Tag: fossil fuel industry

News and Policies, World

Shell Energy to connect 1GWh BESS to Australia’s grid

January 11, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

Shell plans to build, own and operate this Wallerawang 9 battery, which will sit within the Wallerawang power station site, where two 500MW coal-fired generating units were decommissioned in 2014. The battery is being developed by Greenspot, a privately owned […]

News and Policies, State

San Francisco Becomes First Major U.S. City to Sue Fossil Fuel Industry Over Costs of Climate Change

October 2, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

San Francisco and Oakland are suing Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, BP and Royal Dutch Shell—the five biggest investor-owned fossil fuel producers in the world—over the costs of climate change. The two Californian cities join the counties of Marin, San Mateo and […]

News and Policies, World

Methane Emissions From Fossil Fuel Industry Dramatically Higher Than Previously Thought

October 14, 2016

Via: CleanTechnica

Methane emissions from the fossil fuel industry are “dramatically higher” than previously thought, according to a new study published in the journal Nature. The new study — utilizing the largest database of worldwide methane emissions compiled to date — has […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Fossil Fuel Companies Need to Become Renewable Energy Companies

April 20, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

It seems clear that Exxon Mobil and other parts of the fossil fuel industry have tried to suppress the science of climate change. I am not surprised that these companies acted in their short-term self-interest, and I expect them to […]