Tag: Clean Energy Standard

Tag: Clean Energy Standard

  • West Virginia Becomes First State to Repeal RPS image

    West Virginia Becomes First State to Repeal RPS

    Earlier this week West Virginia’s Governor Earl Ray Tomblin signed House Bill 2001, making the state the first in the nation to repeal its alternative energy mandate. The …

  • States are Engaging EPA on Clean Power Plan image

    States are Engaging EPA on Clean Power Plan

    On June 2, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made headlines by proposing a rule the agency calls the “Clean Power Plan.” This incredibly far-reaching regulation seeks to reduce …

  • The EU’s Energy Conundrum image

    The EU’s Energy Conundrum

    By: Riley Workman The push to control carbon emissions and increase renewable energy alternatives in the United States has sparked a swarm of controversy over the effectiveness and economic impact …

  • European Lessons on Renewable Energy Subsidies image

    European Lessons on Renewable Energy Subsidies

    Considering how important and ubiquitous energy is for virtually all of life’s activities, it should come as no surprise that energy policy often dominates the agendas in legislative chambers in …

  • Freedom Not Force in the North Carolina Renewable Energy Debate image

    Freedom Not Force in the North Carolina Renewable Energy Debate

    Imagine checking out at your local grocery store and being told that, due to a recently imposed government mandate, you must make sure at least 12.5 percent of your groceries …

  • Electricity Freedom Act image

    Electricity Freedom Act

    Electricity Freedom Act Summary: The Electricity Freedom Act repeals the State of {insert state}’s requirement that electric distribution utilities and electric services companies provide …

  • Regulation without Representation: How the EPA has become a Political Tool image

    Regulation without Representation: How the EPA has become a Political Tool

    In the January 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama called for the United States to produce 80 percent of its electricity from “clean” energy by 2035. The …