Appropriators agree to cut renewables, efficiency, ARPA-E
A House appropriations subcommittee advanced a $37.5 billion energy and water bill that would slash funding for renewable and efficiency programs and eliminate the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.
Perry says he 'can be convinced' emissions drive warming
Energy Secretary Rick Perry reiterated his belief this afternoon that carbon dioxide is not the primary driver of climate change and said coal and nuclear power shouldn't be "strangled by government regulations."
Energy Storage Association picks CEO
Kelly Speakes-Backman is joining the Energy Storage Association as its first-ever CEO.
House bill would slash key DOE programs
Department of Energy research and renewable energy programs would see a major funding reduction under the fiscal 2018 House energy-water appropriations bill released today, while the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) would be eliminated entirely.
Perry was wrong about grid reliability — NRDC
Traditional "baseload" power plants often are not necessary to power the grid reliably, according to a study released this morning that was commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council.