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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
ExxonMobil targets net zero in Permian by 2030
8 December 2021
Strategy includes end of routine flaring by end of next year and electrification of operations in New Mexico and Texas using low-carbon power
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
Freeport LNG plans CCS at Gulf Coast export facility
16 November 2021
Project would use Freeport-owned sequestration site less than half a mile from point of capture and could start up by late 2024
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
Turboden sees big potential for ORC in US gas sector
11 November 2021
Technology can cut emissions and raise energy efficiency at hundreds of US compressor stations
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
Oil majors say fossil fuels still needed in US committee hearing
29 October 2021
ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell and BP executives support Paris Agreement but say fossil fuels will be required for some time
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
New York City pitches for offshore wind business
28 September 2021
City sets out 15-year plan to attract investment of over $1bn/yr and launch technology accelerator
US solar targets a ‘challenge’
16 September 2021
Industry faces headwinds including supply chain tariffs and rising commodity prices
Carbon abatement cost debate evolves
14 September 2021
Previous analysis tended to neglect cross-measure interactions and simplify diminishing marginal returns
Global EV sales nearly triple in H1 2021 – Wood Mackenzie
1 September 2021
China and Europe leading growth markets but sales in US see only modest increase
US Q2 clean power installation up 13pc – ACP
27 August 2021
Solar accounts for more than half of capacity in pipeline, followed by onshore wind, offshore wind and battery storage
California promotes building electrification
26 August 2021
New codes would encourage developers to integrate small-scale batteries into new commercial structures
LS Power’s Rev launch signals take-off for US storage market
24 August 2021
US market set for rapid growth, with both standalone and coupled storage projects gaining traction
Biden’s latest EV push starts from low base
12 August 2021
President wields executive order to accelerate EV uptake, which remains stuck at around 2pc nationally
Biden under pressure over cheap Chinese solar
11 August 2021
Scrutiny on manufacturing in Xinjiang could open the door to polysilicon production in other regions as demand surges
US EVs to receive diminished funding
6 August 2021
Biden administration may still have options to increase funding pot, including reconciliation
Battery discharge efficiency key – US study
4 August 2021
Long-discharge capability also needed if batteries are to bring down grid power prices
Mission net zero: part three—geopolitics
30 July 2021
US-Sino tensions could hinder global co-operation on climate and divert government spending away from net-zero push
US grid storage needs further policy action – Wartsila
21 July 2021
Storage will be a key part of enabling the grid to be supplied by 40-60pc renewables
Big US firms call for national clean energy standard
9 July 2021
Adoption of federal standard can spur robust economic recovery and create millions of jobs, companies say
US grid to face transition pressure
7 July 2021
Regional grids will struggle with twin challenges of decarbonisation and extreme weather events
Geopolitics smooths Iraq’s energy transition
5 July 2021
International interest in reducing Iraq’s dependence on Iranian gas imports is unlocking finance for renewables and flare-gas capture projects
Solar production tax credit could transform US solar
1 July 2021
Legislators have proposed measure that would boost domestic industry rather than Chinese imports
EVs could act as storage for US grid - report
30 June 2021
Arrival of electric pick up trucks on US consumer vehicle market could help solve Texas grid problems
Maine makes state fossil-fuel divestments a point of law
25 June 2021
Other US states expected to follow Maine’s lead, especially heavily Democratic ones on east and west coast
US oil and gas sector weighs transition options
25 June 2021
Carbon capture and hydrogen high on agenda, but good returns from hydrocarbons still a priority
US renewables developers snap up grid-ready sites to beat congestion
23 June 2021
New entrants face lengthy applications and obligation to invest in system
US to lag Europe in passenger EVs
21 June 2021
Current state of battery technology better suited for smaller cars popular in Europe
US oil majors will decarbonise
11 June 2021
Biden administration will start to have greater impact on company strategies as its carbon plans become substantive legislation
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