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Energy, Industry Focus Areas

EV-Charging Industry Is Doing Everything Except Showing a Profit

April 30, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

President Joe Biden’s plan to wean U.S. drivers off fossil fuels requires massive investment in public charging stations to power the electric-car revolution. So far, none of the companies that deploy the equipment has figured out how to make a […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Oil Climbs With US Demand Bump Driving Global Rebound Optimism

April 28, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Oil advanced to the highest intraday level in more than a month as a combination of declining U.S. petroleum product supplies and signs of stronger demand buttressed expectations for a revival in global consumption. Futures jumped as much as 2.2% […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Market to Reach USD 17.64 Billion during 2020-2024 | Technavio

April 21, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

The electric vehicle charging infrastructure market is poised to grow by USD 17.64 billion between 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 52% during the forecast period. The usage of EVs is heavily promoted by government bodies due to the […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

U.S. Needs to Better Monitor Oil, Gas Pipelines in Gulf of Mexico, Report Says

April 19, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—Federal officials aren’t adequately monitoring the integrity of 8,600 miles of active oil-and-gas pipelines on the Gulf of Mexico’s seafloor, and for decades have allowed the industry to abandon old pipelines with little oversight, a new report to Congress shows. […]


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Oil Demand Is Recovering Despite Vaccination Hiccups, IEA Says

April 14, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

A year after the pandemic and a price war sparked one of the weakest months in history for oil prices, the global energy market is well on its way to recovery, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday. In its monthly […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

New York Expands its Landmark Buy American Rule

April 13, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

It’s been a year since the New York Buy American Act became a permanent part of state law. In 2021, though, it’s going further. The recently passed New York budget has expanded it. On April 8 Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented […]


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Aluminium batteries take a step closer

April 9, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Aluminium is more plentiful and cheaper that lithium, making it potentially attractive for large-scale energy storage even if the technology never became light enough for automotive or phone use. Aluminium also has the advantage over lithium that it can be […]


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Shell to Make First Profit From Oil Output Since Pandemic

April 7, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Royal Dutch Shell Plc expects to make its first profit from pumping oil since the start of the pandemic, the petroleum giant said. Shell’s upstream unit, which largely handles the exploration and production of crude, was able to capture “the […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Oil Lobby Backs Carbon Fee as Substitute for Regulation

March 25, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The American Petroleum Institute board voted March 25 to endorse putting a tax or other price on carbon dioxide emissions, a shift for the oil industry that could influence the Biden administration’s plans for a governmentwide assault on global warming. […]


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GE announces first US wind turbine blade recycling program with Veolia

March 16, 2021

Via: Plant Services

GE Renewable Energy announced Tuesday a multi-year agreement with Veolia North America for the first U.S. wind turbine blade recycling program of its kind. The majority of blades from onshore turbines that GE changes out during repowering efforts will be […]