Chemical and construction company W.R. Grace & Co. and Al Dahra Agriculture Co. signed a preliminary joint agreement to build and operate a new plant in Abu Dhabi that would manufacture machinery that refines crude oil into more valuable products like gasoline, the two announced Thursday.
President Barack Obama’s order Thursday directing federal agencies to expedite their review of a U.S. leg of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL pipeline could speed up water permitting, but doesn’t appear to affect other remaining regulatory hurdles, according to TransCanada and others familiar with the project.
The Obama administration will provide up to $450 million, to be matched by private companies, for two U.S.-based nuclear reactor projects, the U.S. Department of Energy said Thursday.
Canadian oil pipeline giant Enbridge Inc. has bought a 50-megawatt photovoltaic project in Nevada from beleaguered First Solar Inc., taking its first step into the U.S. solar market, the company said Thursday.
A $1.38-billion proposal to expand the Manila metro area's light rail system cleared a final regulatory hurdle in the Philippines on Thursday, and the government is now preparing to put the project out to bid.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Wednesday to hold off on granting a preliminary permit for a proposed 2,000-megawatt pump storage hydroelectric project in Arizona, citing concerns about impacts to endangered species and water supplies.
Trial staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said the owners of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline should not be allowed to recoup from ratepayers costs associated with mismanagement of their $786 million “train wreck” reconfiguration project, according to a briefing filed Wednesday.
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he will order federal agencies to quicken approval of a U.S. portion of the TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL pipeline in a move the White House hopes will thwart Republican attacks on his energy policy and assuage concerns over rising gas prices.
The Inter-American Development Bank expects to dole out more than $700 million in financing this year for private-sector green energy projects in Latin America and the Caribbean, the bank announced at its annual meeting, which concluded Monday.
The Chinese arm of oil and gas behemoth Royal Dutch Shell Plc has snagged the country's first shale gas production sharing contract in a joint venture with state-owned China National Petroleum Corp, Shell announced on Monday.
The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday greenlighted a proposal by Free Flow Power Corp. to install 2,250 hydrokinetic turbines on the bottom of the Mississippi River, simultaneously denying a permit for a similar, competing project.
The U.S. House of Representatives is considering extending the current highway funding bill instead of approving the bipartisan transportation bill passed by the U.S. Senate last week, Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., said Tuesday.
The New York City Economic Development Corp. issued a request Tuesday for proposals to lease 75 acres of land near the former Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island and build solar and wind power farms on the property.
House Republicans released their 2013 budget plan Tuesday, proposing to eliminate the Obama administration’s clean energy incentive programs and environmental regulations while encouraging domestic oil and gas development.
A Vermont federal judge on Monday forced the state's public utilities board to hold off on shuttering a 600-megawatt nuclear generator operated by Entergy Corp. until the Second Circuit decides whether the board actually has the power to do so.
A report released on Tuesday pushes New York closer to its plans for offshore wind power, mapping vital wildlife and geologic data about its coastal waters in an effort to streamline siting decisions and head off environmental challenges.
Riverkeeper Inc., the influential New York environmental group, came out in support Monday of a planned settlement that would allow a unit of Blackstone Group LP to build an estimated $2 billion, 330-mile underwater cable that would bring hydroelectric power from Quebec to New York City.
A group of U.S., Canadian and German banks has made a $236 million project loan to what will be Hawaii's biggest wind farm, developer First Wind Energy LLC said Tuesday.
Dominion Virginia Power told the federal government Monday that it is interested in snatching up a swath of offshore space to build wind turbines, which the power provider said would yield 1,500 to 2,000 megawatts of electricity.
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu defended his agency Tuesday against allegations from the top congressional oversight panel that the U.S. Department of Energy’s loan programs were plagued by mismanagement and corruption, saying the programs were aggressively monitored and deserved renewal.