DOE launches initiative to find coronavirus breakthrough
Researchers seeking therapies and vaccines against the new coronavirus will get priority access to supercomputers at Department of Energy national laboratories and at IBM to find shortcuts to solutions, DOE Undersecretary for Science Paul Dabbar said yesterday.
Clean energy jobs surged in 2019 — before the coronavirus
An annual survey of U.S. energy employment issued today reported continued gains in clean energy jobs for 2019, just as the nation's economy headed into a free fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal study warns of solar storm threat to U.S. grid
A massive solar superstorm would create "high hazard" threats to electric power grids in four regions of the United States, according to a three-year investigation by the U.S. Geological Survey.
PG&E inks deal with governor, opening path out of bankruptcy
The COVID-19 pandemic and the approach of court deadlines evidently helped push Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) into agreement on the besieged utility's future, after months of contentious negotiations.
CCS map outlines path for 26 states
A group of 16 central and Western states are hoping to expand their numbers as a regional force in promoting the capture and underground containment of CO2 emissions from fossil fuel power plants and industries.