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Leaked DOE report shows grid coping well with more wind

Leaked DOE report shows grid coping well with more wind

UNITED STATES: Variable renewable resources are not a reliability risk for America's electricity grid, according to a leaked preliminary draft of a closely watched report for the US Department of Energy (DOE).

Pulling out of Paris is an empty gesture

Pulling out of Paris is an empty gesture

UNITED STATES: Following Donald Trump's announcement that he was taking America out of the Paris climate agreement, US states, cities and companies have lined up to pledge their continued support for it, while analysts disagree on what the country's exit actually means.

Pioneering state takes on Trump over climate

Pioneering state takes on Trump over climate

UNITED STATES: California has introduced a bill requiring 100% of electricity to be sourced from renewables by 2045, putting the state at loggerheads with the pro-fossil-fuel federal government.

Cheap power, brutal competition

Cheap power, brutal competition

UNITED STATES: With low gas prices pushing down wholesale prices, developers are finding utilities are keener to buy wind farms than the power they generate.


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