Electricity

February 3, 2018

Trump Has a Big Decision to Make About Solar Energy

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled that President Trump will get to decide whether to slap sanctions on foreign solar panels.[1] This comes after the ITC …

January 7, 2018

Is Net Metering a Net Negative? A Look at Residential Solar

Introduction The United States is in the throes of an energy revolution, and with any revolution comes controversy. Technological advancements and production economies of scale have driven …

November 7, 2016

Seven Takeaways from the Most Recent World Energy Council Report

The World Energy Council—a global energy body accredited by the United Nations and made up of over 3,000 member organizations in 90 countries[1]—has released a report that …

October 31, 2016

Solar-Energy Companies Investigated Over Tax Incentives

The manner in which seven solar-energy companies — both foreign and domestically owned — use tax incentives paid out by the United States federal government has drawn …

October 25, 2016

Amazon Announces New Texas Wind Farm Project

Amazon recently announced the company’s largest renewable energy project to date, a new wind farm in Texas. The objectives are to realize Amazon’s goal and company-wide initiative …

May 8, 2016

Oncor’s Uncertain Future: A Critical Analysis of the Hunt Family’s Proposed Acquisition of Oncor Energy

On March 24th, the Texas Public Utility Commission approved a controversial proposal by the Ray L. Hunt family to purchase and restructure Oncor Energy, the state’s largest …