Environmental Politics

"Trump Budget Risks Harm to U.S. Energy Future: 7 Former DOE Officials

"Seven former heads of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy — from both Republican and Democratic administrations—teamed up on Thursday to warn Congress that the Trump administration's budget could do 'serious harm' to America's energy future."

Source: InsideClimate News, 06/09/2017

Solar Firms Plan To Return To Nevada After New Law Restores Incentives

"Some of Nevada's largest solar installation companies plan to resume doing business in the state. For the past year-and-a-half Tesla (formerly SolarCity) and Sunrun stopped seeking new customers in this sunny part of the country because the state's Public Utilities Commission chose to phase out incentives for homeowners who install rooftop solar panels. Now, Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval plans to sign into law a bill that brings back 'net metering.'"

Source: NPR, 06/09/2017


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