Originally Posted August 3rd via the Palmetto Promise Institute Download the full report: Assessing the Spectrum of Reform: How Collaboration & Competition in South Carolina Could Help Lower Some of America’s Highest Electricity Bills Earlier this year (July 20), the Palmetto State learned the devastating news. In a major industrial announcement, Nippon Denkai said that it was […]
By Scott Coenen
The Texas legislature is considering HB1284 and SB450, a set of bills that will empower the state to begin approving permits for the use of Class VI wells for carbon capture and storage. Class VI wells are those designed to inject CO2 deep into the earth for long-term storage. Currently, these approvals are handled by […]
Electric power has become a part of the state’s heritage of energy development because it has been able to serve the state’s continued growth. It is worth understanding how and why the Texas model of electric competition works well.
The renewable energy industry has created 6,334 jobs and generates $388.6 million a year in economic activity in eastern Colorado, according to a study released Tuesday by three Colorado advocacy groups.
Now, however, as stated in Conservatives for Clean Energy’s platform: “Saving energy and taxpayer resources aligns perfectly with the goals of fiscal conservatism. Conservatives can and should lead on energy efficiency, as it matches our core values.” Now that the cost of solar panels is dropping, solar energy can now compete head-to-head more successfully with more traditional energy sources.
A series of “energy freedom” bills, which would allow customers to diversify energy generation and usage is before the Michigan Legislature. For this week’s “Issues of the Environment,” WEMU’s David Fair talks with Ed Rivet, executive director of the Michigan Conservative Energy Forum, about a new strategy to move the measures forward.
A new Texas energy source is figuratively (and literally) just over the horizon.
We are all too familiar with the hot Texas sun that can easily fry an egg on the sidewalk and sends us running into air conditioning. But that heat is energy, and with it comes the ability to generate the same electricity needed to drive those air conditioners we rely on to stay sane. And Texas sure has a lot of heat.