Wind and solar infrastructure
Could US wind, solar and battery plant be the holy trinity of renewables?

A new facility will combine 300MW of wind generation, 50MW of solar power and 30MW of battery storage

US flag and oil derrick
US oil output ‘to soar above 13m barrels per day in 2020’

That’s the prediction made in the latest monthly forecast published by the Energy Information Administration

New US facility to drive trucking fuel efficiency

Each of EkoStinger’s aerodynamic devices for tractor trailers is said to reduce emissions equivalent to taking one car off the road

US flag
US power sector cuts carbon intensity through 2018

A new report suggests this is due to cleaner electricity generation and energy efficiency improvements.

Chrysler cars
Fiat Chrysler pays $77m penalty after missing fuel economy targets

The automotive firm fell short of US Government requirements in the 2016 model year

Abandoned mine
Could abandoned mines be the key to energy storage?

Michigan Technological University is conducting a study to investigate its feasibility

US ‘to export more energy than it imports by 2020’

It is forecast to happen as increases in crude oil and natural gas production outpace growth in US energy consumption

Lightsource BP to build 70MW solar plant for US university

The 150,000 solar panels will provide 25% of Penn State University’s electricity requirements

E.ON buys stake in connected car platform developer

Vinli provides information, such as when and where an electric vehicle needs to be charged and help monitor oil changes, tire pressure and brake performance

New York taxi
New York hails congestion charge for yellow taxis

The move aims to reduce the number of cars on the streets in busy parts of Manhattan