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.
The Hill – A Senate committee on Wednesday cleared three Trump administration nominees to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), sending them to the floor for consideration.
CleanTechnica – The US decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord has been described as a major blow to the global carbon reduction effort. But a new report from argues the move could cause barely a ripple, in the face of the “seismic shift” in renewable energy economics.
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.