CNBC – "The mayor, local politicians and people in coal country are ready and excited about new jobs in the renewables industry. The entire community has been rallying behind the project because it will retrain and put miners back to work."
Department of Energy – The Department of Energy announced $40 million in awards for the establishment of four DOE Bioenergy Research Centers, which will provide the scientific breakthroughs for a new generation of sustainable, cost-effective bioproducts and bioenergy.
Williamson Daily News – By a thin margin, coal will be the top source for U.S. power generation in 2017, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's monthly Short Term Energy Outlook released Tuesday.
Citizen-Times / The Associated Press – Energy legislation on North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk presents him with a decision that could force him to choose between buttressing the state’s bright solar industry and nurturing its nascent wind power business.
CleanTechnica – The US decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord has been described as a major blow to the global carbon reduction effort. But a new report from argues the move could cause barely a ripple, in the face of the “seismic shift” in renewable energy economics.
BBC News – We will have to wait until the second half of the century for fusion reactors to start generating electricity. A new version of a European "road map" lays out the technological hurdles to be overcome if the processes powering the Sun are to be harnessed on Earth.
The New York Times – Over the past six years, rooftop solar panel installations have seen explosive growth — as much as 900 percent by one estimate. That growth has come to a shuddering stop this year, with a projected decline in new installations of 2 percent.