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DOI proposes second offshore wind auction in Gulf of Mexico

The Department of the Interior announced last week its proposal for a second offshore wind energy auction in the Gulf of Mexico, reports World...

The Water Campus is a decade old. What has it accomplished?

It has been a decade since community leaders and local and state government officials gathered at the old municipal dock overlooking the Mississippi River...

Japanese firm to support Louisiana Green Fuels’ SAF development

Sumitomo Corp. of Americas, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sumitomo Corp., has signed on as a project partner for the development of Louisiana Green Fuels...

Louisiana’s new energy efficiency policy causes an uproar

In a meeting that boiled over with testy exchanges and chanting crowds, Louisiana utility regulators adopted a long-awaited energy efficiency program they say will...

Shipping giants shake up industry by partnering in vessel-sharing agreement

Danish shipping giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk and Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd are teaming up to form a new vessel-sharing agreement, shaking up the global lineup of shipping...

ExxonMobil completes $230M upgrade of Baton Rouge refinery

ExxonMobil announced last week that a $230.5 million, three-year modernization initiative at its aging north Baton Rouge refinery has been completed. The initiative, called the Baton...

Environmental groups vow to continue push against carbon capture

State leaders rejoiced last week over the federal government’s decision to give Louisiana authority to permit and regulate the wells needed to store industrial...

Wind, solar and battery industries grew this year despite economic challenges

Led by new solar power, the world added renewable energy at breakneck speed in 2023, a trend that if amplified will help Earth turn...

Ascension Parish eyed for potential $350M manufacturing facility

A Chinese-owned producer of materials for rechargeable batteries is considering building a $350 million manufacturing plant in Ascension Parish, state and company officials announced...

What does a lackluster lease sale mean for the future of wind energy in...

In late August, it became starkly apparent that the economics for offshore wind in the Gulf of Mexico aren’t quite where they need to...

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