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.
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.
In a manual directly aimed at policy makers, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has sought to debunk various myths about integrating wind and solar to the grid, while also providing solutions to bona fide problems that can arise.
The Governors’ Wind and Solar Energy Coalition (GWSEC), a 20-member bipartisan group, has written a letter to president Trump, urging him to support renewable energy as it is critical to economic growth.
Investment confidence has rebounded in utility-scale Australian renewables with more than 20 projects under or about to start construction this year, according to analysis from the Clean Energy Council (CEC).