26 Nov '14, 12pm

Keep calm, carry on and watch the EPA regulations like a hawk - #solar

From a practical standpoint, the U.S.-China agreement on reducing carbon emissions, hailed by many as historic and "game-changing" probably will not have much effect on either nation's day-to-day progress toward a clean energy future. On the U.S. side, essentially all commitments were ones previously announced in other less spectacular venues. On the Chinese side, there is no real deadline to achieve anything until 2030. At the same time, such political theater is seen as communicating real policy goals that do indeed influence the renewable energy market, particularly in the U.S., where the political winds are shifting. "I don't think this changes any existing U.S. commitment per se, but it probably does fuel momentum for these initiatives," says Laura Stern, president of Nautilus Solar Energy LLC , a solar energy developer based in Summit, N.J. "It absolutely has a halo ...

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