Big in the US: Biden sets out plan for ‘carbon-neutral’ government

The US President aims to slash the federal government’s carbon dioxide emissions by 65% by 2030

Solar ‘could provide 40% of the US electricity by 2035’

The US needs to quadruple it’s annual solar capacity which could then provide 45% of demand within 15 years

Keystone XL developer to seek $15bn in damages from Biden administration

TC Energy claims that the government breached NAFTA obligations by blocking the construction of the project

Surf’s up for US offshore wind!

California has earmarked a new area of coastline that could support 3GW of new offshore wind

US greenlights ‘first’ massive offshore wind project in native waters

The 800MW ‘Vineyard Wind’ project is forecast to create 3,600 jobs and power 400,000 homes

Biden pours further $8bn into modernisation of US grid

The funding will support the improvement of transmission lines and help America’s aging grid to embrace the recently announced clean energy targets

Biden’s finger on the button to halve US emissions by 2030

The tougher target is forecast to help the nation get on track for net zero by 2050

Biden injects $100m into green energy tech research

Energy technologies designed to address climate challenges will benefit

US wind and solar electricity hit new heights

Electrical generation by all renewables has made up 20.7% of the country’s total electrical output in 2020

Biden signs executive order to replace entire government fleet with EVs

The new electrification plan could affect over 645,000 vehicles