Carbon pricing and system reliability impacts pathways to universal electricity access in Africa

May 23, 2024

There is a considerable gap in the rate of improvement in electricity access and where it needs to be to meet UN Sustainable Development Goal 7 (energy access for all). Under this “baseline scenario,” several hundred million people are projected […]

High-Burnup Nuclear Fuel Rods Delivered for Examination After Having Completed Three Cycles of Commercial Operation

May 9, 2024

High-burnup fuel rods, manufactured by GE Vernova’s Nuclear Fuel business, Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), have been delivered to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for examination after commercial operation. The rods completed three full cycles […]

U.S. Interior Department Finalizes Rule to Streamline & Modernize Offshore Renewable Energy Development

April 25, 2024

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland today announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) have finalized updated regulations for renewable energy development on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). […]

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Updated Home Energy Efficiency Standards Could Affect 1 in 4 Homes

May 6, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

On April 25, the US Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Agriculture (USDA) announced final energy efficiency standards for new home construction. The refreshed standards will impact up to a quarter of all new homes nationwide and will […]