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Germany Chucks One Green Subsidy Out, Reaches for Another

Feed-in tariffs for large renewable power projects have been scrapped in favor of competitive auctions.

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Denmark Rethinking Wind Subsidies

The runaway costs of propping up wind energy might be too much even for Denmark.

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New Solar Subsidies Come with Some Major Problems

A novel approach to subsidizing solar energy fixes some problems but creates a host of new ones.

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Maine Solar Fight Reveals Subsidy Addiction

Maine wants to guarantee solar producers long-term, regulator-set rates. This is not what a healthy industry looks like.

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Investors Are (Rightfully) Wary of US Solar Industry

America’s biggest solar companies are taking a beating as worries grow over their reliance on government subsidies.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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