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Russian Energy Minister Novak meets with U.S. Energy Secretary Perry in...

U.S. energy secretary tells Russia not to use energy as weapon

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told his Russian counterpart in a meeting in Moscow on Thursday that the Trump administration welcomes competition with Russia, but Moscow can no longer use energy as economic weapon, a U.S. Energy Department spokeswoman said.

UK to guarantee EU grants for agreed energy projects

Energy projects that received or have agreed EU funding under the Projects of Common Interest principle before Britain leaves the European Union are guaranteed access to those grants, according to a British government paper issued on Thursday.

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Court quashes Canadian approval of Trans Mountain oil pipeline

A Canadian court on Thursday overturned approval of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion, ruling that Ottawa failed to adequately consider aboriginal concerns, in a blow to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's efforts to balance environmental and economic issues.

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China's solar subsidy cuts erode the impact of Trump tariffs

A move by China to slash subsidies for domestic solar installations has unleashed a flood of low-cost Chinese-made panels onto the global market - pushing down prices and eroding the impact of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff on solar equipment imports, according to industry officials.

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Trump's EPA unveils weaker alternative to Obama power plant rule

The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed replacing a signature Obama-era policy to combat climate change with a weaker plan that would let states write their own rules on coal-fired power plants, prompting critics to warn of dire environmental and health consequences.