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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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Crude Economics

London is using both carrot and stick to keep offshore oil output up.

Greeks Bearing Debts

Greece’s recurrent crisis is the result of bad Greek and German decisions alike. Only one is in year eight of a depression as a result.

Frack Baby Frack

Abundant shale gas brought natural gas prices to historic lows—and made the US a net exporter of the hydrocarbon.

WRM Elsewhere

Walter Russell Mead tackles the question.

Silicon Valley All Grown Up

Is Silicon Valley getting tired of blue governance?

Military Spending

The UK government promises that Britain’s new aircraft carriers will have aircraft.

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