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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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Cheney bill on federal coal leasing goes before House

Heather Richards Star Tribune WASHINGTON – Wyoming’s coal industry has rebounded from the dire circumstances of a year ago, when its three largest companies were in bankruptcy and stockpiles of coal still sat idle at power plants and mine sites across … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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Development Groups: More Coal Plants will not end Energy Poverty

By Joshua Learn S&P Global Intelligence (October 2016) Coal-fired generation is not the answer for fighting energy poverty, according to a new position paper from international development organizations. The paper, “Beyond Coal,” released by the Overseas Development Institute and a … Continue reading

01. November 2016 by Terry Headley
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The social costs of renewable energy

An interesting study was recently published by University of California Davis researcher, Katherine Ingram that questions the impact of the wind industry on bats, and by extension, the agriculture industry. As one email headline linking to a Daily Caller article on this … Continue reading

16. October 2015 by Jason Hayes
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“I’m scared to death for our country”

Roberty Murray, Chairman and CEO of Murray Energy took part in a eye-opening interview on Neil Cavuto’s show on Fox Business. He didn’t hold back for a second, saying that the impending EPA regulations were a “total and dangerous takeover” … Continue reading

20. June 2014 by Jason Hayes
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“Sustainable and subsidy-free”

Honestly people, it would be difficult to make this stuff up. (I realize that this story is about a month old, but it definitely has staying power.) In an April 24 news release the office of New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, … Continue reading

29. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Offshore UK wind farms increasingly expensive and unreliable

A December 2013 Telegraph article describes the growing costs and rapid drop offs in generation capacity being experienced at offshore wind farms in the UK … due to wear and tear on their mechanisms and blades, the amount of electricity … Continue reading

03. March 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Time for wind to stand or fall on its own

I’ve made this same argument hundreds of times before. I’ve talked with investors while speaking at conferences who told me they invest in renewable projects because they know that, with the lavish subsidies heaped on renewable energy, they can’t lose … Continue reading

30. January 2014 by Jason Hayes
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$2.6B offshore wind park “needs subsidies to be economic”

This Bloomberg Business reporter doesn’t appear to recognize that she is openly disparaging the London Array Project, and renewable energy in general, as incapable of competing without billions of pounds in subsidies. As she gushes over the development of the … 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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