Energy

UM study: Local renewable energy employment can fully replace US coal jobs nationwide

Coal-fired power plants in the United States. Bubbles are scaled by plant capacity, which ranges from 5 to 3,500 MW. Image credit: From Vanatta et al. in iScience, August 2022 Study: The Costs of Replacing Coal Plant Jobs with Local instead of Distant Wind and Solar Jobs across the United States Across the United States, …

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Meet the energy and climate bigwigs with White House access

A few months before President Joe Biden and Chevron Corp. CEO Michael Wirth were publicly sniping over gas prices, Wirth was at the White House meeting with some of Biden’s top advisers, new records show. Wirth attended two separate White House meetings in March, according to visitor logs released by the administration. The Chevron CEO …

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IRA Ensuring Energy Securities Ensures Oil and Gas Lease Sales

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 On 27 July, Senators Manchin and Schumer announced a deal on the successor to the Build Back Better Act, which is expected to pass in the Senate on Saturday (6 August 2022) and the House the following Friday. This new legislation, called the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, includes US$370 billion …

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EDF sues French government for £7bn after being forced to sell energy at a loss | EDF Energy

The French nuclear company EDF is suing its own government for €8.3bn (£7bn) after it was forced to sell energy to consumers at a loss. The company, which is being nationalized by the French state, has filed a compensation claim over the extension of the country’s price cap in January. Emmanuel Macron’s government forced EDF …

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San Diego, SDG&E to bring solar energy to low-income communities

San Diego Gas & Electric, along with the city of San Diego, announced a program on Tuesday that will help low- to moderate-income homeowners in most affected communities by climate change to install roof-top solar panels at little to no cost. It’s called the San Diego Solar Equity Program, and it’s part of the franchise …

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The Energy As A Service Market Is Expected To Reach $89

LONDON, Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to The Business Research Company’s research report on the energy as a service market, the increase in renewable energy generation is expected to propel the growth of the energy as a service market going forward. Renewable energy is energy generated from naturally renewableing but flow-limited sources that …

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Gov. Edwards Meets with French Ambassador, Explores Energy Transition Investment Opportunities as Economic and Resilience Mission Continues

PARIS – On Wednesday, Gov. John Bel Edwards meets with US Ambassador to France Denise Campbell Bauer and broadens the scope of a weeklong economic development and resilience mission in the Netherlands and France to include high-level meetings about energy transition and supply chain investments in Louisiana. Prior to his Wednesday afternoon meeting with the …

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Strive Launches US Energy Index Fund (DRLL) to Deliver a New Shareholder Mandate to US Energy Companies

COLUMBUS, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Strive Asset Management (“Strive”) launches its flagship index fund, the Strive US Energy ETF (NYSE: $DRLL), to unlock the potential of the US energy sector by providing investors an opportunity to drive positive change at US energy Companies ahead of a potential bull market for US energy stocks. US energy companies have been …

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Experts: Why energy-efficiency upgrades for your business may be easier (and cheaper) than you thought

It’s a startling statement — about something that gets lost in the discussion of a clean energy future. “Americans are spending $100 million a year on wasted energy from buildings — the heating, cooling and other energy-consuming things,” Susanna Chiu said. “And commercial buildings and residential buildings account for more than a third of the …

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Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to Partner With Abode

CONCORD, Mass., Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Abode Energy Management (Abode), a leading provider of utility solutions to reduce residential carbon emissions, is partnering with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) as Home Decarbonization Advisor on MassCEC’s Decarbonization Pathways Pilot. MassCEC enlisted Abode’s expertise in July 2021 to assist with developing an innovative pilot …

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