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Trump Reverses Energy Climate Policy

On March 28, President Trump issued an executive order aimed at redirecting America’s energy and climate policies away from fighting carbon emissions to a focus on a “new era in American energy” where affordable, domestic energy is at a premium. President Trump invited a group of coal miners down to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency […]

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Tech Companies Seek Grid Data

On December 20, technology companies and trade groups working in the energy business issued a white paper calling on utility companies to share data. The companies and trade groups included TechNet, SolarCity, SunRun, UtilityAPI, and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. They say that traditional grid processes must be “reimagined” to deal with the growth in innovations […]

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Solar Industry Breaks Records

According to the Solar Energy Industry Association’s latest report, the U.S. solar industry just completed its biggest quarter of all time. This is on the end of a long-upward trajectory from a negligible amount in the first quarter of 2010 to 4,143 megawatts of installed photovoltaic systems in the third quarter of 2016.   The report […]