The Daily Signal – Conservative groups have asked lawmakers on the House Appropriations Committee to eliminate a solar subsidy program worth $270 million.
CNBC – President Donald Trump on Friday instructed his Cabinet officials to take actions that will potentially open new areas of federally administered waters to energy development.
Utility Dive – Mercedes-Benz is trying to leverage its position as a maker of electric vehicles to create a market for its batteries in the residential market.
The Hill – Energy Secretary Rick Perry is counseling President Trump to stay in the Paris climate change agreement but renegotiate its terms.
Fortune – The controversial Dakota Access Pipeline will begin interstate crude oil delivery on May 14 , according to a filing with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Science Alert – Environmentalists say their "worst fears" have been confirmed, with the company behind the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline getting caught producing two major spills in its latest project, just one month after construction started.
The Hill – A House committee will kick up a smoldering, years-long fight over a controversial nuclear waste storage facility next week
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – Vast amounts of energy are wasted every year in the form of heat. A new project led by the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab seeks to efficiently capture that heat and convert it to electricity.
Purdue University – A new material has been shown to have the capability to double the efficiency of solar cells by researchers at Purdue University and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.