Lackawanna College and "The School of Petroleum and Natural Gas" began in New Milford in 2009.
This week's edition of Generations of Energy focuses on two new degrees being offered this semester at Lackawanna College's School of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
A local college is helping students keep up with a quickly growing industry. Lackawanna college is offering a hands-on education at the school of petroleum and natural gas. It started from modest beginnings.but in this week's generations of energy, officials say it's expanding.
Kane adds seven new trucks powered by compressed natural gas in Lackawanna County
"Pocono Solar Project" in Monroe County.
The Pocono Raceway goes green with solar power and sheep!Solar Panels and One Interesting Field Crew At the Tricky Triangle
The energy department is announcing plans to allocate four billion dollars for projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Gas companies are encouraging business owners to convert to natural gas.
Local colleges are taking advantage of the booming energy industry, to get jobs to people who really need them. Eyewitness News Anchor Drew Speier explains in this week's Generations of Energy.
Many local schools are offering specialized classes in energy. But that wasn't always the case. Eyewitness News Anchor Drew Speier explains in this week's Generations of Energy.
Are trying to prove drilling jobs aren't just for Texans. Eyewitness News Anchor Drew Speier explains in this week's Generations of Energy.
We know about the natural gas under our feet. But how exactly do you get it out of the ground? It's complicated, with a lot going on above the ground and below. Eyewitness News stopped by a drilling site in Wyoming County To get a behind the scenes look in this Special Generations of Energy Report.
Located near Academic West, the stations are open to the public.
One community in Susquehanna County is getting closer to making the switch to natural gas.
Gift to fund the School of Petroleum & Natural Gas
Some Lawmakers want to start taxing the Marcellus Shale industry like other states do. They proposed a new tax they say would bring in hundreds of millions of dollars. Drew Speier has more in this week's Generations of Energy.
Supporters of natural gas say their voices weren't being heard. So they started a new campaign. Eyewitness news anchor Drew Speier tells us about it, in this Week's Generations of Energy.
Some customers are feeling the pinch after seeing their electric bills spike. Drew Speier tells us what is being done about it in this week's Generations of Energy
Mineral rights are a part of the rich history of energy in the commonwealth and a battle between mineral rights owners and energy companies has been going on for centuries.
It was an event that changed coal mining in our region. The Knox Mine Disaster is etched in the minds of people who grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Now, a native is trying to bring this story to new audiences. Eyewitness News Anchor Drew Speier talked to the film maker on why he's preserving this piece of local history in a special generations of energy report.
Knox Mine Disaster- Documentary
Conserve energy this winter
"DEP at Home" exhibit
Governor's plan for 2014
"E Power Wise,"
Starting in 2014, traditional 40 and 60 watt lightbulbs will be out and new energy saving bulbs will be in
Lock haven university is the first college in Pennsylvania to use natural gas to power one of its vehicles.
A new compressed natural gas filling station is up and running in Williamsport.
A look at the winter fuel prices
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A college in Lackawanna County plans to expand training for students who want to get jobs in the energy field
Students at the West Side Career and Technology Center in Pringle have been learning about energy in their classes all year long. Now, thanks to a new program, they're learning how they can get jobs in those same energy fields.
Solar Panels that move with the sun
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Local leaders in business and education are backing an independent oil and gas company by spreading its message. That message is: That natural gas is not going away.
Fill up at a new CNG Filling Station in Clinton County
Dallas Area School District introduces a cleaner-smoother bus ride powered by propane. Drew Speier has this week's Generations of Energy.
"Marcellus Shale on the Job Training Act,"
Wyoming County has a new tool to keep natural gas sites safe. It's a surveillance camera that can be put up into the air and see for miles around. Drew Speier has the details in this week's edition of generations of energy.
Local farmers say there's exciting things in store for the future of energy. They say natural gas is a good segway into something new
Farmers Get Energized in Honesdale
Governor Tom Corbett is touting a natural gas pipeline extension that he says will boost our region's economy.
The Governor talked about the plan earlier this week in Monroe County. Drew Speier has more in this week's Generations of Energy.
Marcellus Shale has had a positive impact on the economy in Lycoming County.
Whether it's you, your grandfather or great-grandfather -- chances are
you know someone who spent generations working in the energy field --
whether it's coal, natural gas, solar or something else.
One way to hand down that knowledge to the younger generation is to look back -- which is what they're doing in Wayne County -- as our Drew Speier reports in this week's Generations of Energy.
Shale gas was never considered a significant resource in the energy industry -- until now.
New technologies continue to emerge for natural gas -- and now, they're on wheels.
Eyewitness news anchor Drew Speier has more in this weekend's Generations of Energy.
Long before drilling wells popped up across Texas -- the center of the oil industry was right here in Pennsylvania Eyewitness News Anchor Drew Speier has the details in this week's Generations of Energy Report.