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town gas

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(Elements & Compounds) coal gas manufactured for domestic and industrial use
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Noun1.town gas - coal gas manufactured for domestic and industrial usetown gas - coal gas manufactured for domestic and industrial use
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
coal gas - gaseous mixture produced by distillation of bituminous coal and used for heating and lighting
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The great conversion from Town gas to North Sea gas was to happen soon.
This was mainly due to higher contributions from City Gas as a result of higher town gas tariff and higher volume of town gas sold; higher revenue from Basslink as no facility fees were recognised during the cable outage which occurred between 20 December 2015 and 12 June 2016; and higher revenue from KMC.
Owais Mir, CEO, DEA gave a presentation entitled 'SNG - A Smart Tactical Solution for Effective Town Gas Distribution'.
He further stated that in Ghaziabad an area of Orangi Town gas theft was also unearthed by Surveillance and Monitoring team which conducted a raid based on information.
I WORKED in energy, at a very modest level, for some 40-plus years when coal was the UK's main fuel for power stations, steelworks, and town gas production, As a Labour voter, and supporter of trade unions where they are relevant, I regarded the decline of the UK's coal industry, the National Coal Board then in 1970s onward, as a slow, inevitable progress to zero.
The Gas Market: Town gas was introduced to Tunis in 1870 by the French colonial authorities, but it was on a very small scale.
The representatives of the NGOs gathered at The Historical Town Gas Factory and unveiled the declaration.
Coal and peat, which were used to produce town gas for lighting and cooking in the 1800s, have since been replaced by electricity and natural gas.
As a young engineer with the Power Gas Corporation of Stockton, I worked on the design of the plant at Whitby which converted this to town gas for the Northern Gas Board.
Starkus has been the town gas and plumbing inspector for 28 years.
Natural gas supplanted town gas from coal, though gasification was still used to produce chemical feedstocks.