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US to issue further methane regulation
11 November 2022
EPA says new rules will reduce an estimated 36mn t of methane emissions between 2023-35
Global headwinds for Cop27 climate talks
2 November 2022
High inflation and interest rates will hamper project development, but progress is still being made in key areas, says Energy Transitions Commission
CO₂ pipelines face US woes
28 October 2022
Developers are struggling with public perception and local engagement
Trafigura joins US cobalt processing project
24 October 2022
Commodities trader agrees with Evelution Energy to develop plant in Arizona to supply battery-grade cobalt to electric vehicle manufacturers
US opens first California offshore wind auction
19 October 2022
First lease sale on the west coast to be held in December
CF targets blue ammonia market after signing CCS deal
14 October 2022
US fertiliser firm aims to be first high-volume supplier of blue ammonia as it secures major CCS deal with ExxonMobil and Enlink
Geopolitical risks threaten transition
5 October 2022
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has underscored how energy can be weaponised in times of conflict
RWE expands in US with $6.8bn Con Edison deal
3 October 2022
German utility nearly doubles its US renewables portfolio with purchase of US’ second-largest solar operator
Chevron looks to reduce CCS costs
3 October 2022
The US oil major is investing in capture-technology startups and testing in San Joaquin Valley
Grid connection queues threaten US renewables goals
28 September 2022
Concerns about pace of expansion as average wait time for renewable power projects seeking grid connections reaches almost four years
CCS poised for rapid growth in US
26 September 2022
Inflation Reduction Act and other government initiatives seen as catalysts for carbon-capture expansion across multiple industrial sectors, according to speakers at Transition Economist roundtable
US takes on offshore permitting bottleneck
8 September 2022
Funding boost for Bureau of Ocean Energy Management aimed at speeding up leasing and permitting of proposed projects
GE loses right to sell Haliade-X turbines in US
8 September 2022
Rival turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa wins injunction based on patent infringement, with exceptions for projects already underway
Western turbine firms in the doldrums
17 August 2022
US and European manufacturers face continued losses up to 2024 due to dwindling orders, project delays and cost inflation
Vestas expects US order boost from climate act
10 August 2022
Danish wind turbine maker welcomes Inflation Reduction Act but reports second-quarter loss as inflation and supply chain issues continue to weigh on performance
US bill on climate passes Senate
8 August 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act contains a series of measures to stimulate the low-carbon economy in the US
US act would expand credits for transition technologies
3 August 2022
Bill would provide support to companies involved in the manufacture of wind turbine components, solar panels and EV batteries
New US bill to unleash rapid clean energy deployment
29 July 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes long-term tax credits for clean hydrogen and carbon capture
US onshore wind hits post-PTC slump
29 July 2022
Second-quarter onshore wind installations fell 78pc year-on-year amid uncertainty around the extension of tax credits and rising costs
US explores offshore wind in Gulf of Mexico
26 July 2022
The government has opened a public consultation on over 730,000 acres proposed for wind energy development offshore Texas and Louisiana
Equinor buys US battery storage developer East Point Energy
12 July 2022
Norwegian energy company to use flexible storage to boost returns from its renewables portfolio
US Supreme Court votes to limit EPA’s powers
1 July 2022
Ruling constrains regulator’s authority to mandate power generators switch away from fossil fuels
GE loses US patent dispute with Siemens Gamesa
30 June 2022
Recent ruling against GE could hobble offshore wind profits in the US, but uncertainty remains over the possibility of further litigation in other markets
US solar faces policy and cost headwinds
14 June 2022
Recent government move to pause tariffs on imports from Southeast Asia not enough to remove uncertainty hampering the sector, analysts say
Trafigura backs energy storage developer Malta
13 June 2022
Commodities trader joins growing list of investors in Malta’s pumped-heat energy storage technology
Shell enters US retail power market with green offering
9 June 2022
European major targets Texas with plan that includes free off-peak EV charging and solar net-metering
Biden waives tariffs on Asian solar modules
8 June 2022
Low domestic production capacity means imports from Asia will be critical to US solar growth
TotalEnergies buys 50pc of US renewables developer CEG
25 May 2022
Deal worth around $2.4bn with private equity firm Global Infrastructure Partners marks French company’s largest acquisition to date in US renewables sector
BP and Linde plan Texas CCS project
17 May 2022
CCS will enable Linde to produce low-carbon hydrogen and take CO₂ from other emitters along Texas Gulf Coast industrial corridor
US advances offshore wind on both coasts
28 April 2022
Boem will open calls for information on a combined 5.1mn acres along the east coast and offshore the state of Oregon
Biden to spur domestic critical mineral production
1 April 2022
US president invokes the Defense Production Act to expand domestic supply as administration seeks to curb reliance on imports
EV firms embrace vehicle-to-grid charging
16 March 2022
Technology can allow vehicles to charge overnight when rates and load are low, then provide electricity back to the grid during peak hours as well as during blackouts
TotalEnergies aims to develop US offshore wind on both coasts
2 March 2022
Following a successful bid in a New York auction, the major has bought bidding partner EnBW’s North American portfolio
California shelves solar metering proposals
18 February 2022
Public Utilities Commission delays vote on controversial proposals to reduce incentives for rooftop solar in the state
Limited offerings hamper US commercial EV market
14 February 2022
Small number of commercial EV models offered by auto sector has weighed on adoption, conference speakers say
Surging US EV sales defy tax credit uncertainty
11 February 2022
Investment in grid infrastructure must keep pace with growing EV fleet, conference delegates say
Brookfield buys US clean power developer Urban Grid
27 January 2022
Asset manager’s renewables arm triples its US project pipeline with $650mn acquisition of solar and energy storage developer
US renewables sector faces near-term challenges
26 January 2022
Supply-chain issues and rising costs present short-term difficulties for sector poised for rapid growth
New York’s first offshore windfarm to begin construction
21 January 2022
Orsted and Eversource project secures final regulatory approval from Boem following environmental review
US utilities eye EV opportunity
14 January 2022
Efforts are ramping up to meet the growing demand for charging infrastructure and additional grid capacity
Pattern Energy completes largest single-phase wind project in US
7 January 2022
The 1.05GW Western Spirit Wind will provide power to New Mexico and California
California rethinks rooftop solar rules
22 December 2021
The state’s Public Utilities Commission proposes controversial changes to net-metering programme that would cut payments to homeowners in US’ largest solar market
Shell buys US solar and storage developer
14 December 2021
Missouri-based Savion has more than 18GW of utility-scale solar and battery storage capacity under development in the US
PKN Orlen forms nuclear power venture
10 December 2021
Polish oil refiner and Synthos Green Energy aim to commercialise small modular reactor technology in Poland
BP enters US EV fleet-charging sector
8 December 2021
Acquisition of California-based fleet-charging specialist Amply Power provides springboard for expansion in US market
US ‘Build Back Better Act’ aims for EV policy shift
6 December 2021
Bill includes point-of-sale credits on US-built EVs and $1bn towards charging and refuelling stations
US and China to cooperate on enhancing climate action
11 November 2021
Joint declaration to tackle CO₂ and methane emissions, with China pledging to reduce coal consumption
US outlines actions on methane
3 November 2021
Proposal forms part of US commitment under global pledge to cut methane emissions by 30pc by 2030
Siemens Gamesa plans first US offshore wind factory
27 October 2021
Virginia facility marks first step in development of US supply chain for offshore wind
US to offer up to seven offshore wind leases by 2025
14 October 2021
Government aims to fire up key renewables sector with increased certainty and transparency for potential developers
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