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Biden Infrastructure Plan Targets Electric Cars, Clean Power

President Joe Biden is calling for sweeping investment in electric vehicles, renewable power and the electric grid as part of a broad blueprint to bolster the U.S. economy while combating climate change. The president’s plans, part of a $2.25 trillion infrastructure and stimulus blueprint he is set to unveil in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, are meant […]

U.S. solar industry unveils guidelines to free supply chain of forced labor

Advanced nuclear reactors no safer than conventional nuclear plants, says science group

President Joe Biden, a Democrat, has made curbing climate change a priority and has supported research and development for advanced nuclear technologies. WASHINGTON: A new generation of so-called “advanced” nuclear power reactors that Washington believes could help fight climate change often present greater proliferation risks than conventional nuclear power, a science advocacy group said on […]

U.S. solar industry unveils guidelines to free supply chain of forced labor

General Motors Pledges a Zero-Emissions Light-Duty Vehicle Fleet by 2035

Biggest U.S. automaker will have 30 all-electric models by 2025 and zero out corporate emissions by 2040. General Motors plans to achieve companywide carbon-neutrality by 2040 and sell only carbon-emissions-free light-duty vehicles by 2035, a major step by America’s biggest automaker to align its future with the climate-change imperatives of the international Paris Agreement and […]

U.S. solar industry unveils guidelines to free supply chain of forced labor

Can Biden Get a 100% Clean Energy Bill Through Congress?

Beating a Senate filibuster is unlikely, but some analysts see budget reconciliation as a way to enact a clean-energy transformation. Now that President Joe Biden has assumed office, he can get to work on his pledge to move the nation to 100 percent clean energy. During the campaign, Biden advocated a 100 percent clean energy […]

U.S. solar industry unveils guidelines to free supply chain of forced labor

IEA launches global group to tackle fallout from energy transition

Birol said he was optimistic the new U.S. administration would join other major economies in committing to a net zero emissions target by mid-century. President Biden has temporarily suspended the issuing of permits for oil and gas drilling in federal acreage, reversing the direction taken by his predecessor Donald Trump who had sought to maximise […]

Replacing Coal Plants With Renewables Is Cheaper 80% of the Time

Biden puts US back into fight to slow global warming

Biden signed an executive order rejoining the Paris climate accord within hours of taking the oath of office, fulfilling a campaign pledge. Washington: President Joe Biden returned the United States to the worldwide fight to slow global warming in one of his first official acts and immediately launched a series of climate-friendly efforts that would […]

U.S. solar industry unveils guidelines to free supply chain of forced labor

Inauguration of President Biden Kicks Energy and Climate Agenda Into Action

Hours after being sworn in, Joe Biden resubmits U.S. to Paris Agreement and lays the groundwork for a major climate-change mitigation push. U.S. President Joe Biden hit the ground running Wednesday, with plans to sign a raft of executive orders to start the process of reversing Trump administration environmental and energy regulations and set the […]

U.S. solar industry unveils guidelines to free supply chain of forced labor

EXPLAINER-Why green hydrogen is finally getting its day in the sun

More than $150 billion worth of green hydrogen projects have been announced globally in the past nine months Hydrogen has taken off this year as the future green fuel of choice, with governments and businesses betting big that the universe’s most abundant element can help fight climate change. More than $150 billion worth of green […]

Fusion Fuel, Elecnor targets the development of Spanish solar-to-hydrogen plants

Biden campaign tells miners it supports domestic production of EV metals

President Donald Trump has issued executive orders to encourage US mining Joe Biden’s campaign has privately told U.S. miners it would support boosting domestic production of metals used to make electric vehicles, solar panels and other products crucial to his climate plan, according to three sources familiar with the matter, in a boon for the […]

U.S. solar industry unveils guidelines to free supply chain of forced labor

Biden’s First 100 Days: What Would They Look Like for Clean Energy?

Joe Biden has pledged unprecedented action on climate change and clean energy. What might he actually get done? Any candidate running for president has a priority list, both public and internal, laying out what their administration hopes to accomplish in its first days and months. For his part, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has laid […]

U.S. solar industry unveils guidelines to free supply chain of forced labor