Green Energy Declines as Cheap Fossil Energy Floods Market

After several years of strong growth, the renewable energy market is showing signs of slowing down, as the United States revels in cheaper electricity from natural gas. And the slowdown is causing ripples of change across the nation, with some state utility commissions drastically cutting the contract lengths of green energy companies.

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Judge Delays Ruling on Trump’s Fossil-Fuel Favors, Fearing Mootness

A federal judge said Tuesday that the Trump administration improperly delayed a rule to boost state royalties for oil, gas and coal extracted on public lands, but she declined to issue a ruling because an impending repeal might moot the case.

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Energy Dept. Biased Toward Fossil Fuels in Planned Study, Group Says

A leading environmental organization filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy on Monday, claiming the agency illegally withheld documents that would show bias in favor of traditional fossil fuels while conducting a study on the reliability of the U.S. electricity grid.

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