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Primary energy consumption in the United States reached a record high of 101.3 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2018, up 4% from 2017 and 0.3% above the previous record set in 2007. Read more

Power Generation

Sweden is a global leader in building a low-carbon economy, with the lowest share of fossil fuels in its primary energy supply among all IEA member countries, and the second-lowest carbon-intensive economy. Read more

Power Generation

More than 80% of Idaho’s in-state utility-scale electricity generation came from renewable resources in 2018, the second-largest share of any state in the country, behind only Vermont. Read more

Power Generation

RNG’s share of natural gas supply in California’s transportation sector grew from approximately 10% in 2013 to 70% in 2018, reaching more than 30 million diesel gallon equivalent. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Renewable generation provided a new record of 742 million megawatthours (MWh) of electricity in 2018, nearly double the 382 million MWh produced in 2008. Renewables provided 17.6% of electricity generation in the United States in 2018. Read more

Power Generation

Eastman Chemical Co. pursues the launch of an innovative advanced circular recycling technology that uses polyester waste, which cannot be recycled by current mechanical methods... Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Ameren Missouri's second planned wind facility in the state is one step closer to producing renewable energy. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Reciprocating engines tend to be smaller than other types of natural gas-fired electricity generators and account for a relatively small share of power plants fueled by natural gas. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and Equinor ASA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly explore the opportunities to develop commercial floating offshore wind in South Korea. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to complete the sale of its U.S. renewables business by selling its remaining wind operating and development assets to American Electric Power. Read more

Power Generation

Coal generation was overtaken by wind and solar for the first time in five key European markets last year. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

EIA expects non-hydroelectric renewable energy resources such as solar and wind will be the fastest growing source of U.S. electricity generation for at least the next two years. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

The utility-scale capacity additions consist primarily of wind (46%), natural gas (34%), and solar photovoltaics (18%), with the remaining 2% consisting primarily of other renewables and battery storage capacity. Read more

Power Generation

Equinor has exercised an option to acquire a 50 % interest in the offshore wind development project Bałtyk I in Poland from Polenergia. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Shell has formed a 50/50 joint venture, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC to co-develop OCS-0499 lease area within the New Jersey Wind Energy Area (WEA). Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule for the 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program, with the total U.S. renewable fuel volume requirement set 3% higher than the 2018 mandate. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc has signed a long-term agreement to supply oxygen to Fulcrum BioEnergy’s Sierra BioFuels Plant in Storey County, Nevada. Read more

BASF started production of methanol on the basis of renewable raw materials according to the biomass balance approach. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

President Trump recently directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take immediate steps to prevent further closures of the nation’s coal and nuclear power plants. Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

World Energy announced a $350 million investment over the next two years to complete the conversion of its Paramount, California facility into one of the cleanest fuel refineries in the world. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

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