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U.S. Interior Department Finalizes Action to Ensure Fair Return to Taxpayers, Strengthen Accountability for Oil…

Final rule will improve responsible stewardship of America’s lands, better protect cultural and natural resources, and implement changes directed by Congress WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior today announced a final rule to revise the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) oil and gas leasing regulations, which will ensure a balanced … [continued]

Panasonic Energy to Launch New R&D Facility for Battery Production Development in Japan

Part of the largest battery innovation hub in Japan, the new facility will enhance global production capacity and competitiveness Osaka, Japan — Panasonic Energy Co., Ltd., a Panasonic Group Company, today announced it has completed the construction of a new production development facility within its Suminoe factory in Osaka, Japan. … [continued]

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Panasonic Energy & Truckee Meadows Community College Unveil New Advanced Manufacturing Training Center in Reno

Reno, Nev. — Panasonic Energy, in partnership with Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), today unveiled its Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center. The facility, located in the heart of Reno, aims to foster innovation and education in manufacturing, emphasizing a joint commitment toward advancing STEM education and technology in the region. The … [continued]

Final Rules Implement SEIA’s Solutions to Lower Fees & Streamline Renewable Energy Development on Public…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published final rules to govern leasing and rental rates for renewable energy projects on public lands. The final rules closely follow recommendations from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) to streamline clean energy development on federal lands. The new rules will: Reduce rents and … [continued]

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Updated Volvo Cars Model Range Now On Sale In The UK, Including New Long-Range Fully…

Volvo continues progress towards fully electric future with uniform naming introduced across its UK model range Fully electric C40 Recharge and XC40 Recharge align with other models to become the EC40 and EX40 respectively Both cars available with new Single Motor Extended Range powertrain, offering driving range of up to … [continued]

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $20 Billion in Grants to Mobilize Private Capital & Deliver Clean Energy…

EPA announces eight selections under the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund’s National Clean Investment Fund and Clean Communities Investment Accelerator through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda WASHINGTON – [Last week], April 4, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its selections for $20 billion in grant awards under two competitions within … [continued]

Globeleq To Build Largest Standalone Battery Energy Storage System In South Africa

UK company Globeleq, the leading independent power company in Africa, yesterday announced that its Red Sands project in the Northern Cape has been awarded Preferred Bidder status in South Africa’s Energy Storage Capacity Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (ESIPPPP). Globeleq is majority-owned by British International Investment (BII), the Development Finance … [continued]

NM Air Quality Decision-Makers Vote to Continue New Clean Car Standards

The New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board voted 4-1 yesterday to reject a challenge to newly enacted clean car standards. Subsequently, the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Board voted unanimously to reject the challenge. These standards will bring more electric vehicles to the state and directly benefit New Mexicans. According to … [continued]