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Bill Would Stop Texas Cities from Barring Solar Panels

The industry may be getting some traction to fight municipal restrictions after the Texas Senate passed a bill that would prevent cities from placing restrictions on solar panels.
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Debbie Dooley on the Conservative Case for Clean Energy

Georgia’s Debbie Dooley is a founding member of the Tea Party movement, as well as an advocate for renewable energy and president of Conservatives for Energy Freedom. In an interview with CEFF, Dooley discussed where alternative energy can fit into a conservative political philosophy, how to build bipartisan support for clean energy, and her vision for state and federal policy.
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Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.
Commentary

5 Things to Look for in the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal means different things to different people. In some ways, that’s part of its appeal. On the other hand, a Green New Deal can’t mean anything anyone wants it to, or it will come to mean nothing at all.

Texas Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 7.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 1.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 3.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
156 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
67 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
59 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
82%

of people in Texas support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(-2 of the national average)
(est. 13,940,097 of 17,085,128 adults)

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