The Washington Post – Transnational engineering giant Siemens is taking aggressive steps to expand into the alternative energy market through a new partnership with AES, an Arlington-based power company that operates in 17 countries.
The New York Times – Over the past six years, rooftop solar panel installations have seen explosive growth — as much as 900 percent by one estimate. That growth has come to a shuddering stop this year, with a projected decline in new installations of 2 percent.
Business Insider – A new report shows that the US government provided about $6 billion annually in financial support to the oil, gas, and coal industries between 2013 and 2015. That's over four times the amount that went to clean energy, which received $1.3 billion.
The Tribune – A major wind power project aims to capture the Central Coast’s wind and turn it into electricity. Trident Winds proposes to build a wind farm of 60 to 100 turbines off the coast, from Cayucos to north of Piedras Blancas.
Nuclear Energy Institute – The White House used its declaration of this week as “Energy Week” to highlight its energy priorities in several venues. The administration’s main theme is asserting the United States’ “global energy dominance.”