News Round-Up Jan. 30-Feb. 6

News Round-Up Jan. 30-Feb. 6

Houston Chronicle: Texas lost nearly 60,000 oil and gas jobs in 2020, trade group says Feb. 4 — Nearly 60,000 oil exploration and production jobs in Texas were lost in 2020, a staggering figure that underscores the deep industry wounds caused by the global...
News Round-Up Jan. 30-Feb. 6

News Round-Up Jan. 23-Jan. 29

Odessa American:Leeward Renewable Energy to Acquire Solar Development Platform from First Solar Jan. 26 — Through the agreement, CyrusOne will significantly reduce its CO2 emissions over the term of the contract. The purchase is equivalent to meeting 100% of the...
News Round-Up Jan. 30-Feb. 6

News Round-Up Jan. 16-Jan. 22

The Guardian: Electric vehicles close to ‘tipping point’ of mass adoption Jan. 22 — Sales increase 43% globally in 2020 as plunging battery costs mean the cars will soon be the cheapest vehicles to buy. — READ MORE Utility Dive: Biden moves to rejoin Paris...
News Round-Up Jan. 30-Feb. 6

NEWS ROUND-UP Jan. 1 -Jan. 8

Utility Dive:  Democrats to take Senate majority after Georgia victories. Here’s how it could impact the power sector. Jan. 7 — Democratic candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff defeated their respective Republican opponents in Georgia’s Senate...
News Round-Up Jan. 30-Feb. 6

NEWS ROUND-UP Dec. 7-Dec. 11

Houston Business Journal: ConnectGen plans expansion to Texas solar farm Dec. 10 — The company has already gotten tax incentives for the base project, and it’s looking to do the same for the expansion. — Houston Business Journal   Austin...