Trump's infrastructure plan gets mixed reception
President Trump's infrastructure spending plan, unveiled yesterday, has been slammed by his political opponents but given a qualified welcome by industry and investors.
Investors and industry hail extension of California carbon market
A bipartisan vote to extend California's cap-and-trade carbon market to 2030 has been welcomed by a range of investors and industries.
US Senate committee backs extension of tax breaks for renewables
The Senate finance committee has voted to extend two key tax incentives supporting clean energy development in the US – the Production Tax Credit (PTC) [link] and the Investment Tax Credit (ITC).
US solar stocks soar on Obama's budget proposals
Shares in leading US solar energy companies have jumped by 9% or more following President Obama's 2016 budget proposal on Monday to make permanent the tax credits that support US renewable energy projects.
Rules for new US power plants 'to boost gas and renewables investment'
The US Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon emission limits for new power plants will spur investment in clean energy, but natural gas is expected to be the big winner, according to observers.