Yup, eyes are being opened as far-down-the-road changes take place practically overnight. We shall see whether some of these changes become permanent; hopefully it will not be back to business as usual. I'll keep a close eye on Australia, who are the world's largest coal exporter and whose current leadership have proposed developing an entirely new coal source. The industry has considerable influence there, far more than in the States.

CAISO has a real-time supply tracker for California's electricity grid. At the moment, on this cloudy, rainy Sunday, 69% is from renewables and 7.3% from large hydro. Not bad for 40 million folks.

PV panel installation should jump once we rid ourselves of the tariffs slapped on them back in early 2017. Hard to guess why that was.