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Shell Ventures Back Into Solar
Monday, January 15, 2018 Shell agrees to acquire a stake in a US solar company, 12 years after exiting the sector.
Oil, Gas Majors to Boost Renewable Spend
Friday, January 12, 2018 Oil and gas majors will continue to strengthen investment into renewable energy and low carbon technology through 2018.
Shell Braces for Change by Expanding Its Foothold in Electricity
Friday, January 12, 2018 Shell is taking small steps toward a future dominated by electric cars, renewable energy and carbon constraints.
Shell to Build Solar Power Plant at Moerdijk
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Shell's chemical plant in Moerdijk, the Netherlands.
A New Era of Batteries Spells Trouble for Gas in America
Thursday, January 11, 2018 California's recent move spells trouble for power plants all across the US that run on natural gas.
Exxon, BP Targeted in NYC Suit That Relies on 'Nuisance' Theory
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 New York City sues BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell claiming they're the world's largest industrial contributors to climate change.
Eni to Collect Used Vegetable Oil from Employees for Biofuel
Friday, December 22, 2017 Eni signs an agreement with Utilitalia and CONOE to boost the collection of used vegetable oil produced in the homes of its employees.
BP Returns To Solar With Investment In Lightsource
Friday, December 15, 2017 BP is getting back into solar power six years after its first foray with a $200 million investment in solar generator Lightsource
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GE's 12,000 Job Cuts Highlight Uneasy Shift to Renewable Energy
Friday, December 08, 2017 GE points to the growth of renewables as a factor in its decision to cut jobs.
White House Pressures Big Corn To Meet On US Biofuels Policy
Friday, December 08, 2017 President Trump's administration called lawmakers from the US corn belt to convince them to join talks about potential changes to biofuels policy.
Trump Open Biofuel Policy Reform, Senators Say After Meeting
Thursday, December 07, 2017 Trump is open to reforming the country's biofuels policy if it can be done in a way that protects jobs in both the refining and agriculture industries, senators say.
Engie Plans To Go Green Via Biogas And Renewable Hydrogen
Monday, December 04, 2017 Engie plans to switch all of its gas operations to biogas and renewable hydrogen by 2050, making it 100% green, its chief executive says.
A $12B Clean-Energy Tool That US Tax Reform Could Kill
Friday, December 01, 2017 The tax-reform proposal moving through the US Senate would hobble - and potentially cripple - the supply of tax-equity investment.
Refining Group Chief: 'King Corn' Wins with Latest RFS Volumes
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Renewable fuels, oil refining interests find flaws.
Q&A: Big Data Could Bring Upside to Renewables Investors
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Technology and big data will change how electric grids are organized and water is transported, says Lara Banks.
Shell, Bio-Bean Power London Buses with Coffee Ground Biofuel
Monday, November 20, 2017 Royal Dutch Shell plc and Bio-Bean team up to help power London buses with a biofuel made partly from waste coffee grounds.
Biofuels Fight Is Brewing Between US and Brazil Over Ethanol
Friday, November 10, 2017 The US biofuels industry, fresh off a win against Big Oil, is lining up for a fight with Brazil.
What You Need to Know About Converting Plastic Bags into Sustainable Fuel
Thursday, November 09, 2017 Processing used plastic has dual benefits - by reducing waste in landfills and providing alternative sources of fuel.
US Subpoenas Icahn Over Biofuel Policy While Trump Adviser
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Federal investigators have issued subpoenas for information on Carl Icahn's efforts to change biofuel policy.
Peak Oil? Majors Aren't Buying Into The Threat From Renewables
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Leaders of the world's biggest oil firms are not buying the argument that their traditional business faces any imminent threat.
OPEC Sees Oil Use Peak in Late 2030s If Electric Cars Boom
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 A larger-than-expected boom in electric vehicle sales could cause global oil demand to peak and flatten out in the late 2030s, OPEC says.
Exxon Is Spending $1 Billion a Year to Research Green Energy
Friday, November 03, 2017 One of the world's biggest oil companies is pumping more than $1 billion a year into alternative forms of energy.
Perry Says Fossil Fuels Could Help Prevent Sexual Assaults In Africa
Thursday, November 02, 2017 US Energy Secretary Rick Perry suggests that the expansion of fossil fuel use in Africa would help protect people there from sexual assault.
US Lawmakers Seek 'Well-Rounded Biofuels Policies'
Thursday, November 02, 2017 A bipartisan group in the US House of Representatives has called on the EPA to recognize 'the significant pitfalls and costs' of renewable fuel standards.
Why Oil-Rich Gulf Arab Countries Are Turning to Renewables
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Solar power is getting so cheap that even Gulf Arab states awash in crude oil are embracing the renewable resource.
