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New York coal proposal proves that energy prices matter

As a comment by Steve Everley on my LinkedIn profile recently noted, While Cuomo and his team speculate about hypotheticals, people in the real world need affordable energy. Steve then provided a link to this CapitalNewYork.com article, “A sign of a coal comeback … Continue reading

30. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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ACC CEO discusses MATS rule

ACC CEO Betsy Monseu was quoted in a recent FoxNews.com article on the EPA’s impending Mercury and Air Toxics Rule (MATS). EPA’s MATS rules, which go into effect in January 2016, will devastate coal production in America and force many … Continue reading

12. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Henry Hub: Gas prices spike to $8

The February 20th edition of the EIA Henry Hub spot price graph debunks the notion of imminently stable gas prices that ANGA CEO, Marty Durbin put forward in a blog post and video last week. The impact of the extreme cold … Continue reading

20. February 2014 by Jason Hayes
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EPA Regs: A backdoor energy tax

Three Heritage Foundations scholars recently released a withering critique of the EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations for new power plants and the soon-to-come regulations for existing power plants. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed greenhouse gas regulations for new power … Continue reading

30. January 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Wynne’s wind program: an albatross around Ontario’s neck

This Sun News op/ed describes the growing costs and frustration surrounding the Ontario government’s steadfast refusal to budge on renewable energy plans. Considering the albatross it has become around their necks, Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals must be wondering … Continue reading

22. July 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Regulation: The high cost of low value wind

Regulation magazine recently published an interesting article on the high costs and market disruptions associated with long-term subsidies to the renewable energy sector. An NCPA review of the Regulation Mag article notes, Subsidies for renewable energy distort markets and are economically inefficient, … Continue reading

22. May 2013 by Jason Hayes
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NERA/NAM study shows heavy economic impacts of carbon tax

The National Association of Manufacturers have published a new study with NERA Economic Consulting that predicts heavy impacts on an already ailing economy should a federal carbon tax be passed. Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released a study … Continue reading

26. February 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Carbon tax would put the brakes on the economy

A January 8 Heritage Foundation article describes the negative economic and social impacts that would arise if a new carbon tax were imposed. Apart from causing a rapid spike in energy prices, the article notes that a $25 carbon tax … Continue reading

21. January 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Soaring green power prices force Brits to choose between heat and food

This Guardian UK editorial from early December 2012 describes how more than a third of British families are enduring a prolonged “heat or eat” dilemma. You read that right. The British are now being forced to chose between paying for their … Continue reading

03. January 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Attacks on coal spreading to rail markets

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC), the railroad that cut its third-quarter forecast amid a decline in coal shipments, said the slump in those deliveries will persist through 2013’s first half. The drop in coal, the carrier’s biggest cargo category, will run … Continue reading

24. October 2012 by Jason Hayes
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