The Nuclear Hydrogen Initiative, a 40-member coalition of nuclear energy and hydrogen energy companies, will collaborate to develop hydrogen energy production powered by nuclear facilities, reports E&E News.  “This is an opportunity to bring together these two industries that have the potential to catalyze decarbonization at the scale and the speedContinue Reading

Production of Volkswagen’s first American-built electric vehicle has kicked off in Tennessee, with the automaker announcing plans to bump production at the factory to 7,000 cars per month, reports the Associated Press. The Chattanooga factory, which employs more than 4,000 people, will mainly rely on North American parts for assembly, with theContinue Reading

At least two dozen private- and public-sector hydrogen hub proposals have been submitted in response to the U.S. government’s commitment to invest $9.5 billion in hydrogen development, reports S&P Global Market Intelligence. Proposals have come from across the country, but oil and gas producing states are confident that existing infrastructure, suchContinue Reading

An avalanche of factors, ranging from Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine to a recent fire and subsequent closure of a Texas natural gas export facility, is propelling global demand for natural gas to critical levels, reports Bloomberg.  “This is the 1970s for natural gas,” says Kevin Book, managing director at ClearViewContinue Reading

Texas is smashing energy demand records as the state undergoes a record heat wave. Despite concerns over reliability, the grid has so far pulled through, thanks to wind and solar energy, reports CNN.  “Texas is, by rhetoric, anti-renewables. But frankly, renewables are bailing us out,” said Michael Webber, an energy expertContinue Reading

Ford Motors announced new plans to convert three existing plants to build new electric vehicle and gas-powered models, a move which the company says will create nearly 6,200 new jobs across Michigan, Ohio and Missouri, reports CNBC. In addition to the facility upgrades and new positions, Ford says nearly 3,000 temporaryContinue Reading