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News and Policies, U.S.

USA: United Pacific closes on 95 store acquisition

July 31, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Leading Californian convenience stores and gas station operator United Pacific announced that it has acquired 95 sites from Platinum Energy and its related entities. The majority of the store assets are located in Southern California. In addition to gas stations […]


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

USA: CW Petroleum to expand business in fuel, c-store retail

July 27, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

CW Petroleum Corp (CWPE) has recently engaged a major investment bank to raise a combination of debt and equity to expand the company’s business in the United States. CWPE has also entered into discussions with a top 10 convenience store […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Microsoft announces firm’s single largest green energy PPA

July 22, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Microsoft has unveiled its single largest renewable energy portfolio investment through a new deal with US energy firm Sol Systems. The power purchase agreement (PPA) will see Sol Systems finance, develop and operate a portfolio of over 500MW of solar […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Dover Fueling Solutions launches groundbreaking DFS Anthem UX™ user experience platform

July 20, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

This revolutionary user experience platform is making its debut in North America on DFS’ Wayne Ovation® fuel dispenser. Featuring a 27” touchscreen display, super-intuitive functionality, personalized content, multi-language selection and multiple media options through DX Promote™, part of the DFS […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Did Congressional Lawmakers Create the Most Complete Climate Policy Plan Ever?

July 20, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

A group of House lawmakers recently released a 547-page report on climate change. Reporters at E&E News called it “arguably the most comprehensive climate policy plan in American politics.” The report spells out in great detail how to use Congressional […]


News and Policies, U.S.

US benchmarking analysis shows growing momentum for decarbonisation

July 13, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

The Benchmarking Air Emissions analysis is a collaborative effort between Ceres; Bank of America; power producers Entergy, Exelon, and Tenaska; and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The current issue is the 16th in a series that began in 1997, […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Patterson-UTI Reports Drilling Activity for June 2020

July 7, 2020

Via: PR Newswire

HOUSTON, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today reported that for the month of June 2020, the Company had an average of 65 drilling rigs operating. For the three months ended June 30, 2020, the Company […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Dominion Energy – Dominion Energy and Duke Energy Cancel the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

July 6, 2020

Via: Energy Manager Today

Despite last month’s overwhelming 7-2 victory at the United States Supreme Court, which vindicated the project and decisions made by permitting agencies, recent developments have created an unacceptable layer of uncertainty and anticipated delays for ACP. Specifically, the decision of […]


Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

Solar-friendly US infrastructure bill inches forward as it passes House

July 2, 2020

Via: PV Resources

A bill which promises to revamp solar support frameworks and stimulate investment in grids in the US has cleared its first hurdle, passing the House of Representatives. H. R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, passed the House yesterday evening by […]


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

US Solar Plants Now Expected to Run for More than 30 Years: Berkeley Lab

June 29, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Big solar plants are getting cheaper to run and expectations for their useful operational lives keep getting longer, according to a new survey of U.S. solar industry professionals. By the end of 2019, a cumulative total of 76 gigawatts of […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Amazon Pledges $2 Billion Climate Fund, As Its Carbon Emissions Grow

June 24, 2020

Via: Forbes

The U.S. public wants to see action on the climate front. A Pew poll released yesterday notes that 65% of respondents believe the government is doing too little to tackle climate change, while 73% (including 55% of Republicans) want governments […]


News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. solar had a strong first quarter, but the coronavirus will pose challenges going forward

June 11, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

The American solar industry installed 3.62 gigawatts of photovoltaic capacity during the first quarter of 2020, a record amount for the period, according to new analysis published Thursday. While the number may sound encouraging, the U.S. Solar Market Insight Q2 […]


Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

Days Of Violence Also Scramble Northeast Energy Situation

June 3, 2020

Via: Forbes

Following days of rioting that frightened even those of us who remember the 1960’s, a dazed America wakes up in a very different place than before. Still in the midst of civic unrest and a global pandemic, the country also […]


News and Policies, U.S.

US Solar Industry Poised To Lose 114,000+ Jobs From COVID-19 Through June

May 19, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

With the US and global economy in free-fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the renewable energy industry is hemorrhaging projects and jobs at a faster rate than the overall economy. As of the end of April, more than half a […]


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

President’s U.S. Nuclear Fuel Working Group Releases Plan to Revitalize the Domestic Uranium Mining Industry

April 23, 2020

Via: PR Newswire

Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSE American:URG) (TSX:URE) (“Ur-Energy”) is pleased to announce that the United States Nuclear Fuel Working Group (“NFWG”) established by President Trump released its report today detailing the steps required to revitalize the domestic uranium mining and broader nuclear […]