Cities across the country are showing leadership in promoting renewable electricity, low-carbon transportation, and energy efficiency, according to preliminary results of a survey jointly conducted by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES).
New Energy Outlook 2017, the latest long-term forecast from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), shows earlier progress than its equivalent a year ago toward decarbonization of the world’s power system.
In advance of the summer solstice (June 21), buildings around the world are turning off their lights for an hour as part of Daylight Hour.
A new concept proposes to provide food, energy and water resources for the world’s growing population by combining systems that simultaneously use different parts of sunlight’s spectrum to produce crops, generate electricity, collect heat and purify water.
A new wave of drilling activity in the hydraulic fracturing sector has kick-started demand for water management solutions in a sector that was lagging less than a year ago.
The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) announced that its Conduit Division has been renamed the Power & Communications Division (PCD).
The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) approved a proposal from US Wind to bring the nation’s first large-scale offshore wind power to Maryland by January 2020.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) released a study that shows private investment in U.S. natural gas and oil infrastructure could create more than 1 million U.S. jobs.
McCarthy Building Companies Inc., along with Silicon Ranch and Green Power EMC, announced completion of one of the largest solar energy projects in Georgia.
Arup celebrated the opening of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC) at Northeastern University in Boston.
Xcel Energy proposed 11 new wind farms in seven states, which would add a total of 3,380 megawatts of new wind generation to its system.
Avangrid Renewables was the preliminary winner of an auction for 122,405 acres off the coast of Kitty Hawk, N.C., for development as an offshore wind energy facility.
The Block Island Wind Farm posted an impressive performance as winter storm Stella barreled through Rhode Island earlier this week, according to Deepwater Wind.
NV5 Global, Inc. was awarded dual contracts to provide Delegate Chief Building Official (DCBO) services on behalf of the California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) for the first construction phase of two combined cycle power plants.
ExxonMobil Corporation is expanding its manufacturing capacity along the U.S. Gulf Coast through planned investments of $20 billion over a 10-year period.
RETTEW and project partners the University Area Joint Authority and Pace Energy solidified a plan to install a solar array at the authority’s site in State College, Pa.
After extensive review, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) approved the permit applications from Sunoco Pipeline LP for the PA Pipeline Project/Mariner East 2 pipeline project.
The Amazon Wind Farm US East, powered by Avangrid Renewables at Desert Wind, is now the first commercial-scale wind farm in North Carolina.
A team of University of Colorado Boulder engineers has developed a scalable manufactured metamaterial to act as a kind of air conditioning system for structures.
American consumers spent less than 4 percent of their total annual household spending on energy in 2016, the smallest share ever recorded by the U.S. government, a new study finds.
Siemens’ Energy Management Division and Bentley Systems announced an agreement to jointly develop solutions to accelerate digitization of planning, design, and operations for power utilities and industrial power customers.
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) SunShot Initiative announced up to $30 million in new projects to support the integration of solar energy into the nation’s electric grid, while diversifying the nation’s electricity sources and improving the reliability and security of the electric grid.
The Board of Trustees of the Long Island Power Authority voted to approve the nation’s largest offshore wind farm, and the first offshore wind farm in New York. The approval of the South Fork Wind Farm, a 90-megawatt development 30 miles southeast of Montauk, is the first step toward developing an area that can host up to 1,000 megawatts of offshore wind power.
NJ TRANSIT selected Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to provide design and general engineering services for the NJ TRANSIT Microgrid (NJ TRANSITGRID) project. The objective of the $577 million NJ TRANSITGRID project, the first of its kind in the United States for public transportation, is to implement a microgrid capable of providing reliable power for core critical transit infrastructure.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing its scientific report on the impacts from hydraulic fracturing activities on drinking water resources, which provides states and others the scientific foundation to better protect drinking water resources in areas where hydraulic fracturing is occurring or being considered.
After collaborating on projects for several decades, Burns & McDonnell is acquiring AZCO INC., creating a comprehensive environmental, engineering, procurement, and direct-hire construction and fabrication company.
Deepwater Wind announced that the Block Island Wind Farm has completed its commissioning and testing phases and begun commercial operations, delivering electricity into the New England region’s grid on a regular basis.
Offshore wind company Deepwater Wind announced plans for the Skipjack Wind Farm, a new offshore wind farm that will help Maryland meet its clean-energy goals at far lower prices than state law anticipates, saving Maryland ratepayers millions of dollars.
AECOM acquired the remaining 50 percent equity interest in FT Services Limited (FTS), a joint venture company based in Calgary, Alberta.