Donald Trump at a campaign stop at the Oklahoma State Fair in September 2015.

The Results: 6 Energy Contests

Donald Trump’s victory on Tuesday will have an immense impact on energy and environmental policy in this country. What exactly he and his administration will do with regards to bringing back the coal industry, deregulating oil and gas, exiting from the Paris Climate accord etc., will be discussed and analyzed in the days and weeks to come. In the meantime, here are the results of several important energy issues were on state ballots this week.

In 2020, when 33% of California's electricity is supposed to come from renewable sources, the net load curve will look like a duck.

Renewable Storage Is Key

As we talk about the future of renewable energy, there’s one aspect that should be at the forefront of the conversation: storage. We’ve already figured out how to capture wind and solar energy, but it’s equally important to figure out the best way to store this energy and use it when it’s needed.