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March 29, 2017
President Trump’s long anticipated executive order advising the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw parts of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) has left clean energy advocates unabashed, despite critics viewing the order as a total wipe out of Obama’s climate action legacy.
January 20, 2017
As Donald Trump officially becomes the 45th president of the United States today, the solar industry remains quietly confident that any momentum gained so far will continue, even under the fossil-fuel promoting, climate change-denying Republican.
January 12, 2017
As his White House term draws to a close, president Barack Obama has argued that the momentum of wind and solar is “irreversible”, in a last-ditch attempt to tout clean energy.
January 10, 2017
A memo written by president-elect Donald Trump’s transition team entitled ‘What to expect from the Trump Administration’ reveals the future energy plans of the US, which amount to a “fossil fuel industry wish list”, according to industry watchdog the Centre of media and Democracy (CMD).
December 19, 2016
A 24-state coalition led by West Virginia attorney general Patrick Morrisey and Texas attorney general Ken Paxton has penned a letter asking president-elect Donald Trump to withdraw the Clean Power Plan.
November 22, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has confirmed his intentions to cancel the Clean Power Plan, in a video message outlining his plans for when he takes office in January.
November 15, 2016
The Obama administration is continuing a last-ditch push for renewables in the announcement of international clean energy funding and initiatives in a host of new incentives and international agreements that don’t require Congress’ consent.
November 11, 2016
The outgoing Obama administration made a push for renewables by passing a regulation by the Interior Department that could boost wind and solar projects built on public lands in California, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah.
November 10, 2016
When renewables-novice and coal champion Donald Trump won the US presidential election yesterday, the global energy industry gawked in horror. Initial review of the Republican billionaire’s energy plans might leave the impression that the progress clean energy sources have achieved so far will be undone. A deeper look into Trump’s energy policy under adviser Kevin Cramer reveals a siege on existing regulation and a roll-back on spending.
November 9, 2016
In a shock victory that took the world by surprise, Donald Trump was elected 45th president of the United States, leaving uncertainty to loom large over the US energy industry.

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