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Georgia's solar energy expansion faces hurdles from major utility

Georgia's solar energy expansion faces hurdles from major utility

Georgia's push for community solar energy is met with resistance from Georgia Power, highlighting the complexities of expanding renewable energy in the state.

Jill Nolin reports for Georgia Recorder.

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The solar industry gained jobs last year. But are those good jobs, and could they be better?

The U.S. solar industry added jobs in 2022, but the topline number tells only part of the story. The growth was almost all in rooftop solar systems on houses, while jobs related to utility-scale solar farms were down.

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EPA restores Obama-era mercury rules for power plants, eyes more regulations in coming months

The Biden administration on Friday finalized a decision to reestablish Obama-era rules that require coal and oil-fired power plants to reduce toxic pollutants, including mercury and acid gas, that come out of their smokestacks.

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India will not extend 2022 deadline for tighter fuel efficiency rules for carmakers

India will not extend an April 2022 deadline to tighten fuel efficiency standards, in a setback for carmakers which are lobbying for more time, government and industry sources say.

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U.S. must slash emissions by at least 57% to meet Paris climate target: Report

The United States needs to set a target to slash its greenhouse gas emissions between 57% and 63% below 2005 levels by 2030 in order to achieve the Biden administration's longer-term goal of net-zero emissions by 2050, according to a new analysis.

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U.S. judge approves Daimler's $1.5 billion diesel emissions settlement

A federal judge has approved Daimler AG's $1.5 billion settlement to resolve a U.S. government probe into the German automaker's use of undisclosed software that allowed excess diesel pollution to be emitted by 250,000 of its vehicles in the United States.

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India to proceed soon with 'cash for clunkers' scheme to boost car sales

India will make public within 15 days details of a "cash for clunkers" scheme which would spur around 10 billion rupees ($1.4 billion) in new investment and create as many as 50,000 jobs.