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Future Opportunities in EV Charging, Forecast to 2030

November 18, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — As EVs continue to disrupt the power-mobility ecosystem, the role played by charging solutions in the 2020s will be crucial in how effectively the ecosystem develops.This will more so as utilities, technology solution […]


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US Solar Companies Are Stockpiling a Massive Amount of Panels

November 13, 2019

Via: Industry Week

America’s rooftop solar installers are stockpiling massive volumes of panels and other equipment before a key federal tax credit for the industry starts shrinking next year. On Tuesday, Sunrun Inc. — the nation’s largest rooftop solar installer — said it’s […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Green groups sue Trump administration over California drilling plan

October 30, 2019

Via: Reuters

Two environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday over its plan to open up more than 720,000 acres (291,370 hectares) of federal land in California for oil and gas development. The lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club and the […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Oil vs Corn: U.S. lawmakers set hearing on fractious biofuels policy

October 29, 2019

Via: Reuters

The hearing set by the Energy and Commerce Committee will air out the grievances of two key political constituencies heading into next year’s election at a time President Donald Trump has been working hard to win them over. Trump’s Environmental […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Corroded pipe led to Philadelphia refinery fire -U.S. Chemical Safety Board

October 16, 2019

Via: Reuters

The pipe fitting gave way around 4:00 a.m. ET (0800 GMT) on June 21, releasing more than 3,200 pounds of highly toxic chemical hydrofluoric acid (HF) into the atmosphere, the CSB said. That led to three separate explosions that hurled […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Trump’s fast-tracking of oil pipelines hits legal roadblocks

October 9, 2019

Via: Reuters

All three have been stalled by successful legal challenges by environmental groups alleging the administration failed to apply the regulatory scrutiny required under the law. The Republican administration tried to accelerate permits for two multi-billion-dollar natural gas lines and jumpstart […]


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Houston oil artery reopens after police remove final Greenpeace protesters

September 13, 2019

Via: Reuters

HOUSTON (Reuters) – The Houston Ship Channel on Friday reopened for vessel traffic, the U.S. Coast Guard said, after the last of 11 protesters who had disrupted traffic by dangling on ropes above the key energy-export waterway was removed by […]


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Oil spill clean-up at Equinor’s Bahamas terminal underway after Dorian damage

September 12, 2019

Via: Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s Equinor (EQNR.OL) has begun cleaning up an onshore oil spill at its South Riding Point terminal in the Bahamas, which was damaged by Hurricane Dorian, and said on Thursday it will step up the operation in […]


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Trump promises ‘giant package’ related to ethanol to please farmers

August 29, 2019

Via: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration is planning a “giant package” related to ethanol that would please U.S. farmers angry over the government’s expanded approval of waivers freeing oil refiners from obligations to use the […]


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Texas shale towns grapple with growth as oil-bust fears fade

August 21, 2019

Via: Reuters

School officials had expected enrollment to fall after the last oil price crash, starting in 2014, but it kept rising – one sign of a growing resilience in the region’s oil economy as Exxon Mobil (XOM.N), Chevron (CVX.N) and other […]