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In March 2017, I testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on how federal tax credits for renewable energy have been a key driver for the recent growth in the US wind and solar industries, creating new jobs,...
The Senate is set to vote any moment on a tax reform plan that could threaten our country’s progress in renewable energy. Right now, a new wind turbine is put in the ground every 2.5 hours. That means factory and...
Until recently, the renewable energy industry had been hopeful that the Senate’s tax cut bill would leave in place existing incentives for wind power. The House’s version of the tax cut bill makes changes in the calculation of the PTC that...
China and India are two of the largest economies in the world and their economic development has primarily been fuelled by coal. China burns out the most coal in the world with its consumption level at 49% and its...
India’s major renewable energy push could be as much about poverty reduction and job creation as it is about energy security and climate change. The Narendra Modi government aims to install 175 gigawatts (GW, 1 GW = 1,000 megawatts) of...
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf greeted government officials and Elizabethtown College students and faculty at the College’s solar field to sign House Bill 118, which encourages Pennsylvanians to produce and use their own efficient energy sources. House Bill 118 was signed...
The demand for renewable energy is growing quickly throughout Sub-Sahara Africa. Several African countries are looking to embrace clean power for the economic benefits that it offers. This demand is expected to have a significant impact on the renewable...
Fighting climate change isn’t easy in a country where your president doesn’t even believe that it's real. But in Philadelphia, like-minded and environmentally-conscious officials and activists are working together to ensure that the carbon emissions reductions called for under the...
Last week, Wolf signed into law changes to the state’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards, which since 2005 have required an increasing percentage of electricity used in Pennsylvania to be produced from alternative energy sources such as solar, wind, hydro,...
President Trump’s energy agenda is under attack in his push to help coal, nuclear power, and renewable fuels. It's not surprising that opposition comes from the Left, but it's also coming from the president's most ardent supporters in the...
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