Renewable Energy

Louisiana’s new solar farm rules don’t apply to current operations

A new law enacted to prevent “orphan” solar energy farms in Louisiana contains a carve-out that exempts most of the current solar farm projects...

New law creates legal framework for offshore wind in Louisiana

Gov. John Bel Edwards signed an offshore wind energy bill last week, but it has received mixed reviews from proponents of the Gulf of Mexico’s...

Clean energy startup considering West Baton Rouge for $800M facility

Houston-based Arbor Renewable Gas LLC is evaluating West Baton Rouge Parish for a planned $800 million manufacturing and distribution facility employing carbon capture and...

Brave New World: Growing for the inevitable energy transition in Louisiana

It represents a monumental shift in mindset. Owners in the industrial space are no longer digging in their heels in resistance to a changing global...

New Willow Glen Terminal accepts first product for renewable diesel client

Willow Glen Terminal LLC in St. Gabriel announced last week the receipt of its inaugural product shipment as part of an agreement to supply...

DOE secretary visits GE wind turbine plant at Michoud

Jennifer Granholm, U.S. energy secretary, visited the LM Wind Power wind blade test facility in New Orleans east last week, reports Fox 8 News. Granholm...

Chalmette Refining moves forward with renewable diesel project

MRC Global last week announced that Chalmette Refining has selected MRC Global  as the primary pipe, valves and fittings provider for Chalmette’s renewable diesel project...

Louisiana lawmakers propose study for wind energy pilot project in Gulf

Louisiana lawmakers want state regulators to study the most cost-effective pathways to complete an offshore wind energy pilot project in the Gulf of Mexico...

Vidalia graphite plant to quadruple in size to supply graphite for electric cars

The Syrah graphite plant in Vidalia is set to quadruple in size to supply electric vehicles, backed by millions in federal loans, reports NOLA.com. A...

Plug Power, Olin to establish green hydrogen plant in St. Gabriel

Plug Power Inc. of Latham, N.Y., and Olin Corp. of Clayton, Mo., signed a memorandum of understanding April 29 to create a joint venture...

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