** Devon Energy Corp. announced that management will present at the BofA Securities Global Energy Conference at 4:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. The presentation will be available to the public via webcast and will include forward-looking information. A link to the webcast will be accessible from Devon’s home page at www.devonenergy.com on the date of the event.
** North American pipeline giant Enbridge announced plans to get its operations to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid century, joining a growing list of pipeline and energy companies pledging to to address their role in climate change.
** Priority Power Management, LLC , an independent energy management services and consulting firm, announced the acquisition of Texas Power Consultants, LLC headquartered in Tyler, Texas. TPC offers energy advisory and consulting services to electric retail customers in East Texas and beyond.
** Peabody Energy reports another quarter with multimillion-dollar losses and warns it may consider bankruptcy for the second time in five years, according to a report by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
** A report states that New York and 14 other states sued the Energy Department for its failure to update efficiency standards for industrial equipment and appliances.
** The Chattanoogan reports Google’s data centers in Alabama and Tennessee will be powered by a 100 MW Tennessee solar farm built by Florida-based Origis Energy and facilitated by the Tennessee Valley Authority.
** The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports a federal appeals court freezes construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline across 1,000 waterways in Virginia and West Virginia as it considers whether to overturn the pipeline’s federal permit for stream and river crossings.
** Federal regulators give the cancelled Atlantic Coast Pipeline 60 days to file a plan for how it will dispose of construction sites and restore disturbed areas along its 600-mile route.
** The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee might vote next week on whether to advance two nominees to FERC…Democrat Allison Clements and Republican Mark Christie.
** General Motors says it will hire 3,000 new workers to be focused on software development for the research, development and deployment of electric vehicles. The hiring is expected through the first quarter of 2021.