Tag: clean energy

Energy, Industries

American Petroleum Institute endorses carbon pricing as oil and gas industry faces pressure on emissions

March 25, 2021


The oil and gas industry’s largest trade group Thursday endorsed a price on planet-warming carbon emissions, marking a major shift after it long resisted regulatory action on climate change. The American Petroleum Institute’s move comes as President Joe Biden prepares […]

Energy, Industries

Op-ed: How Joe Biden can tap the private sector to accelerate transition to clean energy

December 29, 2020


As we enter the third decade of the 21st century, we are on the cusp of a green industrial revolution. Now is the time for President-elect Joe Biden and his formidable team of scientific, economic, and national security experts to […]

Energy, Financial Services, Industries

JPMorgan announces big moves to support environment, including ending loans to coal industry

February 25, 2020


JPMorgan Chase announced a pledge to facilitate $200 billion in environmental and economic development deals and will pull back from advising and lending to the coal-mining industry. The new targets, disclosed Tuesday in presentations for the New York-based bank’s annual […]

Energy, Enterprise, Industries

Apple is spending millions to clean up China’s environment

July 13, 2018

Via: CNN

Apple is charging up its renewable energy credentials in China. The iPhone maker said Thursday that it was launching a $300 million fund that will identify and invest in clean energy projects in the world’s second biggest economy. Apple (AAPL) […]

Energy, Industries

Small businesses in clean energy sector still hope for best

June 8, 2017

Via: ABC News

Small business owners who install solar panels or help customers use clean energy don’t seem fazed by President Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, saying they expect demand for their services will still keep […]

Energy, Industries

China Looks to Capitalize on Clean Energy as U.S. Retreats

June 6, 2017

Via: The New York Times

China’s devastating pollution problems began here, in coal country, where legions of workers toiled and often died to exhume the rich deposits that fueled the country’s sooty rise to economic power. Today, these muddy plains are home to a potent […]

Energy, Industries

Wind Power Takes to the Seas

March 14, 2017

Via: Fortune

The first U.S. offshore wind project is up and running. Is it a sign of things to come? It was a brisk Sunday morning in October 2015, and Deepwater Wind CEO Jeffrey Grybowski’s cell phone buzzed. His construction manager, who […]

Energy, Industries

Why The Energy Industry Needs To Support The Clean Energy Revolution

March 6, 2017

Via: Fortune

This week, Houston, Texas, will play host to government officials and executives of the world’s largest energy companies. As this group gathers at the CERAWeek conference, discussions will focus on a wide range of energy-related topics. While many of these […]

Energy, Industries

Off Long Island, Wind Power Tests the Waters

January 23, 2017

Via: The New York Times

Only a few years ago, the long-held dream of harnessing the strong, steady gusts off the Atlantic coast to make electricity seemed destined to remain just that. Proposals for offshore wind farms foundered on the shoals of high costs, regulatory […]