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4 06, 2020

Walcher: The cure is worse than the ailment

2020-06-08T11:09:54-04:00June 4th, 2020|Colorado, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel It is fashionable for pundits to quote the old adage, “the cure is worse than the ailment,” referring to the imposition of martial law, under the guise of public health. Many Americans now think even coronavirus may hurt the country less [...]

29 04, 2020

Biodiesel Magazine: Americans for Prosperity urges Trump to waive 2020 RFS RVOs

2020-05-04T11:36:33-04:00April 29th, 2020|Coalitions, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy|

by Erin Voegele Biodiesel Magazine A coalition of 24 organizations, including Americans for Prosperity [and E&E Legal], sent a letter to President Trump April 28 urging him to waive Renewable Fuel Standard blending requirements for the remainder of the year. “The pandemic has underscored the need for permanent regulatory reform…” the letter states. “One area [...]

29 04, 2020

OK Energy Today: Conservative groups support biofuel blending waivers

2020-05-04T11:25:09-04:00April 29th, 2020|Coalitions, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Renewable Subsidies|

OK Energy Today About two dozen conservative groups are asking President Trump to go ahead and waive the controversial biofuel blending requirements fought by at least one small Oklahoma refinery and others. The groups sent the President a letter this week pitching their request against the Renewable Fuel Standard for the rest of this year. Twenty-three groups [...]

20 12, 2019

DC Business Daily: Energy & Environmental Legal Institute says ‘zombie’ tax extenders won’t die

2019-12-27T16:26:58-05:00December 20th, 2019|Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Renewable Subsidies, Richardson, Windmills|

by Kyla Asbury DC Business Daily The president of the Energy and Environmental Legal Institute says Americans will be forced to continue footing the bill for "zombie" tax extenders into the future. Energy and Environment Legal Institute President Craig Richardson said the tax extenders will never die. "Congress will strike some last-minute deal close to [...]

13 12, 2019

Walcher: Clean Energy Has a Dirty Secret

2020-01-06T11:13:30-05:00December 13th, 2019|Bad Science, Billionaire Scammers, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Economic Standard “Governments should temporarily provide funding for new energy technologies so that they can become market competitive with traditional energy resources.” So the Global Energy Network Institute and other renewable energy advocates have been saying for decades. Taxpayers have been assured such [...]

23 10, 2019

Grimes: Is Water and Power Rationing California’s Future?

2019-10-30T12:27:21-04:00October 23rd, 2019|California, Grimes, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe The Golden State is feeling more like an emerging market economy in a developing nation Tuesday, another text message warning came in from Pacific Gas & Electric that power outages are imminent. Again. Couple that with a same-day heads-up message from the El Dorado Irrigation District [...]

10 10, 2019

Grimes: California City Imposing Curfew During Power Outages To Prevent Crime

2019-10-30T12:22:45-04:00October 10th, 2019|"Climate Change", California, Grimes, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy|

by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe Other cities may also impose curfews The City of Morgan Hill imposed a curfew on its residents lasting from 8 p.m. through 6:30 a.m. Wednesday evening, due to the PG&E power shut offs, KRON4 reported. City officials on Facebook said the curfew was intended to crack [...]

4 10, 2019

Walcher: Not As Depressing As You Might Think

2019-10-21T11:51:16-04:00October 4th, 2019|Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher A Manhattan Institute report has caused a re-examination of the greatest challenge in the move toward renewable energy. Author Mark Mills asks a simple question: what do we do when the wind doesn’t blow and the sun doesn’t shine? Most westerners give it little thought. After all, [...]

25 06, 2019

Grimes: SMUD Utility ‘Summer Rates’ Surge To Accommodate Increasing Renewable Cost Subsidies

2019-06-26T13:15:54-04:00June 25th, 2019|California, Grimes, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Renewable Subsidies, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe A new rate system charges residential users higher rates between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. On June 1st, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District began charging Sacramento electricity users and ratepayers a new rate system that charges residential users higher [...]

22 03, 2019

Walcher: The answer is blowin’ in the wind

2019-03-27T12:00:16-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Walcher, Windmills|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in the Daily Sentinel If we switched all our electric generation to wind energy, how much brighter would our future be? We have been warned about the effects of climate change for years, and a fairly strong majority of Americans believe there is cause for [...]

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