Solar power: Texas plant to juice Meta’s data centre

Iberdrola’s US subsidiary, Avangrid, has kicked off the construction of a photovoltaic plant in Texas, generating 240MW of clean energy for Facebook’s data centre

EDF announces mega 7GW solar modules deal

Canadian Solar will provide its high efficiency solar modules between 2024 and 2030, which will be produced at its new factory in Mesquite, Texas

Massive explosion kills around 18,000 cows at Texas dairy farm

The blast is believed to have been caused by methane gas igniting machinery at the farm, according to local authorities

Keystone pipeline shuts due to oil spill

More than 14,000 barrels of crude oil spilled into a creek in Kansas

Norway’s Equinor strikes LNG purchase deal with Cheniere

The 15-year sales and purchase agreement will add around 1.75m tonnes of LNG per year to Equinor’s portfolio of pipeline gas and LNG

ExxonMobil to sell shale assets in Texas to BKV for $750m

The Barnett Shale gas assets are part of ExxonMobil’s gas resources in North America that were removed from the company’s development plans in 2020

BP and Linde to develop major CCS project in Texas

The project, which will also include low carbon hydrogen production, aims to store up to 15m tons of CO2 per year in multiple sites

New 200MW onshore wind farm powered up in Texas

El Algodon Alto consists of 91 wind turbines and will generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 homes a year

TotalEnergies bolsters US renewables portfolio by 4GW

It has acquired Austin-based Core Solar

Chevron Phillips reaches settlement to clean up three chemical plants in the US

The company will pay a $3.4m civil penalty and is estimated to spend around $118m to resolve allegations it failed to operate and monitor industrial flares