Soon 340 families in Baton Rouge could benefit from new jobs created in phase one of a $1.25 billion capital investment by Fidelis Infrastructure and Grön Fuels to build the world’s largest renewable diesel fuel project at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge in Louisiana. But that’s just the start. In total, this $9.2 billion… Read More.
Many conversations center on increasing the availability and convenience of biofuel and electric-powered vehicles to reduce our dependence on conventional fossil fuel. Yet another way families can become involved in this initiative is to decrease their usage of other petroleum-based products at home. During the 20th century, using petroleum-based derivatives in products gained popularity for… Read More.
As electric vehicles (EVs) continue to grow in popularity, utilities and community planners are increasingly focused on building resilient energy systems that can support the added electrical load from EV charging. But forecasting the best ways to adapt to increased EV charging can be a difficult task. Planners need to consider when consumers charge, how… Read More.
All that talk about wind energy isn’t just a bunch of hot air. According to the US Energy Information Administration, wind energy was responsible for about 42% of all renewable electricity generated in 2019, which equals 7% of all electricity generated that year. Continued growth is on the horizon due to low energy production costs… Read More.
After decades of relying on petroleum for the bulk of our transportation needs, it may be easy to conclude that alternative energy solutions are new innovations recently invented as the world places more focus on clean air and conserving natural resources. However, that is not the case. Henry Ford grew up on a farm in… Read More.