CNN – As the Trump administration yanks the U.S. out of the Paris climate change agreement, claiming it will hurt the American economy, Beijing isinvesting hundreds of billions of dollars and creating millions of jobs in clean power.
CNBC – "The mayor, local politicians and people in coal country are ready and excited about new jobs in the renewables industry. The entire community has been rallying behind the project because it will retrain and put miners back to work."
Department of Energy – The Department of Energy announced $40 million in awards for the establishment of four DOE Bioenergy Research Centers, which will provide the scientific breakthroughs for a new generation of sustainable, cost-effective bioproducts and bioenergy.
Williamson Daily News – By a thin margin, coal will be the top source for U.S. power generation in 2017, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's monthly Short Term Energy Outlook released Tuesday.
Citizen-Times / The Associated Press – Energy legislation on North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk presents him with a decision that could force him to choose between buttressing the state’s bright solar industry and nurturing its nascent wind power business.