What Iowans Really Think About Renewable Energy

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A line in a recent op-ed from an Iowan farmer, Seth Watkins, in the Clarinda Herald-Journal caught my attention: “Our future depends on a renewable, resilient, and reliable energy grid.” A statement like this might surprise you, especially coming from a state where 93 of 99 counties voted for President Trump in the 2020 election. […]


NEW POLL ALERT: Americans Support Smart Infrastructure Investment

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By now you have probably heard that the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework (BIF)—also known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act—was passed into law. The bipartisan legislation, which earned the support of 19 Republican members in the Senate and 13 Republican members in the House, promotes a cleaner energy future by cutting red tape and providing […]


CEN Applauds Congressional Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

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Thanks to conservative leadership, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act remains focused on key infrastructure investments and improvements in all states CEN CONTACT: Tyler Duvelius – tduvelius@conservativeenergynetwork.org   November 6, 2021 – LANSING, Mich. – The Conservative Energy Network (CEN), a coalition of 21 state-based conservative clean energy organizations, applauds the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684). […]


Welfare for Texas Electricity Generators Is Not a Viable Solution

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By Matt Welch and Landon Stevens The blackouts in the ERCOT region this past February were a tragedy on multiple levels and should never happen again.  The Texas Legislature passed several laws intended to improve reliability of the ERCOT electric grid, and the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) has been working quickly to implement […]


University of Texas Releases Electric Competition Scorecard

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CEN CONTACT: Joanna Lewis– jlewis@conservativeenergynetwork.org October 20, 2021 – AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Texas has released a national “Electric Competition Scorecard” in conjunction with the release of “The State of Electric Competition in the United States of America,” an academic paper authored by Joshua D. Rhodes, PhD., Aaron Nisman, William […]


Celebrating National Clean Energy Week

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What if I told you that more Republicans in the United States Senate recently voted for a pro-clean energy bill than Democrats? At best, you would probably think that I was tragically misinformed – but last June more Republicans voted for the Growing Climate Solutions Act than Democrats. The fact is, more conservatives are embracing […]


Bipartisan Infrastructure Package Stalls in House, Jeopardizes Step Toward a Cleaner Future

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Earlier this month the U.S. Senate passed a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package. The package included a host of priorities ranging from traditional infrastructure projects like roads, bridges, and transportation projects to forward looking innovations in areas like broadband deployment and cyber security.  Notably, the infrastructure package calls for the largest single investment in clean […]


Land & Liberty Coalition Launches in Virginia

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Virginia grassroots organization joins national coalition to empower local clean energy supporters Richmond, VA. (Aug 11, 2021) — On Monday, the Land & Liberty Coalition (L&LC), a project of Conservatives for Clean Energy – Virginia (CCE-VA), announced the launch of a Virginia chapter of the Land & Liberty Coalition. L&LC is a national grassroots organization that partners with local […]


CEN Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

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August 10, 2021 – LANSING, Mich. – The Conservative Energy Network (CEN), a coalition of 21 state-based conservative clean energy organizations, applauds the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) in the United States Senate. The bipartisan bill, which earned the support of 19 Republican members, promotes a clean energy future by cutting red tape […]


Community Solar Offers Customer Choice, Competition, and Bill Savings

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Americans are rethinking the standard monopoly utility model in electricity markets across the country, opting more frequently into community solar programs. These programs allow customers to participate in generating solar power who may not want, or be able, to install solar panels on their homes or businesses. Instead, they can subscribe to purchase blocks of […]


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