The White House is scrapping its current plan to save coal plants, according to Politico. Did Trump read the IPCC’s latest report and have a change of heart? No. The legally flimsy effort caved under its own weight. We’ll explain what could come next.

Then, failing Brexit talks weigh heavily on energy companies in the U.K. If a deal can’t be struck with the European Union, what will happen to energy markets?

Finally, Illinois came out of nowhere with an ambitious community solar program. But it’s gone nowhere. What happened?

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Recommended reading:

  • Politico: Rick Perry’s Coal Rescue Runs Aground at White House
  • Bloomberg: Report Debunking Trump’s Coal Plan Is Under Review, Administration Says
  • GTM: No-Deal Brexit Leaves Renewables Exposed
  • GTM: Inside the ‘Chaos’ Enveloping Illinois’ Distributed Solar Market

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