Energy Efficiency Leads in Job Growth as Energy Sector Adds Over 130,000 Jobs in 2017

Friday, 18 May 2018

The nation’s energy sector employed 6.5 million Americans in 2017, up 133,000 jobs from the year prior, according to a comprehensive report released today from the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO). This two percent growth rate exceeded the national average of 1.7 percent.

Trump Said to Mull 2015 Grid Emergency Law to Save Coal Plants

Friday, 18 May 2018

The Trump administration is weighing a broad array of strategies for keeping coal and nuclear power plants online as a matter of national security, with options ranging from invoking a 68-year-old law to a three-year-old one, according to a senior Energy Department official.

Wind Power Overtakes Nuclear for First Time in UK Across a Quarter

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Britain's windfarms provided more electricity than its eight nuclear power stations in the first three months of 2018, marking the first time wind has overtaken nuclear across a quarter. The renewable energy industry hailed the milestone as a sign the UK was well on its way to an electricity system powered by cheap, domestic green energy.

Green Investing in Britain Falls to Lowest in Decade

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Green investing in the U.K. fell 56 percent last year, sparking concerns in Parliament that the nation will not maintain its lead in clean energy or meet climate targets after leaving the European Union.

Alstom Confirms JV Exit in $3 Billion Deal with GE

Monday, 14 May 2018

General Electric Co. will be required to buy Alstom SA’s stakes in three energy joint ventures for 2.59 billion euros ($3.1 billion), closing a lengthy chapter in the massive 2015 tie-up that has become a headache for the beleaguered U.S. manufacturer.

Source: renewableenergyworld.com