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Biden’s green hydrogen plan hits climate obstacle: Water shortage – EQ Mag

The Biden administration’s climate agenda is facing an unexpected challenge in drought-prone Corpus Christi, Texas, where a proposed clean hydrogen hub would require the installation of energy-intensive, expensive and potentially environmentally damaging seawater desalination plants. The Gulf Coast port is in the running for up to $1 billion available under President Joe Biden’s 2021 Infrastructure […]

COP28 faces debate over controversy-mired carbon credits

Carbon capture, hydrogen are the main tools in Biden’s power plan – EQ Mag

Regulation aims to reduce facilities’ emissions of climate-altering gases — a goal that could require carbon burial. The administration of US President Joe Biden has proposed a landmark regulation that aims to curb emissions from the power sector in the United States over the next two decades. If it survives the legal challenges that are […]

Nine Years Series: National Hydrogen Mission – EQ Mag

Biden’s clean energy factory jobs may elude U.S. union workers – EQ Mag

Fighting climate change will result in millions of middle-class employment with fair pay for People holding union membership cards, according to President Joseph Biden. However, a Reuters analysis of corporate and state announcements shows that in the six months since the passage of Biden’s signature climate change law, the majority of the $50 billion of […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Bigger utilities to benefit most from Biden’s clean-energy funds – EQ Mag

NEW YORK : Large U.S. electric utilities with renewable power projects in the works will benefit most in the sector from new federal clean energy funding, analysts and researchers said, with those already at the forefront of developing solar and wind cleaning up. The Biden administration’s $430 billion Inflation Reduction Act devotes billions of dollars […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Biden’s next climate hurdle: enticing Americans to buy green – EQ Mag

WASHINGTON  : President Joe Biden persuaded Democrats in Congress to provide hundreds of billions of dollars to fight climate change. Now comes another formidable task: enticing Americans to buy millions of electric cars, heat pumps, solar panels and more efficient appliances. It’s a public relations challenge that could determine whether the country meets Biden’s ambitious […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Where the $7.5 billion for EV charging is needed most – EQ Mag Pro

The infrastructure bill can do a lot for some EV “deserts.” The freshly signed infrastructure bill, one part of the Biden Administration’s Build Back Better agenda, includes $7.5 billion for electric vehicle charging. While that sounds like a lot at first glance, it’s barely enough to get to Biden’s goal of 500,000 new charging stations […]

Maharashtra has highest number of public EV charging stations, followed by Delhi

Biden’s EV Charging Push Could Boost Automakers Taking on Tesla

President Joe Biden’s plan to spend billions on U.S. charging networks could encourage more Americans to buy electric vehicles, giving General Motors (GM.N) and Ford Motor (F.N) much-needed fuel in the battle against Tesla Inc (TSLA.O). Biden’s administration on Thursday embraced a bipartisan Senate deal to spend $1.2 trillion on infrastructure projects, including $7.5 billion […]

Maharashtra has highest number of public EV charging stations, followed by Delhi

Wind vs. Solar: What Wins The Job Race?

While President Biden’s clean energy goals promise to create a wind power ecosystem on the East Coast, his plans could fall flat without a massive retraining effort, a report warns. Heaping clean energy onto the electric grid would reshape the nation’s labor market, a new report says, creating a broad jobs rally, reinvigorating unions and […]

Construction of 5 solar parks underway across Iran -EQ

Biden’s Electric Vehicle Plan Includes Battery Recycling Push

These gaps include the minerals used in EV batteries and consumer electronics. The administration is also looking for ways to reduce metal usage in new battery chemistries. President Joe Biden’s strategy to make the United States a powerhouse in electric vehicles will include boosting domestic recycling of batteries to reuse lithium and other metals, according […]

EVE Begins Construction on Its Battery Production Plant in Hungary – EQ Mag

Biden’s Solar Ambitions Collide with China Labor Complaints

The Biden administration’s solar power ambitions are colliding with complaints the global industry depends on Chinese raw materials that might be produced by forced labor. A big hurdle is polysilicon, used to make photovoltaic cells for solar panels. The global industry gets 45% of its supply from Xinjiang, the northwestern region where the ruling Communist […]

Hydrogen subsidies | Australian solar-to-methanol project secures €24m grant — with half coming from Germany -EQ