US Senators From Refinery States Seek Trump Meeting On Biofuels Policy
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Nine US senators from states that have oil refineries sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging changes to biofuels policy.
Big Oil Is Investing Billions to Gain a Foothold in Clean Energy
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 The world's biggest oil companies are closing more clean energy deals as pressure to diversify their businesses mounts and growth accelerates among green technologies.
Argentine, Indonesian Biodiesel Face US Dumping Penalty
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 The US moved to impose more import duties on biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia.
How the Farm Belt Pressured Trump and Beat the Oil Industry
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Farm-state interests just conquered Big Oil in a fight over biofuels, proving that in Donald Trump's Washington, King Corn still reigns.
Pennsylvania Gov. Seeks Relief For Local Refiners From Renewable Fuel Rule
Monday, October 23, 2017 Pennsylvania's governor asked US President Donald Trump to ease pressures on oil refiners in his state.
Asia's Oil Hub Going Green With Floating Solar, Storage Systems
Monday, October 23, 2017 Singapore plans to develop solar power and energy-storage technologies as the oil-trading hub of Asia pushes to generate more of its power from renewable sources.
EPA Abandons Changes To US Biofuel Program After Lawmaker Pressure
Friday, October 20, 2017 The US EPA has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation's biofuels policy after a massive backlash.
EPA Chief Calls for Ending Wind Tax Credits to Help Coal Survive
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Tax incentives for the wind industry should be eliminated, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt says.
U.S. Trade Dispute Scaring Companies From Buying Solar Power
Thursday, October 05, 2017 A trade dispute over solar imports has stalled clean-energy projects across the U.S.
Senators Object to Plan to Lower US Renewable Fuel Requirements for 2018
Thursday, October 05, 2017 A group of 38 U.S. senators asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to abandon plans to lower biofuels requirements for oil refiners in 2018, according to a letter made public by the office of Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota.
IEA Lifts Five-Year Renewables Forecast After Record 2016
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 The IEA raises its forecasts for renewable energy over the next five years.
Statoil Takes First Bite Of Solar Market With Brazilian Joint Venture
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Statoil is taking its first step into the solar sector, partnering up with Oslo-listed renewable energy firm Scatec Solar.
Trump Has a Plan to Save Coal and Hobble Clean Energy
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 President Donald Trump may soon have a chance to prove wrong the notion that economics will kill the US coal industry and keep clean energy thriving.
Shell Said to Seek Sale of Stake in $1.4 Billion Wind Farm
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Shell and its partners Eneco Holdings NV and Mitsubishi are seeking to sell a stake in two Dutch offshore wind-farm projects.
China Gives Carmakers More Time in Biggest Electric-Vehicle Plan
Thursday, September 28, 2017 The plan gives automakers more time to prepare for the phasing out of fossil-fuel powered vehicles.
Shell Explores Electric Vehicle Charging, Energy Management Businesses
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Shell intends to invest up to $1 billion a year through its New Energies division by the end of the decade.
Total Steps Up Renewables Drive With EREN, GreenFlex Deals
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Total steps up its expansion into renewables with investments in solar and wind energy producer EREN RE and energy efficiency firm GreenFlex.
EU Cuts Duties On Argentine Biodiesel, Challenge To Come
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 The European Union will lower import duties on Argentine biodiesel after the WTO ruled against initial measures.
US Soyoil, Fuel Credits Jump On Duties For Argentina Biodiesel Imports
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 US soyoil prices jumped 1.8% while biomass-based diesel fuel credits also gained on expectations.
Meghan O'Sullivan: Renewables Won't End Geopolitics of Energy
Monday, August 21, 2017 In another sign that the age of fossil fuels is waning, the California State Senate has passed a bill to commit the state to use 100% renewable energy for power by 2045.
Courts: US EPA Erred In Denying Renewable Fuel Hardship Exemption
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 The EPA used too strict of a test when it wrongfully denied Sinclair Oil's request for an exemption from the country's biofuel regulations, a US appeals court rule.
Big Oil Follows Silicon Valley Into Backing Green Energy Firms
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Major oil companies are joining Silicon Valley in backing energy-technology start-ups, a signal that that those with the deepest pockets in the industry are casting around for a new strategy.
Minister: India Set To Unveil New Biofuel Policy In Bid To Cut Imports
Thursday, August 10, 2017 India will soon announce a new policy to promote biofuels as part of efforts by the world's third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases to cut imports of fossil fuels.
In Rare Eclipse, Gas Sees Its Future as Solar's Backstop
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 Natural gas is about to get a glimpse of its future role in the US power mix as solar energy's backup.
Trump Might Start Trade War With Brazil Over Ethanol
Monday, August 07, 2017 President Donald Trump's America First rhetoric is doing no favors for US ethanol producers, who are hoping to avoid a trade fight with fuel buyers in Brazil.
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