Ex-White House aide comes onboard in political shuffle
A former staffer at the White House National Security Council is now working at the Department of Energy — part of a flurry of recent hires and internal job shifts announced yesterday across the agency, according to an email obtained by E&E News.
Former Trump, Roy Moore aide picked for top renewables job
The Energy Department has tapped a Trump administration speechwriter and former Republican campaign aide to serve as acting chief of staff in its renewable and energy efficiency office, according to an email obtained by E&E News.
CCS company, city ink deal to keep N.M. coal plant open
A company aiming to retrofit the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station in New Mexico with carbon capture technology signed a deal Friday with the city of Farmington to try to keep the facility open beyond its planned 2022 retirement date.
Musk: Tesla to manufacture 1,000 solar roofs a week
Elon Musk announced on Twitter this week that he's setting a manufacturing target of 1,000 solar roofs a week by the end of the year, raising questions about whether the Tesla Inc. CEO violated a deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
World's largest trap for airborne CO2 planned for West Texas
A subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corp. is teaming up with a Canadian company to design the world's largest plant to remove carbon dioxide from the air.