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U.S. power companies face supply-chain crisis this summer

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June 29 (Reuters) – U.S. power companies are facing supply crunches that may hamper their ability to keep the lights on as the nation heads into the heat of summer and the peak hurricane season. Extreme weather events such as storms, wildfires and drought are becoming more common in the......

China to cut industrial energy intensity by 13.5% from 2021-2025

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People walk past a China Energy coal-fired power plant in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, June 29 (Reuters) – China will reduce its industrial energy consumption per unit of output by 13.5% over the 2021-2025 period......

EU ministers seek deals on climate laws as economy woes test green pledges

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Ministers meet to seek deals on package of climate laws Moves to weaken some measures as energy shock bites Ministers discuss plans to reduce gas demand EU contingency planning for further Russian gas cuts BRUSSELS, June 27 (Reuters) – Ministers from European Union countries will meet this week to attempt......

Global biodiversity deal to halt nature loss stalls in Nairobi

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A view of a deforested area in the middle of the Yari plains, in Caqueta, Colombia March 2, 2021. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NAIROBI, June 26 (Reuters) – Efforts to draft an ambitious global agreement on halting nature loss ended Sunday with......

Texas repeatedly raises pollution limits for Cheniere LNG plant

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PORTLAND, Texas, June 24 (Reuters) – Cheniere, the largest U.S. exporter of liquefied natural gas, boasts that it’s helping to “improve local air quality in communities globally” because the cleaner burning fuel it ships displaces coal in power plants. But in the Corpus Christi, Texas region, where the fuel is......

Energy investment treaty update fails to win over environmentalists

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June 24 (Reuters) – Years-long talks over updating an international energy investment treaty ended on Friday with a provisional deal which would allow the exclusion of fossil fuels interests but not fast enough to silence environmental campaigners’ complaints that it undermines efforts to curb climate change. The 1994 Energy Charter......

Biden administration leans on Tesla for guidance in renewable fuel policy reform

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June 23 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden rarely mentions electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) in public. But privately his administration has leaned on the company to help craft a new policy to allow electric vehicles (EVs) to benefit from the nation’s lucrative renewable fuel subsidies, according to emails......

EU must stick with Ukraine despite economic pain -European Commission

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A model of the natural gas pipeline is seen in front of displayed word EU and Russia flag colours in this illustration taken March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, June 22 (Reuters) – Europe must keep up its support for Ukraine......

Youths sue European governments over fossil fuel energy pact

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A Stop sign stands in front of the Neurath lignite power plant of German utility RWE, west of Cologne, Germany, January 16, 2020. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 21 (Reuters) – Five young people will on Tuesday file a lawsuit against 12......

Miner Fortescue says it won’t shy away from countries with troubled human rights

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Andrew Forrest, Chairman and Founder, Fortescue Metals Group speaks at the Global Energy Transition 2022 conference in New York City, New York, U.S. June 14, 2022. REUTERS/David Dee Delgado Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, June 14 (Reuters) – Andrew Forrest, the chairman and founder......

EU lawmaker committees object to ‘green’ label for gas investments

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View of the cooling tower at the Golfech nuclear plant on the edge of the Garonne river between Agen and Toulouse, France, July 18, 2018. Picture taken July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, June 14 (Reuters) – Two European Parliament committees......

Canada to invest millions to cut emissions at BHP potash mine

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Visitors to the BHP booth speak with representatives during the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual convention in Toronto, Ontario, Canada March 4, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OTTAWA, June 12 (Reuters) – Canada will announce a multi-million dollar investment......

How a battery shortage is hampering the U.S. switch to wind, solar power

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June 9 (Reuters) – U.S. renewable energy developers have delayed or scrapped several big battery projects meant to store electrical power on the grid in recent months, scuttling plans to replace fossil fuels with wind and solar energy. At least a dozen storage projects meant to support growing renewable energy......

Automakers back U.S. restoring California emissions authority

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WASHINGTON, June 7 (Reuters) – Five automakers including Ford Motor Co (F.N), Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) and Honda Motor Co (7267.T) on Tuesday backed efforts by President Joe Biden’s administration to restore California’s ability to set its own strict tailpipe and zero-emission vehicle standards. Joined by BMW AG (BMWG.DE) and Volvo......

EXCLUSIVE Spain’s Repsol in talks to sell 25% of oil and gas unit to EIG, sources say

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A Repsol logo at a petrol station in Bormujos near the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain March 3, 2016. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) – EIG is in early discussions with Repsol (REP.MC) to buy a slice of......

Americans split on nuclear energy as safety worries linger – Reuters/Ipsos poll

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WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) – Just under half of Americans support nuclear power to generate electricity, a waning industry the Biden administration has been trying to revitalize with billions of dollars in public spending as part of a plan to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll showed.......

Japan calls for strict examinations in nuclear oversight – draft document

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An aerial view shows the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant following a strong earthquake, in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on March 17, 2022. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 6 (Reuters) – Japan will......

Stellantis unit pleads guilty, will pay $300M in U.S. diesel probe

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June 3 (Reuters) – The U.S. business of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy on Friday and will pay about $300 million in a plea agreement to resolve a multi-year U.S. Justice Department diesel emissions fraud probe, court documents show. FCA US LLC, now part of Stellantis (STLA.MI),......

U.S. charges Stellantis unit in diesel emissions probe

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Stellantis logo is seen on the company’s headquarters in Poissy near Paris, France, February 20, 2022. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, June 2 (Reuters) – The Justice Department on Thursday charged the U.S. business of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles with criminal conspiracy......

U.S. Interior must weigh climate impacts of oil, gas leasing -settlement

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WASHINGTON, June 2 (Reuters) – The Biden administration must thoroughly analyze the climate impacts of oil and gas leasing on nearly 4 million acres (1.6 million hectares) of federal land in five states before drilling can take place, according to legal settlements reached late Wednesday. The requirement comes after Judge......

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