Louisiana News

    LCF in the News: Energizing Louisiana’s economy with clean fuels for a healthy future

    Originally posted by Samantha Morgan | January 20, 2021 | WAFB | Original Article BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Energy is life. The way we capture, store, and produce energy for our modern world is an expanding landscape that is as much dependent on new technology as it is a new way of thinking. ...

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    Massive $1.2B renewable diesel facility planned for Port of Greater Baton Rouge

    Originally posted by Stephanie Riegel | November 10, 2020 | Greater Baton Rouge Business Report | Original Article The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is poised to approve at a special meeting tonight an agreement that will pave the way for the development of one of the largest renewable ener...

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    John Bel Edwards to address first climate emissions reduction task force meeting on Monday

    Originally posted by Mark Schleifstein | November 8, 2020 | Nola.com | Original Article Gov. John Bel Edwards will address his new Climate Initiatives Task Force, which is supposed to come up with ways to reach a statewide “net zero” level of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, ...

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    LCF Member in the News: REG Plans Expansion of Geismar Renewable Diesel Plant

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | October 7, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article Renewable Energy Group Inc. (REG), a company that specializes in transforming renewable resources into clean fuels, says it plans to undertake a capacity expansion of its Geismar, La., biorefinery, from its current...

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    Louisiana greenhouse gas emissions reductions task force to develop plan in 12-18 months

    Originally posted by Mark Schleifstein | June 19, 2020 | The Advocate New Orleans | Original Article A new state task force has been given a deadline of 12 to 18 months to come up with a science-based comprehensive strategy to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in Louisiana, the majority of which...

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    West Baton Rouge home to one of the state's largest solar facilities, expected to service Entergy customers in September

    Originally posted by Breanna Smith | June 10, 2020 | The West Side Journal | Original Article West Baton Rouge welcomes a new type of farm off of Rosedale Road - a 560-acre solar farm by DEPCOM Power that is one of the state’s largest solar facilities. Entergy Louisiana will purchase out...

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    U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $130 Million in Grants for Nationwide Projects to Expand Advanced, Efficient Bus Technologies

    Modified from a news release from the FTA | June 2, 2020 The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $130 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of tr...

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    LCF Member in the News: Power project at Gulf oil port yields climate benefits, officials say

    Originally posted by Keith Magill | March 11, 2020 | Houma Today | Original Article Entergy has extended its power grid to serve ships docking at Port Fourchon so they no longer burn diesel while doing work at the Gulf of Mexico oilfield service hub.The Louisiana utility and Edison Chouest Offshore...

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    Entergy sees fast growth for electrification, renewable projects

    Originally posted by Matthew Bandyk | February 20, 2020 | Utility Dive | Original Article Dive Brief: Entergy Corp. plans to ramp up work in projects to reduce emissions in its utilities’ service territories – such as electrifying processes that currently run on fossil fuels ̵...

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    SWEPCO to Seek Regulatory Approval to Retire Dolet Hills Power Plant by End of 2026

    Originally posted as a SWEPCO News Release | January 9, 2020 | Original Article SHREVEPORT, La., Jan. 9, 2020 – As part of a settlement agreement in the recently concluded Arkansas rate review, Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, has agr...

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