Despite the challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, utility-scale solar is thriving, especially in sunny states like Texas, Virginia and Indiana. According to PV Magazine, if you’re a utility-scale solar developer, you’re most likely doing work in Texas.  Texas, Indiana, Nevada and Virginia all have large-scale solar projects in theContinue Reading

Oil and gas investors representing more than $2 trillion are calling on Texas regulators to ban the practice of flaring, marking the first time large institutional investors have taken such a public stance to the Texas Railroad Commission, reports Bloomberg Green. Both investors and environmentalists have drawn recent attention to theContinue Reading

Ørsted, a long-time offshore wind developer, is now shifting it’s focus to large-scale solar projects in Texas and Alabama, according to Greentech Media. The company is currently building two huge projects in the two states totaling nearly 700 megawatts, including its 460-megawatt Permian Energy Center in West Texas, which will sell itsContinue Reading

President Trump has extended approval for liquified natural gas exports through 2050, reports the Houston Chronicle. The move comes as U.S. LNG exports have increased 65 percent since 2019. While LNG exports are usually only approved for 20 years at a time, the 30 year extension has been welcomed by theContinue Reading

Various approaches to achieving sustainable jet fuels were outlined in the Presentations at the American Chemical Society’s Fall 2020 conference last week, reports the Energy News Network. Experts also discussed ways to implement these cleaner fuels without having to change much else about the business, allowing things to run as usual whileContinue Reading

Clean energy companies across the world are climbing rapidly in value, and some have become more valuable than the classic oil and gas giants. According to E&E News, NextEra Energy Inc., a Florida-based power company and the world’s largest generator of wind and solar electricity, is now worth $138 billion. That’sContinue Reading

The Trump Administration is making efforts to fast-track dozens of energy and infrastructure projects including oil and gas drilling, hazardous fuel pipelines, wind farms and highway projects in multiple states, according to the Associated Press.  The plans follow a June order from the Trump Administration which required the Interior Department and otherContinue Reading

The Trump Administration is fast-tracking a plan to finalize a lease sale for drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge before Inauguration Day, a move that, if completed, promises to be one of the president’s most significant energy policy achievements, according to The Washington Post.  The plan released Monday callsContinue Reading