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Obama Administration Rolls Out Series Of New Clean Energy Initiatives

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 14, 2016

Before leaving office, the Obama administration gives one more push to promote a clean energy economy and continue the global transition to zero- and low-carbon energy sources.

North American Leaders Pledge 50 Percent Clean Energy By 2025

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 29, 2016

Obama, Trudeau and Nieto have united for a common goal of furthering the Paris Agreement and achieving 50% clean power generation in the continent by 2025.

Clean Energy Deployment Highlighted In New U.S., Canada Agreement

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 11, 2016

Through an agreement from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama, the two countries will work together to implement the Paris Agreement, which includes combating climate change through the deployment of renewable energy. According to a statement [Read More]

How Did Obama’s Recovery Act Transform America’s Energy System?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 29, 2016

President Barack Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, the largest single investment in clean energy in history, has provided more than $90 billion in strategic clean energy investments and tax incentives to promote job creation and the [Read More]

Supreme Court Rules Against Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on February 10, 2016

A stay on the implementation of President Barack Obama’s landmark – and controversial – climate change plan has been issued.

Court Denies Petitioners’ Plea To Halt The Clean Power Plan

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on January 22, 2016

On Thursday, a federal court handed renewable energy stakeholders, environmentalists and the Obama administration a victory: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied a request to halt the implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean [Read More]