Babcock & Wilcox announced today that as a preferred technology supplier, it will partner with Kiewit Industrial to deliver Fidelis New Energy’s planned net-negative carbon impact biomass power plant at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The 200-megawatt electric plant will be the largest of its kind in the world.
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An effort to position Louisiana at the forefront of wind energy projects along the Gulf Coast gained significant momentum Tuesday when the Louisiana House of Representatives approved a bill that would provide larger leases for such investments.
Louisiana’s industry will benefit from low natural gas prices and rising demand for vehicles and homes and is well-positioned for the transition to a lower-carbon, more sustainable future, according to participants in a webinar hosted today by 10/12 Industry Report and Business Report. But their optimism was tempered by concerns about inflation and companies’ supply chains.
Bill by state legislator proposes expanding individual lease areas five-fold to accommodate wind projects, and allowing collection of royalties on power generation in the US Gulf
Louisiana will receive around $75 million for EV infrastructure, the Office of the Governor announced in February. The Office of the Governor noted that under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), Louisiana will receive around $75 million over the next five years for this EV infrastructure. $14.1 million of that will be allocated this fiscal year.
A Louisiana task force this week unanimously approved the state’s first-ever climate plan, setting the stage for efforts to slash greenhouse gas emissions from the state’s carbon-intensive energy industries.
The Louisiana Climate Action Plan includes 84 recommendations to help the state reach its goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions economywide by 2050. The recommendations were sent yesterday to Gov. John Bel Edwards (D), who created the task force in 2020 through an executive order.
Renewable Energy Group broke ground on its $950 million expansion project at its renewable diesel plant in Geismar, Louisiana.
The project expands the plants production from 90 million gallons of diesel per year to 340 million gallons. It also adds more than 60 permanent jobs while adding 500 temporary construction positions.
Louisiana is on the path toward reducing emissions to net zero by 2050 and the journey is one you will have a chance to weigh in on later this year. Louisiana’s Climate Initiatives Task Force was established last year after Gov. John Bel Edwards issued an executive order. It consists of state agency heads and leading scientists on climate change, who are spearheading a state-wide effort to reduce emissions of greenhouse gasses in all sectors.
Plans are in the works to build a renewable diesel plant in north Louisiana. The Louisiana Green Fuels project is a $700 million venture by Olathe, Kansas-based Strategic Biofuels LLC, a project development company.
Gov. John Bel Edwards has announced plans for Louisiana to join the U.S. Climate Alliance, which is a bipartisan group of Governors that have committed to state-led action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.