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Trump administration floats federal bailout for oil and gas industry

OIL & GAS: The Trump administration is strongly considering a federal bailout for oil and gas companies affected by plummeting prices amid the coronavirus outbreak, according to people familiar with the deliberations. (Washington Post) UTILITIES: As utilities and grid operators restrict employee travel, a report warns electric utilities to prepare to operate with up to […]

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Florida voters overwhelmingly approve property tax break for solar owners

SOLAR: Voters in Florida overwhelmingly approve Amendment 4 to exempt property taxes on solar equipment owned by residences and businesses. (POLITICO Florida) ALSO: • Backers of the successful Amendment 4 pivot to focus their opposition to the utility-backed Amendment 1 on the November 8 ballot. (Orlando Weekly) • Duke Energy and 33 utility-scale solar developers agree […]