Category: Energy & Environment

Energy & Environment, Industry

Biden aims to juice EV sales, but would his plan work?

April 2, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Dangling tax credits and rebates in his drive to fight climate change, President Joe Biden wants you to trade your gas-burning car, truck or SUV for a zero-emissions electric vehicle. Some buyers would find his offer persuasive. Yet Biden’s goal […]

Energy & Environment, Industry

Biden plan would spend $16B to clean up old mines, oil wells

April 1, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion plan to transform America’s infrastructure includes $16 billion to plug old oil and gas wells and clean up abandoned mines, a longtime priority for Western and rural lawmakers from both parties. Hundreds of thousands of […]

Energy & Environment, Industry

GOP lawmakers take aim at Arizona renewable energy standards

March 30, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

As states across the U.S. West beef up their renewable energy requirements, a push to do so in Arizona has been met by fierce resistance from the Republican governor and GOP-dominated Legislature, which are looking to strip elected utility regulators […]

Cybersecurity, Energy & Environment, Industry

US bulk energy providers must now report attempted breaches

January 11, 2021

Via: CSO Online

One of the most pernicious aspects of the far-reaching and potentially devastating SolarWinds supply chain hack is that it successfully evaded detection for at least ten months by hiding inside seemingly normal software operations. The hack of SolarWinds’ Orion product […]

Energy & Environment, Federal, Industry, Policy

U.S. energy secretary sees Middle East oil and gas security in pipelines, not tankers

December 17, 2020


Outgoing U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette is looking for alternative methods to transport Middle East oil and gas to ensure regional energy security. “Part of the conversation we’re having with the Abraham Accords is to look for alternatives to shipping, […]

Energy & Environment, Federal, Industry, Policy

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies

June 18, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal companies to clean energy companies. Called a Master Limited Partnership (MLP), […]