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

The U.S. Army’s recently installed floating solar array highlights the untapped potential of installing solar farms on human-made reservoirs, reports The Hill. Floating solar farms hold unique advantages over land-based solar farms, such as the ability to be installed in coordination with existing hydropower facilities, eliminating the need to build newContinue 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

Renewable energy accounted for 29.3% of all electricity produced in the United States in April 2022. Wind and solar alone outpaced nuclear production, for the first time ever, by 17.96%, reports Solar Power World. The numbers reflect an ongoing trend in the U.S. energy market as investors take interest in low-carbonContinue Reading

Job growth in net-zero aligned energy fields, ranging from clean energy to energy storage, accounted for over 40% of total U.S. energy job growth in 2021, reports EnergyWire. The electric vehicle industry saw some of the greatest growth, with employment skyrocketing 26%. Energy jobs have been gradually rebounding after record-low energyContinue 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

As part of Illinois’ state program to increase renewable energy capacity, Vistra Energy’s Joppa power plant in Massac County will receive $40.7 million to convert the plant into a solar energy, battery storage hybrid facility, reports WSIL. The project will breathe new life into the local economy, as the plant was alreadyContinue Reading