CARBON CAPTURE: At least 60% of carbon captured annually fossil fuel plants around the U.S. is used to extract more oil through so-called “enhanced oil recovery.” (Washington Post)

ALSO: An oil company is building a billion-dollar complex to capture and store carbon emissions in Texas despite its failure on a previous project that was quietly sold last year for a fraction of its build cost. (Bloomberg)


JOBS: The U.S. Energy Department touts the growth of energy and clean energy jobs in every state last year as part of its annual jobs report, and credits the Inflation Reduction Act for the growth. (Utility Dive)

FINANCE: Federal banking regulators unveil new regulations aimed at pressing banks to incentivize climate mitigation projects in redlined communities and further disclose and address their climate-related risks. (E&E News)


HYDROGEN: Although Pennsylvania officials are cheering on two new hydrogen hubs set to be developed in the state, environmentalists caution that few details have emerged to prove these will be “green” projects. (Spotlight PA)


  • New York announces 6.4 GW worth of new renewable energy projects, including three offshore wind farms and almost two dozen solar and hydroelectric facilities, capable of providing up to 12% of the state’s power demand. (E&E News, Gothamist, news release)
  • California advocates say a proposal to prohibit residents of multi-meter properties from consuming their own rooftop solar production would be a “blatant seizure of property.” (PV Magazine)


  • A rise in the number of efficient cars and electric models on the roads has eaten into U.S. gasoline demand, which still hasn’t recovered from to its pre-pandemic high. (Washington Post)
  • A Wisconsin-based trucking and logistics company operates one of the largest electric vehicle fleets in the country as it seeks to cut carbon emissions per mile. (Press Gazette)

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Kathryn brings her extensive editorial background to the Energy News Network team, where she oversees the early-morning production of ENN’s five email digest newsletters as well as distribution of ENN’s original journalism with other media outlets. From documenting chronic illness’ effect on college students to following the inner workings of Congress, Kathryn has built a broad experience in her more than five years working at major publications including The Week Magazine. Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Science in magazine journalism and information management and technology from Syracuse University.