CEN letter to FERC Commissioner Mark Christie

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RE: Docket No. RM21-17-000  Dear Commissioner Christie,  This letter is being sent to you from the Conservative Energy Network (CEN) regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC or Commission) pending regional transmission and cost allocation rule. CEN exists to educate and lead conservatives on all conversations regarding a clean energy future. CEN works to encourage […]


CEN letter to FERC Chairman Willie Phillips

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RE: Docket No. RM21-17-000  Dear Chairman Phillips,  This letter is being sent to you from the Conservative Energy Network (CEN) regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC or Commission) pending regional transmission and cost allocation rule. CEN exists to educate and lead conservatives on all conversations regarding a clean energy future. CEN works to encourage […]


A quest for ‘green liberty’: How America’s eco-republicans are trying to reclaim the right

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By Devin Hartman Originally published in Corporate Knights | January 25, 2024 Corporate Knights reached out to conservatives in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. who are hoping to steer their parties toward a more sustainable future. We asked all three the same question: what is your prescription for green conservatives? Read our introduction here. Political movements are […]


Abandoning Competitive Markets is Throwing the Baby Out With the Very Cold Bathwater

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By Matt Welch The February winter storm shocked Texans to the core. For days, the energy capital of the United States shivered silently in the dark while snow covered the streets, the world shut down, and the human and economic costs soared. Only a fool would continue forward without recognizing that something needs to change so that […]


Arizona needs balanced approach to renewable energy policies

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In our highly charged political environment, the question of whether to incorporate more renewable energy resources as part of our overall energy infrastructure is—as with most issues—often viewed in the prism of being either “left” or “right.”  Unfortunately, this simplistic view distorts an increasingly important issue, and one that has much deeper significance than whether, from a political perspective, conservatives or liberals perceive renewable energy positively or negatively. In fact, transitioning to a more robust renewable energy portfolio has important implications for air quality, water supply, economic development, and national security.


The controversial Indiana ‘coal bailout’ bill could raise your rates. Here’s what you should know.

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Monday is a pivotal day for legislation that could extend the life of coal-powered electricity in Indiana, a measure supporters say would briefly pause a transition to cleaner energy sources but that critics argue is bad for the environment and energy markets.


Where coal ash cost belongs

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After much legal wrangling, 2020 kicked off with news that Duke Energy finally had agreed to excavate all of its coal ash basins, including at Mayo and Roxboro Power Stations, and move the material to lined landfills.


Opinion: In Colorado, conservative and pro-oil and gas communities support renewables, too

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If you believe some politicians and media pundits, the way we produce energy in the United States is extremely controversial.

To hear them tell it, some people are wedded to fossil fuels and other people only want renewables. The two sides are locked in vicious political combat and the idea of them ever working together is impossible, according to the political and media elite.


Column: Limits on wind, solar are hurting Ohio farmers

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Ohio is an agriculture state. Family farms often span generations. In places like Paulding County, farmland sustains soybeans, corn, hogs, cattle and wheat. In recent years, a new cash crop has taken root alongside this more traditional harvest: clean energy.


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