December 9, 2021

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  • In a wide-ranging push to boost government use of clean energy to “catalyze” private investment in the sector and reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, President Biden signed an executive order Wednesday setting aggressive goals for federal agencies...
  • Texas regulators moved Wednesday to fine eight generating companies more than $7.5 million for failing to file winter readiness reports for 13 power plants by last week’s deadline, invoking new powers granted by state legislators to prevent any...
  • In an effort that appeared aimed at countering China’s dominance in the global supply chain for solar energy, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation announced this week it would provide $500 million in debt financing to First Solar,...
  • In a greenhouse gas reduction deal they said met strict environmental protection standards, Dominica will sell Switzerland carbon credits needed by the European country to meet its emission reduction pledges under the Paris climate treaty in exchange...
  • The new cleanup contractor recently hired by the Energy Department for its Savannah River Site in South Carolina will be led by Dave Olson, who was executive vice president in charge of key plutonium and tritium projects being built at the nuclear...