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An Energy Eclipse
An Energy Eclipse
The Sun Finally Sets on a Solar Giant

SunEdison filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy yesterday, capitulating to mounting debts accrued during a period of rapid growth.

An Energy Eclipse
What This Solar Leader’s Struggles Say About the Industry

A former renewables rising star is plodding towards bankruptcy. The state of U.S. solar is looking quite shaky.

An Energy Eclipse
Solar Struggles Around the World

From the Mojave Desert to sunny Spain, solar producers are struggling to keep the lights on.

An Energy Eclipse
Another Sign of Solar’s Shaky State

U.S.-based SunEdison’s stock has tumbled over the past seven months. Clearly, not all is well in the solar industry.

An Energy Eclipse
German Solar Stutters Once Subsidies Dry Up

German solar installations dropped 41 percent this year, after Berlin cut its generous subsidies for producers. This isn’t the sign of a competitive energy source.

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Power Shift

Unlike the United States, this shift isn’t being driven by price.


The normally discreet Gulf Cooperation Council is embroiled in an unusually public spat with Qatar.

WRM Elsewhere

“Brzezinski’s ability to package his depth of insight and breadth of vision into a form that worked in the Washington policy process, and was influential, is really an outstanding accomplishment.”

At Home

A reminder that under the strain of war and political polarization, the United States is slowly becoming an uglier and more dangerous place.

retirement crisis

Young Americans expect to lean more heavily on Social Security when they retire. But the system is underfunded.

Hail Shale

Give shale the credit it’s due this holiday weekend.

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