VIDEO: Weekly USA energy news wrap up


Keep up to date with the latest power and smart energy developments in the USA.

The highlights in this week’s news items, provided courtesy of our American partner publications, include:

    • Offshore wind leader Orsted has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of Rhode Island based Deep Water Wind for $510 million
    • US President Donald Trump has named the defender of fossil fuel power generation, to fill a spot on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
    • Global growth of green finance is encouraging but global emissions is on track to exceed 2 degrees of warming, meaning even more investment in climate projects is needed by 2030, according to the Climate Bonds Initiative
    • German based innogy is stepping further into the world of artificial intelligence, innogy New Ventures has signed an agreement with BootstrapLabs specialising in AI, to unlock access to entrepreneurs and developers, as well as to implement more AI technology