisited: is this the car Bill Clinton wanted built?
The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid gets near-Prius-level fuel economy, and the trim level with the best battery is the cheapest one. Toyota’s replacement for its popular hybrid sedan – whose sales had been falling off this year – comes along with the thorough overhaul of its entire Camry line. After years of cars that were reliable, efficient, and perceived by some to be boring, Toyota wants the new car to be reliable, efficient, and fun to drive. No, really. Toyota is selling the new car as being an emotional choice, not just a rational one. Chief Engineer Masato Katsumata called it “visceral.” A strong word for a family sedan. The all-new car is the first to completely embrace Toyota’s new global architecture, or TNGA. The platform was first seen under the 2016 Prius, but the Camry is the first to use the new engines, transmissions, and double-wishbone rear suspension that make up the ethos of TNGA. With the new Camry Hybrid comes a new hybrid … [Read more...] about 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid First Drive