The Heartland Institute has recently signed a coalition letter led by the American Energy Alliance to “strongly urge a floor vote on the concurrent resolution, H. Con. Res. 24, expressing the sense[...]
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You can be sure that the 2014 legislative sessions will be filled with additional attempts to repeal or reform existing Renewable Portfolio Standards that could bring about renewable energy’s reversal of fortune—and add to yours, as cost-effective coal-fueled power allows you to pay less, and your tax dollars won’t be going to green energy schemes that line the pockets of political cronies.
Recent studies examining the impact of renewable energy policies point to their disruptive impact on competitive electricity markets, including the operation of nuclear plants located in those areas.
Earlier this month, Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick announced that his state reached the goal of 250 megawatts of installed solar energy capacity. “When we set ambitious goals and invest in[...]
You’ve heard the cliché: “Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose.” Within the past month, I’ve experienced both sides of that adage—in reverse. On April 2, I was driving from Albuquerque[...]
“Ineptocracy” is a new Internet-popularized word in wide circulation, which came to my inbox with the following definition: “A system of government where the least capable to lead are elected[...]
The North Carolina House Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Energy and Emerging Markets narrowly passed a bill Wednesday that would slowly reduce and ultimately end the state’s renewable portfolio[...]
President Obama’s alternative energy “stimulus,” administered through his Department of Energy by previous Secretary Steven Chu, had already become a joke because of the failures and foibles of so many[...]
Solar proponents point out solar energy cuts down on alleged carbon dioxide pollution. But they never mention energy requirements to produce solar facilities or pollution involved in their manufacture and[...]
One of the world’s leading experts on energy, Daniel Yergin, has put together a timeline chronicling world energy history based on his Pulitzer prizing-winning book, The Quest: Energy, Security, and the[...]
The Heartland Institute supports the Non-Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) which has weekly Internet postings of new peer-reviewed papers on climate science. The January 11, NIPCC posted “A Measureable[...]