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Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Exclusive: Tesla’s solar factory is exporting most of its cells – document

May 15, 2019

Via: Reuters

The exporting underscores the depth of Tesla’s troubles in the U.S. solar business, which the electric car maker entered in 2016 with its controversial $2.6 billion purchase of SolarCity. Tesla has only sporadically purchased solar cells produced by its partner […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Statkraft to expand electric vehicle charging in Germany and Britain

May 9, 2019

Via: Reuters

The electric vehicle (EV) charging business is a growing market for utilities and Nordic competitors Fortum and Vattenfall have boosted their presence with several acquisitions and cooperation across Europe. “We are looking at EV charging companies in Germany and we […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

U.S. solar hits 2 million installations, will double in four years

May 9, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – There are now more than 2 million solar installations in the United States, a milestone reached just three years after hitting the 1 million mark, an industry trade group said on Thursday. U.S. solar installations now produce enough […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

European Alliance to Invest $6.7 Billion in Electric Car Batteries

May 7, 2019

Via: Industry Week

European governments and companies will form an alliance for developing next-generation batteries for electric vehicles, investing five to six billion euros (US$6.7 billion) in the project, the French and German finance ministers said on May 2. France’s Bruno Le Maire […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Atlanta Gas Light Honors Seniors During Older Americans Month

May 6, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

ATLANTA, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — May is National Older Americans Month and to celebrate, Atlanta Gas Light is reminding its customers about the company’s Senior Citizen Discount. “Every family deserves reliable energy at a price they can afford,” said […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Chevron Buys Anadarko in $33 Billion Bet on Shale Oil, LNG

April 12, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Chevron Corp. (IW 500/5) agreed to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp. in a $33 billion bet on the Permian shale-oil region and liquefied natural gas, intensifying a battle with Exxon Mobil Corp. to be America’s top energy company. Chevron is making […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

The CEO of a Fuel Cell Company Doesn’t Believe in Fuel Cell Cars

March 21, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Fuel cells have no more passionate an advocate than Bloom Energy Corp. Chief Executive Officer K.R. Sridhar, whose company makes power generators with them and tirelessly touts their ability to produce clean energy. He just doesn’t like them in cars. […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Dominion Energy to Reduce Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Infrastructure by 50 percent Over the Next Decade

February 12, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) announced today an historic, industry-leading initiative to reduce methane emissions from its natural gas infrastructure by 50 percent over the next decade, based on 2010 levels. The initiative will […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

New Mexico governor moves to limit methane emissions, combat climate change

January 30, 2019

Via: Reuters

The New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department and Environment Department were directed to enact methane emission reduction “rules as soon as practicable,” the executive order said. Lujan Grisham, a recently-elected Democrat, campaigned on the promise of tightening environmental […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Exxon Becomes Most Active Permian Driller to Combat Falling Oil Output

December 18, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Exxon Mobil Corp. (IW 500/1) has overtaken rivals to become the most active driller in the Permian Basin, showing the urgency with which the world’s biggest oil company by market value is pursuing U.S. shale. Even after a slow start […]