The Trump Administration released today what is known as the “skinny” budget because of the lack of specifics, and, while this is more of a political statement than a political reality, it is clear that any program remotely related to climate or clean energy is recommended for the chopping block. Climate programs like the Global […]
Greentech Media: Treasury Nominee Backs Existing Phaseout of the Wind Energy Tax Credit
Originally published in Greentech Media here. Treasury Nominee Backs Existing Phaseout of the Wind Energy Tax Credit Is there hope for the solar tax credit too? by Julia Pyper January 24, 2017 Amid the flurry of news leading up to the inauguration of President Trump, Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin said last week that he […]
Reuters: Solar, wind industries hope years courting Republicans pays off under Trump
Article originally published on Reuters here. By Nichola Groom | LOS ANGELES U.S. wind and solar companies for the first time gave more money to Republicans than Democrats during the 2016 election cycle, according to federal campaign disclosures, part of a years-long effort to expand renewable energy’s appeal beyond liberal environmentalists. The industry is now […]
What Do the Results of the 2016 Election Mean For Clean Energy in DC?
The results of this week’s election are certainly a surprise and will impact the focus and direction of policymakers moving forward. As we look ahead, historically, Congress is most active when one party controls the House of Representatives, Senate and White House. We expect 2017 to follow this trend, particularly because Republicans campaigned, in part, […]