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January 18 Energy News



¶ “Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy Could Cripple the US Solar Industry” • In the United States, 260,000 people work in the solar energy industry, and 88,000 of them may be at risk of losing their jobs. President Donald Trump is expected to decide by January 26 whether to “protect” two foreign-owned makers of solar cells in the US. [New Republic]

Michigan solar farm (Photo: Deb Nystrom, Wikimedia Commons)

Science and Technology:

¶ The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is building a reactor that will make a renewable form of natural gas in a two-step process. First, supplies of cheap solar and wind-powered electricity will be used to split hydrogen from water. Then the hydrogen will be combined by microbes with carbon dioxide to make natural gas. [E&E News]


¶ An oil spill from an Iranian tanker that sank off China spread into four separate slicks…

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