According to Norwegian energy consultancy DNV GL, global oil demand and carbon dioxide emissions probably peaked in 2019 as the COVID-19 pandemic will have a lasting impact on both.
A federal judge has sided with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and ordered the Dakota Access pipeline shut down until a more extensive environmental review is done. It must be emptied no later than August 5, 2020.
The price of solar is falling fast in India, making it even more economically competitive. Solarpack submitted a record-low bid to develop 300 MW of capacity at US¢3.16 per kWh. The previous low in India was US¢3.27 per kWh.
The new minimum wage for Lane County is $10.75. The Portland area totals to $12 per hour, and non-urban counties are at $10.50 per hour.
The groundbreaking project has delivered its first power to the UK National Grid this week, marking yet another landmark moment for the offshore wind industry.
Seattle has become the first major city in the U.S. to ban plastic straws and utensils. Businesses that don’t comply with the ban can now face a $250 fine.
HP commits over $20 million in technology, training, R&D and funding contributions to enable better learning outcomes for more than 100 million people between 2015-2025
The Global Water Security & Sanitation Partnership will focus on analytical work, technical assistance and financing in client countries and has budgeted for activities up to the year 2022.