January 1 Energy News



¶ “New GOP Tax Bill Is A Huge Win For Oil & Gas Companies” • Trump’s allies in the GOP Congress gave an incredible end-of-the-year gift to energy companies, especially to fossil fuel companies. Critics say it will lessen renewable energy at the expense of the environment by unleashing further fossil fuel exploration. [ETF Daily News]

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¶ “Trump Or No Trump, “Capitalist Tool” Shares Love For Renewables, Lumps For Coal & Natural Gas” • Renewables are making big moves into US electricity generation, and Forbes, the self-described “capitalist tool,” is not shy about toting up the damages. One piece describes how solar is gunning for both coal and natural gas. [CleanTechnica]

¶ “How Alberta achieved Canada’s lowest renewable-electricity prices” • Alberta has the lowest priced renewable electricity in Canada, according to Premier Rachel Notley. The province achieved rock-bottom prices by establishing a competitive auction…

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