abandoned housing, low income housing, chicago
As part of the Biden administration’s aim to accelerate the green transition in the U.S., the government is striving to support disadvantaged communities and spur economic growth. While traditional energy operations have mainly taken place in a select few hubs – centered around access to oil, gas and coal...
wind energy
While the rest of the world is struggling to develop its wind capacity in the face of supply chain disruptions and rising material costs, the U.S. has big plans for the development of its wind energy sector. However, several challenges stand in the way of the U.S. achieving its...
tesla charging station

Will EV Sales Pick Back Up?

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Automakers are betting big on electric vehicles (EVs), backed by government pledges to phase out the sale of internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles in favour of the less polluting EVs. And demand has been rapidly increasing as the market becomes more competitive, making EVs more affordable. However, there has...
us battery manufacturing
As part of the Biden administration’s plan to increase U.S. manufacturing and decrease the country’s energy and clean tech component dependency on China, we can expect to see a boom in domestic lithium-ion battery manufacturing in the coming years. Many U.S. battery production facilities have been in the works...
lithium
The U.S. wants to strengthen its energy security through the development of diverse domestic energy operations and regional agreements. However, encouraging support for new projects needed to accelerate a green energy transition is proving difficult. Although the U.S has huge lithium reserves, most remain untouched due to state level...
oil refinery for article about oil news
This year has been a banner year for energy, from the COP28 conference in Dubai to the ongoing global energy transitions. Throw in a few mega-mergers, and we’ve seen it all. This SHALE play year in review serves to recap the major news surrounding American Oil Shales. Bakken Shale –...
coal mining for article about emissions
With the COP28 summit behind us, the world’s climate leaders have targeted the coal industry as their latest mark in the global energy transition. A joint effort report paints a bleak picture of the international goal to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2030.  Coal being a...
wind turbine for alternative energy article
With the COP28 conference behind us, the world is buzzing about alternative energy sources again. Nations around the globe have been implementing the latest technology to generate electricity from other sources than fossil fuels, like coal, oil, and natural gas. As the planet migrates towards alternative and renewable energy,...
chinese city skyline for an article about renewable energy between us and china
Over the past few decades, China has increased its renewable energy program dramatically. Impact: China now leads the world in renewable energy production and renewable energy production technology.  Historically, China has not led the charge in renewable energy, holding some of the world’s most polluted cities. So, what changed? Why...
night picture of a chevron gas station for an article about chevron buys hess in megadeal for oil and gas news
  Major oil and gas news broke this month as Chevron announced it has completed negotiations to purchase Hess Corp. for $53 billion. While monetarily, this is not the biggest acquisition by major producers this month, it sets Chevron up to own one of the largest oil fields in the...