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Master Limited Partnerships Bill Re-Emerges

Lawmakers have reintroduced a bipartisan, bicameral bill that would give clean energy projects access to a tax advantage currently available for fossil...

Feds Announce Tariff Exemption For Bifacial Solar Panels

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced a major update in the Section 201 trade ruling: a new tariff exemption for...
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Feds Seek Public Input On Gemini Solar Project

The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released a draft analyzing the environmental impacts of the proposed...

House Committee Boosts DOE Budget In Draft Funding Bill

The House Appropriations Committee has unveiled draft funding bills that seek higher clean energy-related budgets than requested by President Donald Trump.

IEEFA: Solar Tax Credit Extension Critical For Coalfield, Tribal Communities

The federal solar tax credit should be extended by at least four years in coalfield areas, such as the ones around the...

EnergySage: U.S.-Made Panels Falling In Popularity Under Solar Tariffs

Despite tariffs implemented by the Trump administration, American-made solar panels are decreasing in popularity, according to the latest EnergySage Solar Marketplace Intel...

U.S. Launches Solar Trade Investigation Following Hanwha Complaints

Citing a complaint from Hanwha Q CELLS, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has announced a new trade investigation focused on certain...

Solar, Wind Groups Support Storage Tax Credit Proposal

U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., has proposed a bill that would create an investment tax credit (ITC) for energy storage systems.

U.S. Enters ‘Coal Cost Crossover’ Thanks To Falling Solar, Wind Costs

According to new research, the U.S. has entered a “coal cost crossover,” meaning the majority of existing coal plants are increasingly more...

Following ‘Growing Pains’ In 2018, U.S. Solar Poised For Rebound

For the third year in a row, the U.S. solar industry installed double-digit gigawatts of solar photovoltaic capacity, according to a newly...