In the Pipeline: 4/29/13

Remember this? Well, the situation in Colorado is about to go from bad to worse. Fierce Energy (4//13) reports: “Colorado is closing in on new legislation that would more than double the renewable portfolio standard (RPS) for the state’s rural electric co-ops, setting a goal of 25 percent of generation by 2020.”     There are two […]

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In the Pipeline: 3/26/13

It’s not enough to help us sleep at night, but at least 53 Senators disagree with His Majesty’s newest court jester. Washington Examiner (3/25/13) reports: “President Obama’s Energy secretary nominee regards a carbon tax as one of the simplest ways to move the energy industry towards clean technologies, though he notes that government would have to come […]

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In the Pipeline: 3/11/13

Sure, he was the spokesman for eco-terrorists until 2002, but he became disillusioned with the group. Or maybe it was that the group was designated the top Domestic Terror Group by the FBI in 2001. The Oregonian (3/3/13) reports: “The man once dubbed ‘The Face of Eco-Terrorism,’ who cheered tree-hugging arsonists and thwarted FBI efforts to catch […]

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In the Pipeline: 1/28/13

It’s not a question of enough, pal.  It’s a zero sum game – somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn’t lost or made; it’s simply transferred from one perception to another. Phoenix Business Journal (1/19/13) reports: “Salt River Project is evaluating a plan put forward by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would require as much […]

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In the Pipeline: 10/12/12

Vice President Gore won his Nobel Prize for his “work” on climate change.  But you know, the market doesn’t really care about that.  They only care that he keeps backing losers. The Street(10/4/12) reports: “Three years ago, First Solar seemed on its way: Interest in solar was at an all-time-high — as were subsidies for making, […]

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Ghost Town? How onerous regulations are killing a Craig, Colorado

For Immediate Release February 21, 2012 WASHINGTON D.C. —  The American Energy Alliance released Tuesday a video telling the story of Craig, Colo., a small town of approximately 10,000 people and home to the Centennial State’s largest coal-fired power generating plant.  But due to Colorado’s energy mandate that requires 30 percent of the state’s electricity generation come […]

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