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Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

The Probe Into Solar Import Circumvention Hasn’t Been Stopped

May 17, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Last week we took a closer look at the freakout over a Commerce Department circumvention investigation into solar panel imports allegedly avoiding anti-dumping duties on goods made in China. We learned the leading voice in this freakout, the trade association […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Hungary Holds Up EU Deal to Sanction Russian Oil

May 6, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The European Union is struggling to finalize the terms of an oil embargo on Russia amid resistance by Hungary, whose leader claimed Friday that the proposed embargo would hit his economy like an atomic bomb. Prime Minister Viktor Orban has […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

EU Proposes Ban on Russian Oil Imports, Sending Prices Higher

May 4, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The European Union proposed a ban on imports of Russian crude within six months and on refined oil products from the country by year-end, prompting a jump in oil prices, while the bloc is set to impose sanctions on high-ranking […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Beyond electric cars: How electrifying trucks, buses, tractors and scooters will help tackle climate change

May 3, 2022

Via: Phys.org

When you think of an electric vehicle, chances are you’ll picture a car. But there’s a quiet revolution going on in transport. It turns out electrification can work wonders for almost all of our transport options, from electric bikes to […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Gulf of Mexico Oil Drilling Makes Too-Little, Too-Late Comeback

May 2, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

A new wave of oil platforms is sweeping into the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as crude prices are riding historic levels and demand for barrels is higher than ever. But don’t count on the new production to close the oil-supply […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

EU Prepares Ban on Russian Oil

May 2, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The European Union is likely to propose ending purchases of Russian crude oil by the 27-country bloc before the end of 2022, and a ban on purchases of Russian refined-oil products by year-end, according to two senior diplomats. The proposals, […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Let’s Check On What’s Happening in the Solar Industry 

May 2, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Back in March, the Commerce Department announced that it would investigate whether Chinese manufacturers were re-routing solar panels through four Asian countries in an attempt to avoid U.S. tariffs. The decision came after California solar panel maker Auxin Solar filed […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Exxon and Chevron, Buoyed by High Oil Prices, Shower Investors With Cash

April 29, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Big oil companies are continuing to reap the benefits of high commodity prices but aren’t backing off plans to reward investors while keeping production roughly flat. Exxon XOM -2.24% Mobil Corp. said Friday it collected $5.5 billion in first-quarter profit, […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Germany Drops Opposition to Embargo on Russian Oil

April 28, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Germany is now ready to stop buying Russian oil, clearing the way for a European Union ban on crude imports from Russia, government officials said. Berlin had been one of the main opponents of sanctioning the EU’s oil-and-gas trade with […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

European Wind-Energy Sector Hit in Wave of Hacks

April 25, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Cyberattacks on three European wind-energy companies since the start of the war in Ukraine have raised alarm that hackers sympathetic to Russia are trying to cause mayhem in a sector set to benefit from efforts to lessen reliance on Russian […]