United States

Equinor’s Empire Wind Project Gets COP Approval From BOEM in US

Equinor’s Empire Wind announced that its offshore wind project has received approval from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the Construction and Operations Plan in the US. The company said it is another significant milestone in advancing an important New York offshore wind project that will help deliver on both state and federal […]

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India Exports Solar Modules To 120 Countries, US Biggest Destination

With a boost in domestic solar module manufacturing capacities, India’s exports to other countries are expanding. Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy RK Singh recently shared the data on exports and imports of solar cells and solar modules from India. The data was shared before the Parliament as a written response from the minister […]

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USFR To Invest $700 Million In OffShore Wind Projects On US East Coast

US-based manufacturer of steel components US Forged Rings Inc. (USFR) today announced a $700M investment in the US offshore wind industry to construct a tower fabrication facility and a steel forging plant. The company will use these two facilities to service the growing domestic offshore wind market, filling a critical supply chain gap for offshore […]

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Toyota Brings Battery Electric Vehicle Production To Kentucky

Toyota announced a $1.3 billion investment at its Kentucky facility for future electrification efforts including assembly of an all-new, three row battery electric Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) for the United States (US) market. The project brought the plant’s total investment to nearly $10 billion and reinforced Toyota’s commitment to high-quality vehicles and long-term job stability. […]

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Inflation Reduction Act to create 67,000 jobs & $2 billion income in rural US: Report

Inflation Reduction Act was signed into law in the United States in August 2022. The act aims to set newer policy measures to reduce carbon emission, improve healthcare and taxpayer compliance. It also allocates money directly to environmental justice priorities. According to McKinsey, the Inflation Reduction Act is the third piece of legislation in the […]

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Bloomberg, Ørsted Announce 15-Year PPA For Renewable Energy

United States (US)-based clean energy developer Ørsted announced signing an 80MW power purchase agreement (PPA) with Bloomberg for renewable energy generated by the Mockingbird Solar Center, a 471 MW project currently under construction near Paris, Texas.  This is Ørsted’s largest solar project in the US, as well as the company’s first project to incorporate conservation […]

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LG Electronics Opens First US Factory To Produce Advanced EV Chargers

South Korean multinational conglomerate LG Electronics announced opening of its first factory in the United States (US) for assembling electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. The new Electric Vehicle (EV) charger production factory is located in Fort Worth, Texas, and it expected to create new jobs and support the growth of America’s EV charging infrastructure. Fort […]

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E-Fuel Blending In EVs Can Reduce Fossil Fuel Dependence By 2028: IEA Estimates

A recent report by International Energy Agency (IEA) found that a combination of electric vehicles (EVs) and biofuels is anticipated to significantly reduce global oil demand. It’s estimated to offset 4 million barrels of oil-equivalent per day by 2028, constituting over 7% of the predicted oil demand for transportation. The IEA report on E-fuel mentioned, […]

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E-Fuel Hybridization With Solar Can Improve Energy Production: IEA

A latest report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) on, “Role of E-Fuel in Decarbonizing Transport”, studied the role of hybridization of E-Fuel with wind and solar as a solution in reducing carbon dioxide (CO₂) emission.  The report stated, “E-Fuel have emerged as an alternative in situations where, the usage wind and solar resources is […]

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