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Energy Quote of the Day: 'The Rules Remain Outdated'

June 27, 2014 by Jared Anderson

Aging Energy Export Rules

As we reported last November, US crude oil export laws can be absurd, with policies regulating condensate exports particularly convoluted. Thus it appears two forward-thinking companies took advantage of this “squishy” legal situation to gain condensate export approval.[read more]

Love Solar Energy but Hate Paperwork? Help Is On the Way.

August 3, 2013 by NRDC Switchboard

Solar Panel Installation

When I put up solar panels on my house several years ago, the process was, if I may speak plainly, a royal pain. In the end, it was worth it to be able to generate my own, pollution-free energy, but every step seemed designed to make my life more difficult.[read more]