rick perry

November 8, 2019
Low-cost perovskite, cadmium telluride cells, PV field factories and grid integration of solar-plus-storage among research schemes bagging US$128m DoE funds after import barriers were tightened.
August 24, 2017
The final US Department of Energy (DoE) report into the impact of renewables on the grid has tempered its backing for solar and wind compared to an earlier, leaked draft.
July 18, 2017
The deployment of renewables does not have a negative impact on the grid, according to a draft of the report commissioned by US energy secretary Rick Perry.
June 20, 2017
In the wake of Rick Perry’s Department of Energy investigation into the effect of renewable energy integration on the grid, two clean energy lobbyist groups have released similar analysis.
May 31, 2017
President Trump has elected to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement, according to White House officials.
May 19, 2017
As the Department of Energy's draft 2018 budget leaks revealing cuts to renewable spending, the industry questions Rick Perry's grid study.
April 20, 2017
After new Secretary of Energy Rick Perry sent a memo to his chief of staff authoring a 60-day review of the grid to investigate how certain federal subsidies boost one form of energy at the expense of certain base load energies such as nuclear and coal, many industry observers believed him to be attacking renewable energy, but the SEIA claims this is not the case.
March 3, 2017
Former Texas governor Rick Perry was confirmed as the new Department of Energy Secretary yesterday in a 62-37 vote by the Senate.
January 20, 2017
Former Texas governor Rick Perry, secretary of energy nominee to head the very department he suggested should be scrapped, said in his Senate confirmation hearing yesterday that he regretted making that recommendation.
December 16, 2016
President-elect Trump has selected several of his cabinet members already, with the common theme being a shared climate scepticism and a kindred affinity for fossil fuels. The energy industry has reacted, with some despairing and others cautiously optimistic.

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