Influencer Tor Valenza - featured
4 mentions — 2 months ago 2 months ago
So here we are: the U.S. federal government is in shutdown mode after Congress failed to find a compromise. We've seen this several times in the past couple of decades, usually ranging from a few hours to a few days, though the most recent one lasted nearly a month from late 1995 into early January 1996. First things first: this shutdown hits home for roughly 800,000 government workers. The Department of the Interior (DOI) would furlough about 58,000 employees out of its 72,000+ employees, and the Bureau of Land Management ...
5 mentions — 10 months ago 10 months ago
WASHINGTON DC -- President Barack Obama's proposal to fund clean-energy research with fees paid by oil and gas producers is renewing a debate over whether the promise of innovation tomorrow is worth expanding drilling today. Obama's "Energy Security Trust" -- which he announced this week in the State ...
4 mentions — 10 months ago 10 months ago
Today’s decision by the U.S. government to challenge India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (National Solar Mission) local content requirement at the World Trade Organization (WTO) highlights a growing problem in the solar industry — the growth of localization barriers to trade.In particular, local content provisions provide preferential ...