White House Unveils Plan to Accelerate Power Grid Expansion

Transmission power lines

The Department of Energy created a one-stop shop for federal permitting, helping transmission developers avoid the lengthy patchwork of regulatory approvals that have traditionally slowed many major power grid projects. The new program makes the department the lead agency in permitting and finalizes a yearslong, multi-administration effort to coordinate the work of at least nine…

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United Kingdom Energy Company Taps Niche in Offshore Wind

Floating wind turbines in the ocean.

British renewable energy supplier Octopus Energy is eyeing a new and relatively untapped slice of the U.S. offshore energy wind market, with the company set to invest in a California-based startup focused on floating wind turbines. Octopus will be investing between $10 million and $30 million in Ocergy, a producer of offshore energy wind-turbine foundations, as it…

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Least Popular of the European Union’s Climate Policies

Europeans are not fond of the climate policies that their gasoline and diesel-powered cars could soon be banned for electric cars

A new survey has found that Europeans are not fond of the climate policies that their gasoline and diesel-powered cars could soon be banned. The survey was conducted among 15,000 people residing in countries including Germany, France, and Poland. The survey found that the ban on internal combustion engine cars is the least popular of…

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Electric vehicles are a ‘huge manufacturing and jobs win’ for America reports Energy Secretary

energy vehicle at a charging station

A conversation about electric vehicles (EVs) with US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, a two-term governor of Michigan and longtime EV owner, recently sat down with ABC News to address the many concerns and anxieties surrounding electric vehicles (EVs). She offered a clear message for Americans still deciding whether to buy or…

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COP28 – Rising to meet the climate change challenge

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They are the change-makers, needle-movers, and momentum-builders providing the hope, optimism, and ingenuity needed to solve humanity’s most urgent and ambitious challenge. From November 30 – December 12, 2023, the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) will bring together countries from around the world to increase ambition, implement existing goals, and strengthen commitments. With the…

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