clean energy

Government, Business, Fuel

Granholm Says Oil Industry Must Embrace Green Transition

Jennifer Granholm thanks the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee Jennifer Granholm thanks the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee after testifying at her confirmation hearing for Energy Secretary on Jan. 27. (Jim Watson/AFP via Bloomberg News)

Jennifer Granholm used her first speech as U.S. energy secretary to warn oil and gas companies they risk being left behind unless they embrace a transition to cleaner sources of energy, while offering them an opportunity to partner with the new administration.

Ari Natter | Bloomberg News
March 3, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Dems to Push Clean Energy Tax Breaks in Infrastructure Plan

A General Electric Co. renewable energy technician walks on a turbine A General Electric Co. renewable energy technician walks on a turbine at the Colorado Highlands Wind Farm in Fleming, Colo. (Bloomberg News)

House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal unveiled plans to pursue tax breaks for renewable energy as a way to ease the shift away from fossil fuels in President Joe Biden’s upcoming infrastructure bill.

February 12, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Panel Discusses What’s Ahead for Greener Diesel

Trucks fueling up Trucks fuel up at a Pilot Flying J in Virginia. (Peggy Smith/Transport Topics)

Diesel can play a central role for the transportation sector as it moves toward a more sustainable future, a panel of experts said.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 12, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

House Advances Diesel-Reduction Program

Diesel fuel The Diesel Emissions Reduction Act looks to reduce older, diesel-powered trucks on the road, as well as facilitate the transition in the freight industry to newer equipment. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Legislation that would authorize a federal emissions reduction program and fund research and development for technologies across the environmental sector recently passed in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 29, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Green Energy Companies Partner to Proliferate Hydrogen Trucks

Hydrogen fuel pump A hydrogen fuel pump at an industry show. (Peggy Smith/Transport Topics)

Green energy companies ReCarbon and HYZON Motors partnered July 23 in an effort to propel hydrogen-powered truck projects globally.

July 24, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Biden Touts Union Jobs in $2 Trillion Plan to Build Clean Energy

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks. Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the campaign event in Wilmington, Del., on July 14. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press)

Joe Biden unveiled plans July 14 to spend $2 trillion galvanizing a clean energy economy, with ambitions to spur millions of union jobs building the wind turbines, sustainable homes and electric vehicles needed to rapidly throttle U.S. greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change.

July 14, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Williams CEO Says Its Gas Pipe Can Help Cuomo’s NY Green Goals

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo by Peter Foley/Bloomberg News

A natural gas pipeline that has been held up by New York could help Gov. Andrew Cuomo meet his ambitious clean energy goals if he approves it, according to the developer behind the $1 billion project.

Stephen Cunningham | Bloomberg News
October 22, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Energy Efficiency Across Transportation Sector Focus of House Hearing

Energy Subcommittee Chairman Conor Lamb Energy Subcommittee Chairman Conor Lamb by Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

Congressional support for technologies that promote energy efficiency is key to reducing emissions across the transportation landscape, industry stakeholders told a House panel Sept. 18.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 19, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Biggest Battery System Inches N.Y. Toward 100% Green Energy Goal

The biggest battery system in New York is now storing electricity at a technology campus north of Albany to help stabilize the state’s power grid and reduce carbon emissions.

Christopher Martin | Bloomberg News
September 12, 2019
Government, Business

22 States Sue Trump Administration Over New Coal Rules

coal power plant with sunrise in background in Wyoming The Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant is silhouetted against the morning sun in Glenrock, Wyo., on July 27, 2018. (Associated Press/J. David Ake)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A coalition of 22 Democratic-led states sued the Trump administration Aug. 13 over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants, with California’s governor saying the president is trying to rescue an outdated industry.

Don Thompson and Adam Beam | Associated Press
August 13, 2019

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