Energy

Energy drinks are a heart-killer, expert says: ‘death in a can’

There are better ways to find a boost than energy drinks. It can be easy to reach for these popular beverages when you’re feeling like an afternoon pick-me-up, but specialists urge you to think twice, as it could severely affect your heart health over time. Hannah Drake, a spokesperson for the Heart Foundation, has responded …

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The high cost of Biden’s energy policy and the so-called ‘Inflation Reduction Act’

Imagine trying to run a small business that requires you to travel extensively every week, while paying hundreds of extra dollars for gas. Imagine being on a fixed income and having to decide if you can afford to travel to see your grandchildren. Or, having small children and trying to decide how to put fuel …

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Energy-efficiency grants available to small businesses, nonprofits and restaurants

Hawaiʻi Energy is seeking applicants for its 2022-2023 EmPOWER Grant program, which is designed specifically for nonprofits, small businesses and restaurants that are pursuing energy efficiency projects at their facilities. From now until Sept. 30, organizations may apply for a grant of up to $5,000, which may cover up to 100% of eligible energy efficiency …

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Nikki Fried explains why Florida clean energy goals are finally being implemented after 15 years

Update, August 10 6:15 pm The Florida Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday the finalization of new statewide renewable energy rules. According to a news release from Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried, the rules aim to increase the amount of renewable energy used by the state to 100% by 2050. In addition, each electric utility in the …

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Tesla teases new energy products coming this year

In an internal meeting, Tesla teased new and updated energy products coming later this year along with a better customer front-end for solar installations. Tesla’s energy division definitely lives in the shadows of its automotive business. When most people think “Tesla,” they think of electric cars, but the company has had a renewed focus on …

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Energy & Sustainability Legal Feature — The Recently Announced Federal-State Partnership to Accelerate the Development of Offshore Wind Projects | Mintz – Energy & Sustainability Viewpoints

[Author: Alana Agron] On June 23, the White House announced the launch of a Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership to accelerate the development of US offshore wind projects. This partnership is a joint effort of the Biden administration and governors from 11 East Coast states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, …

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The Inflation Reduction Act reinforces nuclear energy’s role as a climate solution

The climate provisions incorporated in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) represent a major step toward placing the US back on a path to net zero emissions. The Princeton Zero Lab projects the IRA will lead to a 42 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 (from a 2005 base), compared to a 27 percent …

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CEC Adopts Historic California Offshore Wind Goals, Enough to Power Upwards of 25 Million Homes

For Immediate Release: Aug 10, 2022 New goals of up to 5,000 MW by 2030 and 25,000 MW by 2045 will accelerate California’s transition to 100% clean electricity SACRAMENTO – Today the California Energy Commission (CEC) has adopted a report establishing offshore wind goals and moving the state one step closer to development of the …

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Ford buys solar energy from DTE to power all Michigan plants by 2025

WAYNE, Mich. — Ford Motor Company plans to power all of its Michigan facilities using solar energy from DTE Energy by 2025, the company announced Wednesday. Ford has 650 megawatts of solar energy capacity from DTE Energy purchased, and they are expected to be operational by 2025. The purchase was made through DTE’s MIGreenPower program, …

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