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Coal projected to be US’ top generating fuel in 2017: EIA

Houston (Platts)– Coal is projected to provide the majority of US power generation in 2017, retaking the crown from natural gas, according to the US Energy Information Administration’s monthly Short Term Energy Outlook released Tuesday. The agency projects coal will … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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US coal shows strength after production increased 6.6% from 2015

https://www.snl.com/InteractiveX/article.aspx?CDID=A-38515950-11566&KPLT=4 SNL, 11/29/2016 According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, total U.S. coal production for the week ended Nov. 19 picked up 6.6% year over year to 17.2 million tons, from 16.2 million tons during the same period … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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Fact Check: Missoulian – “New solar jobs far outpace coal”

A March 28, 2016 Missoulian article titled, “GEORGE OCHENSKI: New solar jobs far outpace coal” recently caught my attention as the author goes to great lengths to disparage coal-fueled electricity and to compare the relative competitive capabilities of coal vs. solar, … Continue reading

02. April 2016 by Jason Hayes
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Can we rely on Wind and Solar?

27. October 2015 by Jason Hayes
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National Renewable Electricity Standard

Why raise electricity prices? Steve Goreham, Climate Science Coalition of America  Last month, Representatives Jared Polis (D Colorado), Ben Ray Luján (D New Mexico), and Ann Kuster (D New Hampshire) introduced the National Renewable Electricity Act of 2013 (RES Act),into the U.S. … Continue reading

20. December 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Thoughts on the CEA “Coal Peak” Report

ACC’s Jason Hayes weighs in on the future of coal production Jason Hayes, The American Coal Council I recently had a call from a reporter at the Boulder Daily Camera. He was seeking comment on a just-published Clean Energy Action (CEA) … Continue reading

15. November 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Solar-powered protest fail

Solar energy can’t even handle an anti-fossil fuels blow up toy. This protest presents the world with a powerfully ironic statement on what happens when you expect renewables (even with battery backup) to provide reliable power. The video is funny and … Continue reading

10. October 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Earth-friendly?

Deroy Murdock’s recent NRO article on the ‘green-ness’ of so-called green energy takes renewable energy head on. His article demonstrates, once again, that all forms of energy have impacts on the environment. It is, therefore, the job of the energy industry, … Continue reading

30. September 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Another look: Solar’s impacts on birds

Marlo Lewis from CEI describes his recent drive past the Ivanpah Solar Generation facility. The short version of his post is that solar is still far more expensive than other forms of energy and has its own list of environmental … Continue reading

30. July 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Solar supporters are missing the most basic fact

Lance Brown at PACE has posted a good article that dissects the arguments of those who claim solar energy isn’t getting a fair shake. Lance points directly to the primary reason that solar still has troubles competing with baseload energy sources … Continue reading

24. July 2014 by Jason Hayes
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