The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued orders imposing minimum bid prices on subsidized renewable energy resources in New York’s energy capacity market, increasing competition for power suppliers.
Senate Democrats who passed Senate Bill 3150 which would impose a $40 per metric ton tax on of carbon dioxide emissions beginning in 2021, incrementally increasing the tax rate in stages to reach a price of $80 per metric ton by 2030.
In the first several weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, the media alternated between providing information on the scope and possible dreadful consequences of the contagion and vilifying President Trump over his supposed failures in managing the pandemic.
Green Deal proposals are springing up around the world. The core concept is zero CO2 emissions via decarbonization. The proponents of these Green Deals deliberately avoid cost estimates because the costs are horrendous.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) is proposing continued and expanded federal support for electric vehicle manufacturers and purchasers in a bill that would dedicate $2 billion annually for development and adoption of plug-in cars.
The N.Y. Public Service Commission ordered the State Energy Research and Development Authority to offer new financial options beyond traditional fixed-price contracts when soliciting bids to build renewable energy projects.