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The Not-So-Dormant Commerce Clause and Coal-Based Electricity

By Paul M. Seby & Matthew B. Miller There is no doubt that coal-based electricity is currently faced with enormous challenges—both at the national level, with the flurry of federal regulations aimed at the coal industry, and at the state … Continue reading

12. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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Are wind turbines killing whales?

Environmentalists say navy sonar hurts whales, but ignore impacts of offshore wind farms by: Paul Driessen and Mark Duchamp Between January 9 and February 4 this year, 29 sperm whales got stranded and died on English, German and Dutch beaches. … Continue reading

03. April 2016 by Jason Hayes
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Audubon goes over the edge

Ed. note: This article was originally published on February 9, 2016 and is printed here with permission from the author. The society’s misleading claims about a climate crisis in the Arctic must be corrected Robert W. Endlich The January-February 2016 … Continue reading

25. February 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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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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The true cost of wind power

Here is another article that looks at the true costs of generating electricity from wind. As I have noted in many previous Coalblog posts, we consistently hear how wind generation has achieved “cost parity” with fossil fuels. However, a closer … Continue reading

16. April 2015 by Jason Hayes
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Tom Kiernan, AWEA: Wind will “fall off a cliff” without PTC renewal

Reading EENews.net’s January 26, 2015 interview with the CEO of the American Wind Energy Association is an eye-opener. Despite repeated assurances that the U.S. wind industry is “vibrant” and competitive, Tom Kiernan flatly admits that without further extensions of decades … Continue reading

02. February 2015 by Jason Hayes
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IER reviews the PTC

The Institute for Energy Research takes a look at the potential extension of the production tax credit for the wind energy industry in their new report “The Case Against the Wind PTC.” Some highlights of the report findings. A two-year … Continue reading

28. 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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