Supply Chain Woes Pour Cold Water On Biden’s Green Dreams

Over a dozen battery storage projects that were meant to support intermittent renewable energy supplies have been postponed, canceled or renegotiated due to labor and transport bottlenecks, soaring minerals prices, and competition from the electric vehicle industry. The delays, ranging from several months to a year, are in a number of states including California, Hawaii and […]

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Supply Chain Reality Crashes Biden’s EV Agenda

Automakers are raising prices on their electric vehicles due to rising commodity costs, specifically for key materials needed for EV batteries. According to the International Energy Agency, while battery costs have been declining for a decade, EV battery costs are expected to increase 14 percent this year to $150 per kilowatt hour. Another firm expects the […]

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The American Energy Bureaucracy Act

This week the Senate will hastily begin consideration of a broad energy package compiled by Senators Murkowski and Manchin, with language included in the bill compiled from around 50 existing pieces of legislation, according to the sponsors.  While claiming to be about promoting “innovation” the bill is more accurately seen as promoting bureaucracy. The completed […]

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