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UN report paints dire picture of south Louisiana’s future due to climate change

Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 50 inches of rain on parts of the Texas coast in 2017. Then in 2020, ferocious winds from Hurricane...

Louisiana PSC, others seek to stop utilities from charging for anti-solar advocacy

A handful of groups that support rooftop solar, along with several attorneys general and the Louisiana Public Service Commission, have asked the Federal Energy...

Russian actions spur ‘shields-up’ warning from U.S. cybersecurity agency

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, experts are urging American businesses to double down on their cybersecurity protocols. “The reason why there are these...

California firm plans $750M biomass facility in Geismar

Origin Materials plans to invest at least $750 million to develop a biomass manufacturing facility in Ascension Parish.

U.S. rig count sees largest single-week rise since 2018

The number of active oil and gas drilling rigs in the U.S. rose by 22 last week—the 16th straight weekly increase and the largest...

PSC decision clears way for $740 million renewable energy plant

Plans for a $740 million renewable energy plant south of Plaquemine kicked into high gear last week when the Louisiana Public Service Commission approved...

UL Lafayette builds new Solar Energy Lab

A new 4,500-square-foot Solar Energy Lab is under construction at the UL Lafayette solar testing facility at the University Research Park in Lafayette, reports...

Offshore wind in Gulf could create 17,500 jobs

The economic outlook for offshore wind energy in the Gulf of Mexico is getting rosier, with as many as 17,500 jobs likely to be...

LSU chemists discover way to improve biofuel and biomaterial production

Globally, sustainable energy is in demand, and plant biomass has been a front-runner as a renewable resource. Until now, physical and chemical interactions in plant...

Entergy to accelerate deployment of renewable energy to Sempra facilities

U.S. LNG infrastructure company Sempra has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Entergy Louisiana to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy for facilities...

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