Tag: emissions reduction

News and Policies, U.S.

Investing in American Energy: Significant Impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act & Bipartisan Infrastructure Law on the U.S. Energy Economy & Emissions Reduction

August 17, 2023

Via: CleanTechnica

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) are revitalizing the U.S. energy system by investing in American energy supply chains, clean energy job creation, emissions reduction, and consumer energy savings. DOE’s latest report “Investing in American Energy: […]

News and Policies, U.S.

White House Advisor Says Progress Toward Biden’s GHG Emissions Reduction Targets Is ‘Going Really Well’

April 22, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

On April 22, 2021, President Biden announced greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution reduction targets for the country. His vision was revealed during a summit on climate that he was holding, which was said to be “part of the President’s focus on […]

News and Policies, State

How Even Stronger California Climate Policies Could Spark A $7 Billion Economic Opportunity

January 27, 2020

Via: Forbes

California is a global leader in the clean energy transition, with some of the world’s most ambitious decarbonization policies. But even the Golden State, which met its 2020 greenhouse gas emission reduction target four years early, should be doing more. […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Hydrogen Could Become A $130 Billion U.S. Industry By 2050. It Could Also Be A Major Way To Cut Emissions

October 14, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

As countries seek to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while providing cost-effective energy to businesses and consumers, hydrogen is emerging as a key technology – and it could soon be a multi-billion industry in the United States. Two scenarios […]

News and Policies, State

AEP gains court approval for modified plan to retire Indiana coal-fired units

July 18, 2019

Via: Power Engineering

An Ohio federal court has approved American Electric Power’s agreement to accelerate its emissions reductions plan that now includes retiring its coal-fired Rockport Plant in Indiana by the end of 2028, the utility giant announced Thursday. The U.S. District Court […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, World

Germany, Struggling To Reduce Emissions, Will Phase Out Coal Within 20 Years

February 1, 2019

Via: Forbes

After months of acrimony, controversy and speculation, the task forced charged with proposing how Germany can stop burning coal finally came out with its recommendation this week. Given its place in the spotlight, the resulting furore was perhaps not surprising. […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Working Smarter, Not Harder: How Companies Are Setting New Energy Goals

November 14, 2016

Via: Renewable Energy News

It’s no secret that companies use goals to push their businesses in a positive direction. Whether it’s about creating more value or reducing impacts, goals provide focus, direction, and a sense of urgency. Recently, a wave of corporate, climate-related goals, […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Out of Reach Without Nuclear and Shale

May 3, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

n its lead editorial recently, the Washington Post took presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to task for his attacks on nuclear power and natural gas. The Post focused its critique on greenhouse gas emissions and the emissions trade-offs involved in substituting […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption

Major Impacts on U.S. Carbon Emissions Since the Great Recession

March 21, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

U.S. total carbon emissions increased to a historic high in 2007. During the 2007-09 Great Recession U.S. total carbon emissions declined rapidly due to a combination effective Government energy and carbon policies, and economic factors. Since the U.S. economy has […]