Trump's Coal Bailout Stalls; Brexit Looms Large for Energy


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This week: the White House abandons a plan to save coal plants. Did Trump read the IPCC’s latest report and have a change of heart? Turns out, the legally-flimsy effort caved under its own weight. We’ll explain.

Then, failing Brexit talks weigh heavily on energy companies in the UK. If a deal can’t be struck with the EU, what will happen to energy markets?

Finally, Illinois came out of nowhere with an ambitious community solar program. But it’s gone nowhere. What happened?

Recommended reading:

  • Politico: Rick Perry’s Coal Rescue Runs Aground at White House
  • Bloomberg: Report Debunking Trump’s Coal Plan Is Under Review, Administration Says
  • GTM: No-Deal Brexit Leaves Renewables Exposed
  • GTM: Inside the ‘Chaos’ Enveloping Illinois’ Distributed Solar Market

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