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Election 2020: For DOE, staffing, renewables spending, transparency at stake Nov. 3, analysts say

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A Biden administration could refocus the U.S. Department of Energy on clean energy, transparency and environmental justice. Under Trump, expect more of the same push for deregulation. 

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Election 2020: For DOE, staffing, renewables spending, transparency at stake Nov. 3, analysts say

Election 2020: For DOE, staffing, renewables spending, transparency at stake Nov. 3, analysts say

A Biden administration could refocus the U.S. Department of Energy on clean energy, transparency and environmental justice. Under Trump, expect more of the same push for deregulation. 

Big hurdle for Biden's energy plan: Trump staff cuts

Big hurdle for Biden's energy plan: Trump staff cuts

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's plan to tackle climate change includes a push to produce carbon-free energy by 2035 — a challenge that could make the Department of Energy the ...

How Rick Perry bucked Congress's clean energy mandate

How Rick Perry bucked Congress's clean energy mandate

The Energy Department under Rick Perry delayed clean energy grants, slow-walked hiring and left staffing levels in the clean energy programs far below what they were at the end of the Obama ...

Who Killed the Supergrid?

Who Killed the Supergrid?

How Trump appointees short-circuited U.S. grid modernization to help the coal industry

Trump Escalates War On Renewables, Slashes DOE Budget By 70%

Trump Escalates War On Renewables, Slashes DOE Budget By 70%

The proposed federal budget for next year will slash funding for the DOE office of energy efficiency and renewable energy by 70% as it tries to find money to build a 30' high wall across ...

Trump appointees short-circuited grid modernization to help the coal industry

Trump appointees short-circuited grid modernization to help the coal industry

In 2018, Trump appointees short-circuited U.S. grid modernization to help the coal industry by suppressing the Interconnections Seam Study. The study showed that a “supergrid” capable of ...

DOE Program’s $3.7 Billion Loan Highlights Lack of Action on Other $40 Billion It Holds

DOE Program’s $3.7 Billion Loan Highlights Lack of Action on Other $40 Billion It Holds

The slowness to act comes at a time when the administration and Congress want the United States to remain competitive in energy innovation and when energy companies are said to have a ...

States, NGOs sue DOE for reversing lightbulb standards as global energy efficiency progress stalls

States, NGOs sue DOE for reversing lightbulb standards as global energy efficiency progress stalls

By reversing the 2017 expansion of lightbulb standards, the Trump administration is blocking electricity savings that would be the equivalent of the output of 25 large power plants per ...

Aggressive push to 100% renewable energy could save Americans billions – study

Aggressive push to 100% renewable energy could save Americans billions – study

As much as $321bn could be saved with complete switch to clean energy sources, Rewiring America analysis finds

In Illinois energy bill negotiations, equity is taking center stage

In Illinois energy bill negotiations, equity is taking center stage

All three major coalitions pushing for new clean energy legislation are touting social justice as a priority but vary on their approaches and accountability.

The coronavirus stimulus will inject trillions into the economy. Here’s how it could also help the planet.

The coronavirus stimulus will inject trillions into the economy. Here’s how it could also help the planet.

Grist spoke to experts in finance, policy, and grassroots activism to assemble a climate wishlist for an economic stimulus.

Inside Clean Energy: The Case for Optimism

Inside Clean Energy: The Case for Optimism

Welcome to Inside Clean Energy, InsideClimate News's weekly bulletin of news and analysis about the energy transition, by Dan Gearino. Considering all these indicators, a transition to ...

NRDC says Congress must update DOE clean energy directives to mitigate climate crisis

NRDC says Congress must update DOE clean energy directives to mitigate climate crisis

Congress should update its nearly 15-year-old directives to the Department of Energy (DOE) to ensure the United States responds to the urgency of the

Senate energy chair bullish on prospects for 'refreshed' energy bill

Senate energy chair bullish on prospects for 'refreshed' energy bill

Murkowksi seeks quick action on FERC nom, cites 'backlog' 'More optimistic than ever' on nuclear waste action Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Lisa Murkowski, Republican Alaska, ...

Biden’s clean energy plan aims at job creation

Biden’s clean energy plan aims at job creation

As the US faces economic crisis, the Democratic presidential challenger sees opportunities for stimulus in the energy transition

Fact check: A list of Trump's general false claims from March 16 through May 3

Fact check: A list of Trump's general false claims from March 16 through May 3

Here is part two of our fact-checked list of President Donald Trump's false claims for the seven weeks running from March 16 through May 3.