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5 07, 2016

Tanton: A Critique of Brookings Institutution’s Mark Muro and Devashree Saha: Rooftop Solar: Net Metering Is A Net Benefit

2016-12-11T17:07:19-04:00July 5th, 2016|Renewable Subsidies, Tanton|

A Critique of Brookings Institutution’s Mark Muro and Devashree Saha: Rooftop Solar: Net Metering Is A Net Benefit [1] by Tom Tanton, E&E Legal's Director of Science and Technology Assessment Across the country, more and more electric utility customers are using rooftop solar panels and other small-scale, on-site power sources known as distributed generation (DG). To [...]

28 06, 2016

Grimes & Tanton: Diablo Canyon Closure Has a Crony Problem

2016-12-11T17:07:19-04:00June 28th, 2016|Conflict of Interest, Grimes, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Renewable Subsidies, Scandal, Tanton, War on Coal|

by Katy Grimes, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow and Tom Tanton, E&E Legal's Director of Science and Technology Assessment As Appearing in Flash Report The announcement last week from PG&E that it was closing Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, rudely came on the same day there were rolling blackouts in Los Angeles amidst sweltering temperatures. [...]

24 11, 2015

Grimes: Sen. Pres. Kevin De Leon’s Fractured Fairytale on Climate Change

2016-12-11T17:07:36-04:00November 24th, 2015|"Climate Change", Conflict of Interest, Grimes, Renewable Energy, Renewable Subsidies|

by Katy Grimes, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow As appearing in the Flash Report California Governor Jerry Brown inherited the Golden State, the land of opportunity. However, A 2014 Stanford study found the heaviest burden for climate change regulation costs falls on people – especially lower income groups – and not corporations, because companies ultimately [...]

27 07, 2015

Tanton: Virginia leaders should reject the Californication of their power grid

2015-07-27T19:49:59-04:00July 27th, 2015|111d, GHG Rule, Media Coverage, Renewable Subsidies, Tanton, War on Coal|

by Tom Tanton, E&E Legal Director of Science and Technology Assessment As appearing in the Roanoke Times The idea of Virginia doing things “the California way” doesn’t make much sense. Unfortunately, Virginians may not have a choice if the Obama administration has its way. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will soon finalize the Clean Power Plan, [...]

20 07, 2015

Tanton: California Way Wrong Energy Model For Nation, World

2015-07-22T09:06:59-04:00July 20th, 2015|111d, GHG Rule, Media Coverage, Renewable Subsidies, Tanton, War on Coal|

by Tom Tanton, E&E Legal Director of Science and Technology Assessment As appearing in the Investor's Business Daily California Gov. Jerry Brown has hailed the Golden State as a model to be followed when United Nations climate negotiators convene in Paris this year. If my experience working for the California Energy Commission taught me anything, it's [...]

20 03, 2015

E&E Legal Joins Other Groups in Urging Congress to Repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard

2016-12-11T17:07:41-04:00March 20th, 2015|Coalitions, Renewable Energy, Renewable Subsidies|

Today, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) joined the American Energy Alliance (AEA), Heartland Institute, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), and 13 other groups in a letter sent to U.S. House Representatives urging them to support H.R. 703, a bill introduced by Cong. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), which would repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  In [...]

7 11, 2014

E&E Legal Joins 65 Other Groups in Urging Congress not to Revive Wind Production Tax Credit (PTC)

2014-11-07T11:05:25-04:00November 7th, 2014|Coalitions, Hidden Cost of Wind, Renewable Subsidies|

Tuesday's elections saw a massive tidal wave against the Obama Administration's government overreach - particularly in the area of energy and the environment.  The U.S. Senate changed parties, and the GOP in the U.S. House extended their majority.  With the new Congress poised to bring sanity back to federal energy and environment policies, the Energy [...]

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