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August 23, 2017

Grid operators take a stunning event in stride

Energywire – A cry of delight rose from dozens of spectators and from an engineering team tracking the impact of the first solar eclipse seen in the U.S. in 24 years. But from the standpoint of the overall North American grid, nothing much had really happened.

August 18, 2017

Energy: SciPol Weekly, August 12 – August 18

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, a cancelled geothermal plant in California; Christie and Trump sparring over offshore drilling; more about the Trump infrastructure plan; and efforts in North Carolina to protect solar industry.

August 18, 2017

Trump infrastructure push rolls back environmental rules

Reuters – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday rolled back rules regarding environmental reviews and restrictions on government-funded building projects in flood-prone areas as part of his proposal to spend $1 trillion to fix aging U.S. infrastructure.