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North American Power Industry Outlook: Spending Takes Dip in 2020, but On the Rise Again

Like other industries, spending in the Power Industry in North America took a dip in 2020 as several projects were delayed and deferred due to…

Industrial Info | Power | Natural Gas | Renewable Energy | IIR

Industrial Info

Fri Jan 22 2021

Federal Appeals Court Vacates Trump's Affordable Clean Energy Plan

On January 19, Donald Trump's last full day as president, his signature energy and environmental rulemaking, the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, was vacated in…

Industrial Info | Energy | Electric Power | Coal | Climate Change | IIR

Industrial Info

Thu Jan 21 2021

Princeton Study: A Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions Economy is a Job Creator

In recent years, goals for net-zero emission of greenhouse gases have been adopted by a number of energy companies, including Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:…

Industrial Info | Electric Power | IIR | Power Projects | agriculture

Industrial Info

Wed Jan 20 2021

Let the Chips Fall Where They May - Semiconductor Shortage Stymies Automakers

An eight-day shutdown at Ford Motor Company's (NYSE:F) (Dearborn, Michigan) Louisville Assembly Plant in Kentucky has drawn a lot of news media attention as…

Industrial Info | covid | Industrial Manufacturing | IIR | auto manufacturing

Industrial Info

Tue Jan 19 2021

API Chief Hails Oil & Gas Industry's Performance, Calls for Light Regulation

One of the perennial challenges facing Washington, D.C. trade groups is how to object to policies without becoming objectionable. Groups that are too strident…

Industrial Info | Oil & Gas | Energy | Natural Gas | IIR | Coal

Industrial Info

Mon Jan 18 2021

North American Power Industry Outlook: Spending Takes Dip in 2020, but On the Rise Again

Like other industries, spending in the Power Industry in North America took a dip in 2020 as several projects were delayed and deferred due to the coronavirus pandemic. Last year started off as having one of the highest amounts of planned spending seen in recent years. However, in the end, less than one-third of this was actually realized--coming in about »

Federal Appeals Court Vacates Trump's Affordable Clean Energy Plan

On January 19, Donald Trump's last full day as president, his signature energy and environmental rulemaking, the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, was vacated in a 2-1 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. In vacating the rule, the court sent the matter back to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Washington, »

Princeton Study: A Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions Economy is a Job Creator

In recent years, goals for net-zero emission of greenhouse gases have been adopted by a number of energy companies, including Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A) (The Hague, The Netherlands), BP plc (NYSE:BP) (London, England) and Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) (Los Angeles, California). A growing number of utilities also have signed on, including Southern Company (NYSE:SO) »

Let the Chips Fall Where They May - Semiconductor Shortage Stymies Automakers

An eight-day shutdown at Ford Motor Company's (NYSE:F) (Dearborn, Michigan) Louisville Assembly Plant in Kentucky has drawn a lot of news media attention as a symptom of a global semiconductor shortage. Ford pushed forward a scheduled downtime period to January 11, citing a lack of available computer chips for its vehicles, according to local television station WDRB. Production at »

API Chief Hails Oil & Gas Industry's Performance, Calls for Light Regulation

One of the perennial challenges facing Washington, D.C. trade groups is how to object to policies without becoming objectionable. Groups that are too strident in opposing a proposal risk getting sidelined or left out of future deliberations. Ultimately, the game inside the Beltway is staying relevant, regardless of which party controls the presidency or the Congress. For the last »