Congress Struggles With Funding Repairs To U.S. Capitol Dome

Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans rejected hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city’s lead-contaminated pipes. [Fox News]

The US renewable energy industry installed 16 GW of clean energy in 2015, which is 68% of all new capacity installed. [Clean Technica]

Oil is on track to end the week lower after two consecutive weeks of gains in a volatile Friday session. [CNBC]