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US electricity generator operators have scheduled 14.9 gigawatts (GW) of electric generating capacity to retire during 2022, and the vast majority of those scheduled retirements – 85% – are coal-fired power plants, reports the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) today. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region
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By Joey Klender Posted on January 10, 2022 The City of Covington, Georgia has landed a massive $43 million lithium-ion battery recycling plant, the largest of its kind in North America, just weeks after electric automaker Rivian announced it would build its second U.S.-based factory in the area. Battery Resourcers, a Massachusetts-based lithium-ion battery recycling
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Enterprise Products Partners LP agreed to buy Navitas Midstream Partners LLC from Warburg Pincus LLC for $3.25 billion in cash to add natural gas pipeline and processing assets in the Permian Basin, the world’s most prolific shale basin. The acquisition, Enterprise’s largest since 2014, will expand the company’s reach into the Midland Basin, part of
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Cooling towers at the Tricastin Evolutionary Power Reactor nuclear power plant in France. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images A controversial EU plan to include nuclear and natural gas in its ranking of sustainable investments is confusing and could lead to further greenwashing, investors told CNBC. The European Commission, the executive arm of the EU,
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The Global Underwater Hub (GUH) has announced a series of senior appointments. Jacqui Taylor, a qualified chartered accountant with more than 20 years of experience, has been appointed as a finance director, and Kirstin Gove, a former STV news anchor and broadcast journalist, has joined as the head of communications. Trish Banks has also been
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Oil rose for a third straight week as demand remained resilient, while supplies are frayed across the OPEC+ coalition and beyond. West Texas Intermediate crude in New York climbed 5% this week, despite closing down 0.7% on Friday. Kazakhstan’s biggest oil producer has altered output at the giant Tengiz field following protests, while Libyan production
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An artist rendering of Oklo’s Aurora powerhouse Image credit: Gensler Federal regulators have denied the application from Silicon Valley nuclear power start-up Oklo to build and operate its advanced nuclear reactor, dubbed Aurora, in Idaho. The Nuclear Regulatory Agency filed the decision on Thursday and cited lack of sufficient information about potential accidents and safety
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Royal Dutch Shell Plc said its natural gas trading business overcame supply disruptions to post “significantly higher” earnings for the fourth quarter, but the unit that buys and sells oil fared much worse. It’s the latest in a series of mixed performances from an energy giant that’s under pressure on all sides from activist investors,
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Kazakh law enforcement officers gather in a square during a protest against LPG cost rise following authorities’ decision to lift price caps on liquefied petroleum gas in Almaty, Kazakhstan January 5, 2022. Pavel Mikheyev | Reuters Rising food and fuel prices pose serious challenges for emerging market countries, according to one economics risk analyst, who
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