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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...

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...

Louisiana seeks federal money to plug 4,605 orphan wells

Louisiana, home to 4,605 orphan oil and gas wells, plans to ask the federal government for an Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act grant 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...

Appeals court rules in favor of Terrebonne Parish government in coastal lawsuit

An appeals court has ruled in favor of Terrebonne Parish government in a lawsuit over the manner in which the Louisiana Department of Natural...

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...

Taylor Oil, feds settle lawsuit over leaking wells

A New Orleans-based oil company has agreed to turn over a $432 million cleanup trust fund and pay an additional $43 million to settle...

Louisiana climate task force members say they won’t meet ‘net zero’ goal

Some members of the Louisiana Climate Initiatives Task Force warned Dec. 16 that their latest draft recommendations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions would not...

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...

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