Svetlana German Fellow In February the Australian government announced a two-stage plan to put in place a domestic carbon price mechanism. The Gillard government intends to institute a fixed price on carbon for three to five years (essentially a tax equivalent) before transitioning to an emissions trading scheme in 2015. This hybrid scheme represents a […]

By Danielle Sugarman Fellow Recently New York has taken a step forward in ramping up its solar energy commitment.  In February of 2011 New York Assembly member Steven Englebright (D), along with Energy Committee Chair Assembly member Kevin Cahill (D), introduced The Solar Industry Development and Jobs Act of 2011 (Solar Jobs Act) (A. 05713).  […]

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