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BP in Bid to Build Offshore Wind Facility in NY
ALBANY, N.Y. — BP and partner Equinor have jointly entered a bid in New York’s third offshore wind solicitation, vying... Read More
Firms Fear Proposed Waste Rule Would Duplicate Existing Regs

WASHINGTON — Several oil and gas associations have written the Bureau of Land Management saying a proposed rule on waste prevention would duplicate regulatory efforts... Read More

Patent Activity Surges at National Renewable Energy Lab

WASHINGTON — The number of patents received by researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory surged last year, with the lab receiving a total of... Read More

DOE Starts Fellowship Program to Advance Community Solar

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Energy is looking for energy professionals to work with state and regional organizations to make community solar subscriptions more... Read More

National Guard Activated in Ohio Town as Derailment Smolders

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio (AP) — Officials were working to prevent any major explosion from the smoldering wreckage of an Ohio train derailment near the Pennsylvania... Read More

Travel Group Urges White House, Congress to Take Steps to Boost Industry

WASHINGTON — The travel industry has made progress in recovering from the depths of the coronavirus pandemic, but a full recovery won’t be achieved until... Read More

DOE Provides $118M Boost to Domestic Biofuel Industry

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Energy is providing $118 million in funding for 17 projects intended to accelerate the production of sustainable biofuels for... Read More

Hydrogen Production Hub Proposed for US Gulf Coast

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Chevron is among the founders of a new consortium that has proposed developing a large-scale hydrogen hub on the U.S. Gulf Coast. According to a press... Read More

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Administration Seeks Applications for $47M in Funding Aimed at Advancing Hydrogen Research

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is making a total $47 million in funding available to accelerate the research, development and demonstration of affordable clean hydrogen technologies. The funding will be administered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hydrogen and Fuel... Read More

Administration Seeks Applications for $47M in Funding Aimed at Advancing Hydrogen Research

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is making a total $47 million in funding available to accelerate the research, development and demonstration of affordable clean hydrogen... Read More

ExxonMobil Affiliate to Invest $560M in Massive Renewable Diesel Facility

IRVING, Texas — ExxonMobil affiliate, Imperial Oil Ltd., is investing roughly $560 million to move forward with construction of the largest renewable diesel facility in Canada.  According to a statement issued by ExxonMobil, the project at Imperial’s Strathcona refinery is... Read More

ExxonMobil Affiliate to Invest $560M in Massive Renewable Diesel Facility

IRVING, Texas — ExxonMobil affiliate, Imperial Oil Ltd., is investing roughly $560 million to move forward with construction of the largest renewable diesel facility in... Read More

House GOP Seeks New Restrictions on Use of US Oil Stockpile

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time this month, House Republicans are seeking to restrict presidential use of the nation’s emergency oil stockpile — a proposal that has already drawn a White House veto threat. A GOP bill set for... Read More

House GOP Seeks New Restrictions on Use of US Oil Stockpile

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time this month, House Republicans are seeking to restrict presidential use of the nation’s emergency oil stockpile — a... Read More

Spanberger Leads Push to Prevent Offshore Drilling in Virginia

WASHINGTON — As House Republicans move closer to a vote on a bill intended to curb the president’s ability to sell oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., is pushing for an amendment to prevent her state’s... Read More

Spanberger Leads Push to Prevent Offshore Drilling in Virginia

WASHINGTON — As House Republicans move closer to a vote on a bill intended to curb the president’s ability to sell oil from the Strategic... Read More

Taxes Slow India's Solar Power Rollout but Boost Manufacture

BENGALURU, India (AP) — In May last year Fortum India, a subsidiary of a Finnish solar developer, won the bid... Read More

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Yellen Focuses on Energy Transition in South Africa Visit

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen discussed South Africa’s transition from its heavy reliance on coal to greener... Read More

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Biden’s Next Climate Hurdle: Enticing Americans to Buy Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden persuaded Democrats in Congress to provide hundreds of billions of dollars to fight climate... Read More

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Alaska Airlines Eliminates Plastic Cups on All Flights

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines announced Wednesday it is eliminating in-flight plastic cups. The West Coast-based airline is the first U.S. carrier to completely transition to paper cups as a planet-friendly alternative. Alaska Airlines estimates that this move will eliminate more...

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Alaska Airlines Eliminates Plastic Cups on All Flights

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines announced Wednesday it is eliminating in-flight plastic cups. The West Coast-based airline is the first U.S. carrier to completely transition to... Read More

Biden Administration to Host Floating Offshore Wind Summit

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Depts. of Energy, Interior, Commerce and Transportation are teaming up to hold the first ever Floating Offshore Wind Shot™ Summit on Feb. 22 and 23. The virtual two-day event will bring together policymakers, experts, community leaders...

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Biden Administration to Host Floating Offshore Wind Summit

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Depts. of Energy, Interior, Commerce and Transportation are teaming up to hold the first ever Floating Offshore Wind Shot™ Summit on... Read More

EVs Take Center Stage at Washington Auto Show

WASHINGTON — Forget a weeklong vote to get a House speaker, when all is said and done, the biggest news of the month may well be how electric vehicles dominated center stage at the Washington, D.C., Auto Show. The annual...

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EVs Take Center Stage at Washington Auto Show

WASHINGTON — Forget a weeklong vote to get a House speaker, when all is said and done, the biggest news of the month may well... Read More

Consortium Releases Supply Chain ‘Road Map’ for US Offshore Wind Development

WASHINGTON — If the U.S. is going to fulfill President Biden’s goal of deploying 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the government, industry stakeholders and investors will need to aggressively focus on the development of a domestic supply...

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Consortium Releases Supply Chain ‘Road Map’ for US Offshore Wind Development

WASHINGTON — If the U.S. is going to fulfill President Biden’s goal of deploying 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the government, industry... Read More

NASA to Invest $425M to Develop Next Gen Sustainable Airliners

WASHINGTON — NASA announced Wednesday that it will award The Boeing Company $425 million over the next seven years to advance research into a new generation of “green” single-aisle airliners. The funding is being awarded under the umbrella of the...

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NASA to Invest $425M to Develop Next Gen Sustainable Airliners

WASHINGTON — NASA announced Wednesday that it will award The Boeing Company $425 million over the next seven years to advance research into a new... Read More

Interior Department Prepping Update of Rules for Offshore Wind

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has updated its regulations for wind energy development on the Outer Continental Shelf and is poised to publish the proposal in the Federal Register as soon as this week. Laura...

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Interior Department Prepping Update of Rules for Offshore Wind

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has updated its regulations for wind energy development on the Outer Continental Shelf and is... Read More

At Davos, UN Chief Warns the World Is in a 'Sorry State'

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The world is in a “sorry state" because of myriad interlinked challenges including climate change and... Read More

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Abu Dhabi Summit Gathers Climate Advocates in Advance of UAE’s COP28

ABU DHABI — World leaders, global CEOs and international sustainability advocates are set to gather in Abu Dhabi on Jan.... Read More

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2022’s 18 Natural Disasters Cost the US a Total $165B, Report Says

WASHINGTON — Devastating hurricanes, deadly flooding and prolonged record-setting drought in much of the U.S. were just a few of... Read More

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