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Written by dkoplowPosted: Dec. 2015

Subsidy Briefs - December 7, 2015

1)  Solar parity and my cousin Jeff.  Congrats to Jeff Koplow, an energy researcher at Sandia National Labs, for being named the inaugural recipient of the Innovator in Residence Fellowship awarded by DOE's SunShot Initiative.  He'll lead a multi-disciplinary team in attacking key limits in current… Read More
Written by dkoplowPosted: Nov. 2015

Climate Meeting Subsidy Resources

Here's hoping that 21 will be the magic number, and there will be real progress on a global agreement to constrain greenhouse gas emissions at COP21 meetings now underway in Paris.  Removing subsidies to fossil fuels are now well recognized as a central element to getting energy prices right, and… Read More
Written by dkoplowPosted: Nov. 2015

The Iran Nuke Deal: Still Waiting for the Warm Fuzzies

The promised progress from the Iranian nuclear deal appears still to be far from materializing.  The deal, or more formally, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, was signed on July 14, 2015.  On September 10th, the last attempt to block the deal in the US Congress failed.  Almost immediately, a… Read More