North America

All news, projects, policy, legislation and reports concerning power and electricity generation and the energy sector at large in continental North America, with specific focus on North American utilities, the Department of Energy or DOE, executive orders from the Whitehouse and the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Key areas include Canada, California, Florida, Hawaii, Texas and the Carolinas.

liquid hydrogen

A 64% decline in production costs of green hydrogen anticipated

The costs to produce low carbon hydrogen will fall by 64% by 2040, according to a new study released by research firm Wood Mackenzie.
sustainability

Researchers measure the environmental impact of clean energy technology

Universities from the UK and the US have partnered to understand and minimise the impact of clean energy technology and electric vehicles on the environment.
AVEVA to buy OSIsoft for $5bn

Aveva to acquire digital company OSIsoft for $5bn

Industrial software company AVEVA is to acquire US digital solutions firm OSIsoft for $5bn.
perovskite solar cells

DoE funding to advance perovskite solar PV technologies

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $20 million in funding to advance perovskite solar photovoltaic technologies.
renewable energy

Masdar acquires 50% stake in 1.6GW US renewables portfolio

Masdar has made a strategic investment in the US in a deal with EDF Renewables North America that will see it acquire a 50% stake in a 1.6GW clean-energy portfolio.
nuclear industry

Chevron expands low-carbon energy portfolio with nuclear fusion startup investment

Chevron Corporation has announced a Series A investment in Seattle-based nuclear fusion startup Zap Energy Inc
investment in renewable assets

Citi announces $250 billion environmental finance strategy

American multinational bank Citi has announced its new five-year 2025 Sustainable Progress Strategy to help accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy.
coal power plant

U.S. rapidly shutting coal in favour of natural gas

Since 2010, utilities have retired or announced the closure of more than 500 coal-fired power plants in the U.S.

RWE and Mitsubishi invest in US offshore floating wind project

The University of Maine has announced that two industry heavyweights are investing in the development of a pioneer floating offshore wind technology project.
Guatemala

Enel and CED sign Guatemala’s largest power purchase agreement

Enel has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Guatemala energy company Comercializadora de Energía para el Desarrollo

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