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Category: U.S.


Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

Two Ways Energy Storage Will Be A True Market Disruptor In The U.S. Power Sector

September 7, 2018

Via: Forbes

The term “market disruptor” is seemingly thrown around for every new technology with promise, but it will be quite prescient when it comes to energy storage and U.S. power markets. New energy storage projects in the U.S. are making solar […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Utilities Recommit to Clean Energy in Wake of Trump Administration’s Power Plant Regulatory Rollback

August 27, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

By releasing a proposed replacement for the Clean Power Plan, the Trump administration once again showed its determination to save struggling coal-fired power plants. But some of the nation’s largest operators of the plants don’t appear to be reaching for […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

The Oil And Gas Situation: In The U.S., Stable And Strong

August 21, 2018

Via: Forbes

As the Trump Administration re-activates sanctions on Iran and its crude oil exports, now seems a good time to assess the current state of the U.S. oil and gas industry: The overall rig count continues its slow rise. – The […]


News and Policies, U.S.

US shale growth will offset global production problems over the coming months, analysts say

August 15, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

A sustained upswing in U.S. shale growth is likely to offset global production problems over the coming months, energy analysts told CNBC on Wednesday. The mood music in the energy market has been heavily influenced by a flurry of demand-side […]


News and Policies, U.S.

China tariffs create headache for next wave of US natural gas export projects

August 9, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

China’s threat to slap tariffs on U.S. natural gas exports is injecting uncertainty into a construction boom for the multi-billion dollar facilities that ship American shale gas around the world. By the end of next year, six facilities in the […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Corporations Increase Green Energy Purchases, Overshadowing Trump’s Environmental Policies

August 9, 2018

Via: Forbes

In an effort to combat climate change and to satisfy customer demand, the corporate community is expected to buy 7.2 gigawatts of green energy this year, which surpasses the roughly 5.4 gigawatts it purchased in 2017. The movement is taking […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Yes, The U.S. Is The World’s Top Energy Producer

August 8, 2018

Via: Forbes

Last night President Trump spoke to business leaders at a dinner. Daniel Dale, the Washington correspondent for the Toronto Star, posted several tweets about the dinner. In one, he wrote “Quick fact check: Trump spoke to business leaders for 14 […]


News and Policies, U.S., World

US supports 41MW wind-solar-storage project in India

August 1, 2018

Via: PV Resources

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is supporting a 41MW hybrid solar-wind-storage project being developed by private Indian energy firm IL&FS Energy Development Company Limited (IEDCL) in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh by providing a grant to aid […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Offshore Wind Is Likely The Next Big US Renewable Sector

July 30, 2018

Via: Forbes

At this moment, 30 megawatts of offshore wind turbines are sending power to Narraganset Electric, the National Grid affiliate serving Rhode Island. They are the only offshore turbines in operation in the US, a pittance considering Europe is closing in […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Report Projects DOE Coal, Nuclear Bailout Costs Could Top $34 Billion

July 23, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Analysis out this week from The Brattle Group estimates the Trump administration’s coal and nuclear support plan could cost between $9.7 billion and $17.2 billion annually. Working off of the scant details presented in a draft memorandum released by Bloomberg […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

A Breakdown of Tesla’s Solar and Storage Delays and Deliveries

July 17, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Tesla is facing blowback after numerous reports of delayed solar and energy storage installations. The company was excoriated in a recent Business Insider story for failing to meet delivery timelines for the solar roof and Powerwall home battery product. Several […]


News and Policies, U.S.

LG Electronics establishing a 500MW solar module manufacturing plant in US

June 28, 2018

Via: PV Resources

Major Korean conglomerate LG Electronics will establish a 500MW solar module manufacturing plant in Alabama, US at a cost of around US$28 million. LG Electronics follows leading ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, JinkoSolar as well as Hanwha Q CELLS […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Trump Or Not, Pollution From US Power Plants Is Going Down

June 26, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

Emissions from power plants in the US have been on a downward slide for years, thanks to the retirement of older coal power plants in favor of natural gas and renewables. Meanwhile, the long term economic trend is up, up, […]


News and Policies, U.S.

President Trump Tweet-Targets OPEC Again, But Why Now?

June 13, 2018

Via: Forbes

Early this morning, President Donald Trump tossed out another tweet targeting OPEC for what he considers to be an unduly-high price of crude oil , saying: “Oil prices are too high, OPEC is at it again. Not good!” This tweet […]


Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Solar Competition Is Putting $3 Million Behind Innovation in Manufacturing

June 8, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) yesterday launched the American-Made Solar Prize competition with a focus on supporting innovative ideas for solar industry manufacturing. The contest includes a series of three prize rounds designed to develop new products to be […]