Solar Doesn’t Need Any More of Uncle Sam’s Help

By [email protected] What does the confirmation of new EPA head, Scott Pruitt, mean for the solar industry?

Pruitt, considered a long-time ally of the fossil fuel industry, has promised to quickly withdraw the Clean Power Plan rule developed by the Obama Administration in 2014.

The CPP sought to reduce carbon emissions from the electricity sector by 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030, and would have accelerated investment in renewables in multiple ways, including the Clean Energy Incentive Program and the option to price carbon emissions from the power sector.

With the Clean Power Plan likely withdrawn this week and the prospects of a carbon

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