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Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

USA: Express Wash Concepts acquires three Bee Clean Express Car Wash locations

January 4, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Express Wash Concepts has announced the acquisition of three Bee Clean Express Car Wash locations. The company has expanded its footprint in the Ohio region by purchasing two new sites in Zanesville and one in Cambridge, one of the former […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

USA: Majors Management acquires OSAN Petroleum retail fuel assets

December 28, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Majors Management, a rapidly growing leader in the convenience store industry in the United States, acquired eight convenience stores and numerous dealer supply accounts from OSAN Petroleum. The OSAN portfolio increases Majors’ existing presence in its home state of Georgia. […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

USA: Global Partners to acquire network of sites in Connecticut

December 15, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Global Partners LP announced an agreement to purchase 27 retail fuel and convenience store assets of Consumers Petroleum of Connecticut. The acquisition includes 27 company-operated gas stations with “Wheels”-branded convenience stores in Connecticut. The transaction also includes fuel supply agreements […]


News and Policies, State

USA: Linde to produce green hydrogen for mobility in California

November 6, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Linde will start producing green hydrogen at its plant in Ontario, California, supporting the growing needs of hydrogen mobility customers in the region. The company will be able to provide green hydrogen to fuel up to 1,600 vehicles a day, […]


News and Policies, U.S.

USA: Quarles Petroleum acquires Dixie Gas & Oil Corporation

October 26, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Quarles Petroleum acquires Virginian-based Dixie Gas & Oil Corporation, one of the region’s largest independent suppliers of retail propane, heating oil, commercial fuels, and lubricant products. Dixie, a company founded in 1946, serves 10,000 customers in 17 counties throughout Virginia […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

USA: Plans unveiled for Northwest’s first hydrogen station

October 2, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

US Northwest’s first hydrogen filling station will open in Washington State in late 2021. The new site will be developed as part of the Renewable Hydrogen Demonstration Project, which will lay the foundation for the expected growth of zero-emission personal […]


Energy Economics

Sanders, Warren rally behind calls for post-pandemic lifeline for US renewables

June 8, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The calls on the US to rescue its COVID-hit renewables sector are gathering steam, with high-profile Democrats now lobbying for new aid after the first stimulus package left the industry out. In recent days, former Democratic presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders, […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

US Department of Energy backs proposed SMR regulation

June 5, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

The NRC’s emergency preparedness programme for nuclear power plants has up to now focused on large, light-water reactors (LWRs). The proposed rule, together with a draft regulatory guide, considers advances in facility design and safety research, and their application to […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Trump solar tariffs failing to kickstart US upstream turnaround, review finds

February 10, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The protectionism of US president Donald Trump has failed to halt the decline of domestic PV cell makers and will not suffice to defeat China’s “state capitalism”, a US review has found. The US market has seen “large increases” in […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

USA, Japan need new nuclear, says US Commerce Secretary

December 20, 2019

Via: World Nuclear News

In his speech at the 12th Annual US-Japan Roundtable Conference held in Washington DC on 18 December, Ross called for a “technological revival” of the nuclear power industry. “Nuclear is and must remain an essential part of our energy mix […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Walmart withdraws lawsuit against Tesla over solar install fires

November 6, 2019

Via: PV Resources

Walmart has called off a court campaign it had launched against Tesla three months ago, when it linked a string of store blazes to the latter’s alleged “gross negligence” with PV installs. The US retail giant and Elon Musk’s outfit […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Facebook to be powered by 100MW of solar in New Mexico

October 22, 2018

Via: PV Resources

NM Renewable Development, LLC (NMRD), a joint venture between subsidiaries of utilities PNM Resources and American Electric Power, will build two 50MW solar PV projects in New Mexico to power Facebook facilities. Last week, PNM Resources’ New Mexico utility, PNM, […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Pipe robot aids enrichment plant decommissioning

March 22, 2018

Via: World Nuclear News

The RadPiper robots will first be deployed at the former Portsmouth gaseous diffusion plant, in Piketon, Ohio, which operated from 1954 to 2001 and contains over 75 miles (120 kilometres) of process pipes. Uranium deposits inside the pipes must be […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Vivint Solar’s rooftop solar installs flat-line in 2017

November 8, 2017

Via: PV Resources

US residential solar installer Vivint Solar is focusing on higher profit markets over market share gains as it rebuilds its business, resulting in installations flat-lining in 2017. Vivint Solar reported third quarter 2017 installations of 47MW, almost exactly the same […]


News and Policies, U.S.

US House passes advanced nuclear act

January 26, 2017

Via: World Nuclear News

The US House of Representatives – the lower chamber of the United States Congress – has approved a handful of bipartisan bills from the last session of Congress that aim to bolster research on advanced nuclear reactors, allow for more challenges at […]


Commercialization

Federal leasing for offshore wind grows as first U.S. offshore wind farm comes online

December 6, 2016

Via: US Energy Information Administration

The first commercial U.S. offshore wind farm, Block Island, is scheduled to come online in late 2016. Located three miles off the southeastern coast of Rhode Island, Block Island consists of five wind turbines that will produce 30 megawatts (MW) […]