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Twenty U.S. Senators Push For Solar ITC Extension

Twenty Democratic U.S. senators are urging Senate leaders to support an extension of solar energy tax credits.In...

NRDC Analyzes Clean Power Plan Replacement: ‘A Do-Nothing Dirty Power Plan’

The Trump Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP), the key Obama administration initiative to...

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.