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US report identifies nuclear workforce trends

March 24, 2020

The 2020 US Energy & Employment Report (USEER), prepared under a Memorandum of Understanding between NASEO and the EFI clean energy think-tank, identifies important trends and skill sets for the USA’s energy workforce. The report was first published in 2016 […]


Pandemic affecting solar delivery schedules and ability to meet project deadlines

March 17, 2020

Solar accounted for 40% of all new electric generating capacity in the U.S. in 2019, its highest share ever and more than any other source of electricity, with 13.3 gigawatts (GW) installed. Despite policy challenges and a second year of […]


Could Coronavirus Beat Green Deal In Slowing Climate Change?

March 10, 2020

Via: Forbes

Last week’s unveiling of a landmark climate law in the European Union has come with a variety of new obligations for European companies. Each will have to do their part to meet the EU’s goal of completely decabonizing by 2050. […]


Commercialization, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Wind energy enjoyed a bumper year in 2019, but the coronavirus poses a unique challenge

March 25, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Wind power may have enjoyed a strong year in 2019, but the coronavirus pandemic is casting a shadow over the sector that could impact growth in the years ahead. More than 60 gigawatts (GW) of wind energy capacity was installed […]


News and Policies, U.S.

US low-carbon power seeks way past pandemic

March 25, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) has written to Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, requesting assistance to ensure continued nuclear operations during the COVID-19 crisis, and also to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Lawrence Kudlow on the nuclear […]


Commercialization, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

How to Give Certainty to US Renewables Regardless of a Stimulus Package

March 24, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Renewable energy groups are continuing to push to include solar and wind tax credit extensions and “direct pay” provisions in a nearly $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill that failed to move ahead in the U.S. Senate on Monday, after Democrats […]


Domestic, Electric, Energy Consumption

How Will The Coronavirus Affect Energy Use In America?

March 23, 2020

Via: Forbes

There is little doubt that the world has entered a global economic recession as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Every recession lowers energy use, and this one may be a whopper. The 2008 financial crisis, and the Great Recession […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Amid Oil Price Crash, Natural Gas Is Also Under Attack

March 23, 2020

Via: Forbes

The big news related to the oil and gas business over the past few weeks has obviously been related to the crash in oil prices. First, the global demand destruction by the spread of the coronavirus knocked the price for […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, Energy Economics

Texas Regulator To Trump: The ‘Appropriate Time’ To Intervene In Oil Markets Is Now

March 20, 2020

Via: Forbes

During his coronavirus Task Force press conference on Thursday, President Donald Trump said he was considering intervening in the situation with the global oil market “at the appropriate time”: “It’s very devastating to Russia because when you look at it, […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Coronavirus Could Make It Harder to Keep Wind Farms Up and Running

March 19, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

If a wind farm breaks down during the COVID-19 global pandemic, who will be there to fix it? So far, much of the focus on the outbreak’s impact on the renewables industry has been on factory shutdowns and the challenges […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Gasoline prices keep falling

March 19, 2020

Via: Vermont Biz

If you’re looking for a little good news during this difficult time dominated by the coronavirus, gasoline prices have fallen, and in some places dramatically so. In Vermont, the lowest price reported on the vermontgasprices.com website (GasBuddy app) is Cunningham’s […]