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Changing the Building Blocks of Solar Panels Could Speed Mass Production
GUILDFORD, England — Researchers at the University of Surrey have joined the growing chorus of scientists and entrepreneurs who believe... Read More
Energy Department Seeks Applicants for Biofuel Funds

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Energy is still seeking applicants to share in $59 million aimed at accelerating the production of biofuels and bioproducts... Read More

Biden, G7 Leaders Introduce Global Infrastructure Partnership

SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany — Solar microgrids, advanced nuclear, an undersea telecommunications cable and other climate resilient projects are part of a new Partnership for Global... Read More

Army Selects Lockheed Martin for Long-Term Energy Storage Program

BETHESDA, Md. — The U.S. Army has selected Lockheed Martin to build the first megawatt-scale, long-duration energy storage system at Fort Carson in Colorado. The... Read More

‘DAC Day’ Pushes for Sustainable Business Models in New Carbon Removal Industry

WASHINGTON — The 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act provided funding not only for roads, bridges, and efforts to curb future pollution, but the bill... Read More

Offshore Wind Boosted as Biden, East Coast Governors Team Up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is launching a formal partnership with 11 East Coast governors to boost the growing offshore wind industry, a key element... Read More

Feds Release Draft EIS for Proposed Wind Project Off New Jersey Coast

WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has released its Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a proposed 1,100 MW offshore wind energy project in... Read More

Toyota, Redwood Partner to Repurpose EV Batteries in Closed-Loop Ecosystem

PLANO, Texas and CARSON CITY, Nev. — Toyota became the latest auto giant to join Redwood Materials’ comprehensive EV battery full lifecycle initiative today in an effort for the automaker... Read More

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Biden Calls for ‘Gas Tax Holiday’ in Bid to Kneecap Inflation Woes

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday called on Congress to suspend the federal tax on gas and diesel for three months to provide some relief to soaring inflation and surging prices at the pump. The federal gas tax holiday... Read More

Biden Calls for ‘Gas Tax Holiday’ in Bid to Kneecap Inflation Woes

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday called on Congress to suspend the federal tax on gas and diesel for three months to provide some... Read More

Justices to Decide Future of Mob Watchdog on Waterfront

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will try to resolve a dispute between New York and New Jersey over the latter’s desire to back out of a 1953 agreement to work together to combat corruption and racketeering on... Read More

Justices to Decide Future of Mob Watchdog on Waterfront

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will try to resolve a dispute between New York and New Jersey over the latter’s desire to... Read More

Canada Passes Single-Use Plastics Ban

OTTAWA, Ontario — After several years of work toward the goal, Canada is officially moving forward on a plan to ban the use, manufacture, import, and eventual export of single-use plastics. "We promised Canadians we would deliver a ban on... Read More

Canada Passes Single-Use Plastics Ban

OTTAWA, Ontario — After several years of work toward the goal, Canada is officially moving forward on a plan to ban the use, manufacture, import,... Read More

Business Groups Pushing Back Hard on SEC Emissions Reporting Proposal
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WASHINGTON — Business groups and corporate lobbyists were among those pushing back hardest as the deadline elapsed Friday on a Securities and Exchange Commission proposal that would require companies for the first time to disclose their carbon emissions and climate... Read More

Business Groups Pushing Back Hard on SEC Emissions Reporting Proposal

WASHINGTON — Business groups and corporate lobbyists were among those pushing back hardest as the deadline elapsed Friday on a Securities and Exchange Commission proposal... Read More

Monterrey Suffers Weekslong Water Cutoff Amid Drought

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — The industrial hub of Monterrey has long been one of Mexico’s most prosperous cities, so its... Read More

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Feds Unveil Plan to Get Clean Energy on the Grid Faster

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators on Thursday rolled out a proposed overhaul of long-standing policies governing how new power projects are... Read More

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America’s Wildlife Would Benefit From Historic Conservation Bill

WASHINGTON — With the passage of a historic conservation bill this week, the U.S. House committed over $2 billion to... Read More

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Floods Leave Yellowstone Landscape 'Dramatically Changed'

RED LODGE, Mont. (AP) — The forces of fire and ice shaped Yellowstone National Park over thousands of years. It took decades longer for humans to tame it enough for tourists to visit, often from the comfort of their cars....

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Floods Leave Yellowstone Landscape 'Dramatically Changed'

RED LODGE, Mont. (AP) — The forces of fire and ice shaped Yellowstone National Park over thousands of years. It took decades longer for humans... Read More

Clean Energy Transition Effort Expanded to 12 New Remote Communities

WASHINGTON — As climate change intensifies, remote and island communities are often bearing the brunt of higher costs, increased outages and the unshakable anxiety that comes with persistent uncertainty over daily necessities. Established in April 2021, the U.S. Department of...

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Clean Energy Transition Effort Expanded to 12 New Remote Communities

WASHINGTON — As climate change intensifies, remote and island communities are often bearing the brunt of higher costs, increased outages and the unshakable anxiety that... Read More

Georgia Power, Mitsubishi Complete World's Largest Hydrogen Fuel Blending 

SMYRNA, Ga. — Georgia Power and Mitsubishi Power have validated fuel blending of hydrogen and natural gas at both partial and full load on an M501G natural gas turbine at Georgia Power’s McDonough-Atkinson power plant. The demonstration project, which was...

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Georgia Power, Mitsubishi Complete World's Largest Hydrogen Fuel Blending 

SMYRNA, Ga. — Georgia Power and Mitsubishi Power have validated fuel blending of hydrogen and natural gas at both partial and full load on an... Read More

Interior Seeks Public Comment on Maryland’s First Offshore Wind Project

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is seeking public comment as part of its environmental review of the first offshore wind project proposed off Maryland’s coastline. Baltimore-based wind energy developer U.S. Wind has proposed the development...

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Interior Seeks Public Comment on Maryland’s First Offshore Wind Project

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is seeking public comment as part of its environmental review of the first offshore wind... Read More

Deadline Fast Approaching for Solar Placement Study Funding

WASHINGTON — The deadline is fast approaching for applications to share in $15 million the U.S. Department of Energy is making available to those with innovative strategies to minimize the impact solar farms have on wildlife. Interested parties have just...

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Deadline Fast Approaching for Solar Placement Study Funding

WASHINGTON — The deadline is fast approaching for applications to share in $15 million the U.S. Department of Energy is making available to those with... Read More

Biden Administration Sets Out Rules for Creating Network of EV Charging Stations

WASHINGTON — Electric vehicle charging stations built with federal dollars should be located no further than 50 miles apart along the nation’s interstates, and within one mile of an exit from any highway, under new rules proposed by the Biden...

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Biden Administration Sets Out Rules for Creating Network of EV Charging Stations

WASHINGTON — Electric vehicle charging stations built with federal dollars should be located no further than 50 miles apart along the nation’s interstates, and within... Read More

California Utility Pleads Not Guilty to Manslaughter in Deadly Wildfire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Pacific Gas & Electric pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony involuntary manslaughter charges after a Northern California... Read More

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Army Deploys Largest Floating Solar Array in Southeast at Fort Bragg

FORT BRAGG, N.C. – The U.S. Army held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday to celebrate the deployment of a floating... Read More

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Senate Seeks Ways to Help Europe as Russian Sanctions Cut Energy Supply

WASHINGTON — Next winter looks bleak for Europe without prompt assistance from the United States as war in Ukraine depletes... Read More

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