How the Shutdown Is Playing Out for Solar and Onshore Wind

Jan 17, 2019 - Greentech Media

Effects of the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history, now on its 27th day, are wide-reaching: federal workers are missing pay, the Food and Drug Administration is only inspecting “high-risk” food and drug facilities, economic growth is at risk and over 40,000 immigration hearings have been cancelled.

Comparatively, the impact on clean energy projects has been minimal. The long development pipeline for these utility-scale projects on federal lands — ranging from nine...