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Energy

Gas leaks spur worry that Russia-Europe pipeline was sabotaged

Amid a monthslong energy standoff over Russia's war in Ukraine, two arteries meant to bring Russian gas to the West are leaking into the Baltic Sea.

Caltech research on ‘smart grid’ explores how 100% green energy can meet growing demand

The transition to renewable energy creates a host of challenges, from keeping the grid stable, to storing electricity, to interactive management of demand.

French President Emmanuel Macron seeks ‘massive’ boost for renewable energy

Macron’s new strategy comes as a long-term response to the energy crisis, but it won’t help in dealing with shorter-term challenges.

Midwestern partnership backs hydrogen as clean energy source

Some environmentalists are skeptical because most commercially produced hydrogen in the U.S. comes from natural gas, which emits carbon dioxide and other greenhouse pollutants.

Money approved for states to build car-charging network

In practical terms, it means residents in some of those states could see more charging stations start popping up along major travel corridors as early as next summer.

Gov’t OKs nearly $190M in bids from offshore oil lease sale

Companies bid on about 2% of the tracts offered for sale in the Gulf of Mexico.

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