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Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Make Sure Technology Invented in the USA is Made in the USA

September 29, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

You may remember the sad saga of the vanadium redox flow battery. Described by NPR as “the size of the refrigerator,” this battery has the ability “to change the world” because they can charge and discharge energy for 30 years […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Modelling grid effects of electric vehicle charging in the next decade

September 23, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

Simulation is based on a model, revealed in March, for charging demand that can be applied to different human populations under different conditions. In a demonstration, they have now applied it to the whole Western US up to the year […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

OPEC+’s Warning Shot

September 5, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Russia is using natural gas to punish Europe. Oil hasn’t yet been similarly weaponized, but talk of buyers imposing a price cap raises the risk that it could be. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Moscow-led allies decided […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, News

Elon Musk Says World Needs More Oil and Gas

August 29, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Tesla Inc. TSLA -2.70%▼ boss Elon Musk told European energy leaders that the world needs more oil and natural gas and should continue operating nuclear power plants while investing heavily in renewable energy sources. “I think we actually need more […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

JinkoSolar Announces Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results

August 26, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022. Second Quarter 2022 […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

These Electric School Buses Send 80 Hours of Energy to Power Massachusett’s Grid

August 26, 2022

Via: Tech Times

In Massachusetts, the use of electric school buses to supply the power grid with 80 hours’ worth of energy just shows how useful and beneficial electric vehicles can be. Largest Electric School Bus Deployment in the US Due to the […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Saudis, Allies Open Door to Oil-Output Cut to Keep Prices High

August 23, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Saudi Arabia and some of its oil-producing allies have suggested cutting crude production, disappointing U.S. officials who predicted the kingdom would be instrumental in cooling the market after President Biden met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the first time […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Oil Giants Must Face Climate-Liability Suits in States, Appeals Court Rules

August 17, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

A federal appeals court ruled that lawsuits by Delaware and Hoboken, N.J., seeking compensation from oil companies for the impacts of climate change should be decided in state, not federal courts. The decision Wednesday is the latest procedural victory by […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Rep. Tim Ryan Wants to Close a Buy American Loophole for Solar Power

August 15, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) wrote to President Biden last week urging him to take executive action to close a government loophole to ensure Buy American preferences apply when the federal government purchases solar power. Currently, Buy American only applies to […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Saudi Aramco Posts 90% Jump in Profit, Generating Billions for Kingdom

August 14, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Saudi Arabia’s national oil company on Sunday posted a 90% jump in quarterly profit on the back of high oil prices, generating billions of dollars in cash that is infusing fresh momentum into the kingdom’s ambitious economic makeover and strengthening […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Rise of renewables: How the Ukraine war has changed global energy policies

August 11, 2022

Via: Phys.org

UNSW expert Renate Egan explains how countries around the world have reacted to the oil and gas supply chain issues caused by the fallout of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Fears about energy independence in the wake of the war in […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Micro-engineered electrodes could cut battery manufacturing costs

August 4, 2022

Via: Phys.org

New, easily fabricated, high performance carbon microlattice electrodes could soon be used to make cheaper batteries powered by readily available sodium ions. The approach was published by Tohoku University researchers and colleagues in the journal Small. Lithium ion batteries are […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

It’s Been a Rough Year for America’s Solar Industry. Will the Inflation Reduction Act Provide a Boost?

August 1, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The last time we checked in on America’s fledgling solar manufacturing industry, things were looking bleak. The Biden administration announced in June that it would freeze tariffs on solar imports for two years, bowing to a massive P.R. campaign from […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Oil Giants Report Record Profits on High Energy Prices

July 29, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Exxon XOM 4.30%▲ Mobil Corp., Chevron Corp. CVX 8.23%▲ and Shell PLC, SHEL 3.20%▲ the three largest Western oil companies, banked a record $46 billion in collective profits in the second quarter, fueled by the highest energy prices in over […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Shell Posts Record Quarterly Profit on Soaring Energy Prices

July 28, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Shell SHEL 0.74%▲ PLC reported a second consecutive record quarterly profit as the oil major benefited from soaring global energy prices and a continued rebound in the global economy. The London-based company said Thursday that strong demand and higher prices […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Drill Pipe Market to Reach $2.2 Bn, Globally, by 2031 at 5.4% CAGR: Allied Market Research

July 25, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

Rise in exploration & drilling activities for oil across the globe and increase in the redevelopment of mature oil wells drive the growth of the global drill pipe market. Allied Market Research published a report, titled, “Drill Pipe Market by […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

EU Shipowners Race to Move Russian Oil Before Sanctions Kick In

July 17, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Tanker owners in Europe are shipping as much Russian crude as possible before energy sanctions against Moscow take effect in December. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, Western nations have pledged to wean themselves off crude from Moscow and […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Hilcorp, Exxon and Conoco Top Greenhouse Gas Emitters

July 14, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Hilcorp Energy Co., Exxon Mobil Corp., Conoco COP -5.27%▼Phillips and Occidental Petroleum Corp. OXY -3.40%▼ are the U.S. oil-and-gas industry’s top emitters of planet-warming greenhouse gases, according to a new report based on federal data. The four companies are also […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

States Prepare EV Charging Plans Ahead of Aug. 1 Deadline

July 14, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

With an Aug. 1 deadline looming, states are finalizing their electric vehicle infrastructure deployment plans. Plans must be submitted to the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation. Then the Federal Highway Administration will approve eligible plans by Sept. 30 before […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

The World is Very Dependent on China for its Solar Panels

July 13, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

It’s time for an update on the trade of solar panels being imported into the United States. A lot has happened in the past few months, and Tuesday we got some more news related to this subject. But first, we […]