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Royal Dutch Shell agreed on Monday to acquire a stake in a U.S. solar company, 12 years after exiting the sector, in the latest in a series of deals to grow beyond its core oil and gas business. more

Jan 16, 2018 11:18 AM Renewables

Once final data are in, EIA expects about 25 gigawatts (GW) of new utility-scale electric generating capacity to have been added to the power grid during 2017, nearly half of which use renewable technologies, especially wind and solar. more

Jan 11, 2018 7:00 AM Renewables

When the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump proposed new subsidies for coal and nuclear plants, it seemed like an obvious way to deliver on campaign promises to boost the nation’s energy industry. more

Jan 5, 2018 9:05 AM Refining/Petrochemical

Paul F. Foster Self Defense Test Ship for Naval Surface Warfare Center

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy M. Black/Released

For the first time ever a Navy ship has operated on a 100 percent drop-in renewable diesel fuel. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division's Self Defense Test Ship completed final-phase testing of a 100% drop-in renewable diesel fuel... more

Jan 5, 2018 7:00 AM Renewables

Biomass and waste fuels generated 71.4 billion kilowatthours of electricity in 2016, or 2% of total generation in the United States, according to EIA’s recently released annual electric power data. more

Nov 30, 2017 7:00 AM Power Generation

IEA's energy policy review focuses on challenges and opportunities from the growing share of wind power for the Danish electricity and heating sectors more

Nov 27, 2017 9:04 AM Renewables

U.S. renewable fuel mandates are contributing to global warming, boosting carbon emissions as farmers turn carbon-rich areas like wetlands and forests into cropland to grow corn, soy and wheat for biofuels production. more

Nov 17, 2017 8:52 AM Renewables

Abengoa will be the first plant that will produce biofuels from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in the United States with gasification technology. more

Nov 15, 2017 9:34 AM Renewables

ExxonMobil, Renewable Energy Group (REG) announced that by utilizing patented fermentation technology, the companies’ joint research program has demonstrated the ability to convert sugars from a variety of non-edible biomass sources into biodiesel. more

Nov 1, 2017 8:32 AM Renewables

One of the most important issues for oil producers in the unconventional energy market is future water management and disposal certainty. more

Oct 31, 2017 11:30 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Tom Wolf

AP Photo/Matt Rourke

Pennsylvania’s governor asked U.S. President Donald Trump to ease up on the state’s oil refiners by waiving a rule requiring them to add renewable fuel to their products. more

Oct 24, 2017 9:00 AM Renewables

Iowa Falls plant is the fifth plant to be approved for cellulosic ethanol production using Edeniq’s technology more

Oct 18, 2017 9:38 AM Renewables

Renewable natural gas (RNG), which is derived from biogas collected at landfills and other facilities, is increasingly used to meet government targets for renewable fuel production. more

Oct 5, 2017 9:07 AM Renewables

Prices for U.S. renewable fuel credits continued to tumble. more

Sep 29, 2017 8:50 AM Renewables

U.S. biofuels regulations, which mandate mixing corn-based ethanol into gasoline, have lately drawn together a diverse cast of political opponents. more

Aug 22, 2017 9:20 AM Renewables

Regulatory obstacles. Operating challenges. Safety and environmental issues. The fluctuating price of oil. These are just a few among myriad pervasive themes that require constant attention from leaders in the energy sector. more

Aug 16, 2017 7:00 AM Renewables

Through the first six months of 2017, U.S. weekly ethanol production averaged 1.02 million barrels per day (b/d), an increase of 5% over the same period in 2016. more

Jul 21, 2017 9:43 AM Renewables

Boat in Paris

Kamil Zihnioglu AP

A boat that fuels itself is setting off around the world from Paris on a six-year journey that its designers hope will serve as a model for emissions-free energy networks of the future. more

Jul 20, 2017 10:18 AM Renewables

Coal exports for the first quarter of 2017 were 58% higher than in the same quarter last year, with steam coal exports increasing by 6 million short tons (MMst) and metallurgical coal exports increasing by 2 MMst. more

Jul 18, 2017 10:59 AM Refining/Petrochemical

The University of Wisconsin-Madison and ExxonMobil have announced a two-year renewal of an agreement to research the fundamental chemistry of converting biomass into transportation fuels. more

Jul 17, 2017 11:05 AM Renewables

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