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Lake Charles’ Polaris Engineering patents clean fuels process

Polaris EPC Inc., a Lake Charles-based company focusing on clean refining and energy projects, announced Jan. 11 that it has received approval from the...

Construction mobilizes at 345 MW Ventress Solar site

Lightsource bp has successfully closed on a $533 million multi-project financing package and mobilized construction on its 345 megawatt Ventress Solar project 30 miles...

As wind farm popularity grows, safety risk is unclear

Last fall, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a new initiative intended to make Louisiana a leader in harnessing wind power. But it remains to be...

Louisiana task force unveils three-pronged ‘net zero’ plan

Louisiana’s nearly final plan for reducing carbon emissions to “net zero” by 2050 focuses on “three pillars,” reports NOLA.com. They include a dramatic shift to...

McDermott lands engineering contract for G2 Net-Zero plant

Baton Rouge-based G2 Net-Zero announced last week that it has awarded a front-end engineering design contract for its net-zero emissions power generation plant in...

Why energy prices rose more than other commodities in 2021

Energy prices rose an average of 59% last year, the most of any commodity, as the economic recovery from the global pandemic boosted demand...

Louisiana’s coastal towns see population drain as oil, gas opportunities decline

Several Louisiana coastal towns that rely on the petroleum industry are experiencing a population drain as the country shifts to more renewable energy sources...

Clean energy deals highlight 2021 project announcements

Last week, Gov. John Bel Edwards touted Louisiana Economic Development’s efforts to bring new business to the state. The agency landed 34 projects in...

Baton Rouge ranked last among major metros for clean energy

Baton Rouge ranks last among the nation’s 100 major cities and metropolitan areas for efforts to promote clean energy and mitigate climate change, according...

Deepwater Riser Services facility in Houma now a Foreign Trade Zone

Deepwater Riser Services, a division of Morrison, an energy service company for the oil, gas and renewables industries, announced last week that its Houma storage facility...

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