1. Solar, Wind, Storage Link Arms for "Majority Renewables" Push by 2030

    Solar, Wind, Storage Link Arms for "Majority Renewables" Push by 2030

    The U.S. solar, wind, energy storage and hydropower industries announced a new era of cooperation between their sectors, with a goal of bringing renewables to a majority of electricity generation by 2030. While the American solar and wind industries have long fought for many of the same policies on the national stage, the two markets are largely supported by different mechanisms at the federal level, and a policy victory for one industry has not always meant a victory for the other. 

    That uneven support has at times appeared to put the industries at odds with each other, but the initiative announced this week makes explicit their plans to coordinate efforts. “We have a common vision,” said ESA CEO Kelly Speakes-Backman.

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