Written by Kathiann M. Kowalski, Midwest Energy News
The Trump administration’s shifts in energy and environmental policy likely won’t change the downward trajectory of America’s coal sector, industry experts reported at a panel in Cleveland this week. The program at Case Western Reserve University delved into reasons why the United States’ coal industry has declined and the impacts of legal developments over the last quarter of a century. Click here to continue reading.
Photo: The General James M. Gavin coal plant in southeast Ohio.
ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
- NRDC Report: Clean Energy Revolution Shatters Records & Projections. The Natural Resources Defense Council’s fifth annual energy report, America’s Clean Energy Revolution, confirms the massive shifts in the nation’s energy landscape, dominated by clean energy progress, both with records shattered in the past year and a half and from what the U.S. Energy Information (EIA) projected a decade earlier.
- EIA Report Shows Strong Growth in Renewables, Renewable Energy Magazine
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- What’s in a name? DONG Energy is changing its name to reflect its shift from a black to a green energy company, Innovators Magazine
- More wind turbines are set to sprout on rural Northwest Iowa farmland in the coming years, Sioux City Journal
- Farm Bill conservation coalition comes to a consensus, Farm Forum
- Energy storage good option for frequency response, group says: The technology could find expanded uses if federal regulators agree with the Energy Storage Association, Utility Dive
- AWEA: Wind power competitive on reliability & resilience, Windpower Engineering Development
- Trump’s Threats Against Wind Energy Are Empty So Far, Industry Giant Says, Bloomberg News
- Wind energy a key to Canada’s energy transition, Windpower Engineering Development
- Wind energy jobs, cash could boost Alberta’s economy, National Observer
- Rebuilding After the Hurricanes: These Solar Homes Use Almost No Energy, Inside Climate News
- Tesla Sends Powerwalls to Puerto Rico, Renewable Energy World