Energy News Network – A promising technology under development at The Ohio State University converts fossil fuels into electricity without emitting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. This method could represent a breakthrough for “clean coal.”
Reuters – The U.S. Department of Energy on Friday withdrew from a 2016 agreement to partner with a private developer on a more than 700-mile transmission line that would have delivered wind power from blustery Oklahoma to Tennessee and beyond.
The Press of Atlantic City – Bipartisan legislation to ban offshore drilling in state waters and to prohibit infrastructure there from supporting drilling in federal waters off New Jersey, was approved 37-0 on Monday by the state Senate.
Ars Technica – Last week's ARPA-E summit was full of big ideas about the future of energy, and nowhere was that more evident than on the summit's show floor. Dozens of academic institutions and companies set up booths to show off what they had been working on with their grant money.
Utility Dive – Domestic energy programs were targets for some of the steepest cuts in Trump's budget proposal. The omnibus spending bill turns that proposal on its head, increasing funds for a number of offices Trump proposed to cut.