Posts Tagged ‘Trump’

Trump administration takes aim at California desert protection plan

A desert tortoise sits in the middle of a road in the eastern Mojave Desert near Ivanpah. The Trump administration wants to reconsider a desert protection plan negotiated under the Obama administration that sought to steer energy development away from sensitive areas. View full post on Wind Power News

It’s 2018. Here’s What To Expect From Trump On ‘Energy Dominance’ This Year

President Donald Trump made “energy dominance” a key part of his economic growth strategy, a plan that includes cutting regulations and taxes seen as burdening industries. Federal agencies have already rolled back major energy regulations and, with the help of Congress, repealed others through the Congressional Review Act. View full post on Wind Power News

Solar and Wind Power Face Serious Threats From the Trump Administration

Less than a year into President Trump's time in office, clean energy developers face a slew of unanticipated threats from the White House and Republicans in Congress that could slow the industry's growth in ways unimaginable just a year ago. During Trump's presidential campaign, energy analysts were skeptical of his promise to preserve the coal […]

Despite Trump, American companies are still investing in renewable energy | John Abraham

Surveyed corporations stated that Trump’s election had no impact on their decision to buy renewable energy After the election of Donald Trump, many of us in the climate and energy fields were rightfully fearful. What would happen to international agreements to cut greenhouse gases? What would happen to funding for climate research? What would happen […]

Trump stances could affect cross-border energy trade

When President Donald Trump signed an executive order in April to impose a tariff on Canadian softwood lumber, the administration and its supporters heralded the move as an equalizing measure meant to bolster domestic timber production. For Trump, the tariff was the latest move meant to build on his “America First” campaign platform. View full […]

Pittsburgh and Paris join over 200 cities and states rejecting Trump on climate | Dana Nuccitelli

Local and international efforts might be enough to limit the damage Trump’s scorched Earth approach I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris So said Donald Trump in a speech justifying his irrational, historically irresponsible decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris international climate treaty. Of course, 75% of Pittsburgh […]

States scramble to salvage climate crusade abandoned by Trump

Gregory Wetstone, left, Randy Hoyle and Kevin Martin of Terra-Gen Power at the Alta East wind energy project in California's Tehachapi Mountains. Gregory Wetstone, left, Randy Hoyle and Kevin Martin of Terra-Gen Power at the Alta East wind energy project in California's Tehachapi Mountains. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Power Juggernaut Really doing for 100K Workers what Trump only Promised

Big news on the wind power front. First, it has emerged in the US as the number one renewable energy source , generating more electricity than hydro-electric for the first time. View full post on Wind Power News

Home of World’s Biggest Wind Turbine Maker Bypasses Trump Sphere

Denmark's minister in charge of energy policy plans to head to the U.S. this year to talk to state representatives in an effort to promote wind energy despite open declarations of hostility toward the technology from President Donald Trump. Lars Christian Lilleholt, energy minister in Denmark's minority center-right coalition led by Prime Minister Lars Lokke […]

Unfazed by Trump, Innogy sticks with U.S. wind expansion plans

“We are not in waiting mode in the United States. We are relatively advanced,” Peter Terium told journalists at the annual Handelsblatt energy conference. View full post on Wind Power News