Tag: Center for American Progress

Of all the assertions made by parties on both sides of the heightening debate about China’s subsidies of its solar panel manufacturing companies one reality should be more clear with each passing day: At the heart of the race for solar manufacturing leadership are the shortcomings of  energy policies that could  help consumers invest more…

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With the absence of an energy discussion in this year’s presidential race, one might think the U.S. faces few, if any, substantive energy problems, or opportunities for that matter. Most energy experts agree that is not the case. Yet what constitutes a problem or an opportunity, is subject to interpretation. Rising gasoline prices, heightening unrest…

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Given the widening divide between proponents and opponents of a bonafide national renewable electricity standard / requirement, a discussion is expanding about roles for a “clean energy standard,” or CES. This trek is fraught with gamesmanship that could sully the definition of what is “clean” and what isn’t. But maybe this is moot now. A…

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