Election 2020: Where Things Stand for Energy

As of Thursday, presidential election results are still being tabulated.  Former vice president Biden has a slight edge, but final results will depend on tallies in Pennsylvania, Arizona, and Georgia.  Elsewhere, however, there is a clear picture coming from the 2020 election: the blue progressive wave meant to sweep to power and remake energy markets […]

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Biden’s Transit Plan Is All Malarkey

According to Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden’s Clean Energy Plan: “Biden will also transform the energy sources that power the transportation sector, making it easier for mobility to be powered by electricity and clean fuels, including commuter trains, school and transit buses, ferries, and passenger vehicles.” Many U.S. cities and states have experimented with […]

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American Energy Alliance 2020 House of Representatives Scorecard

This week the American Energy Alliance released its American Energy Scorecard for the House of Representatives.  The AEA scorecard scores voting and co-sponsorship decisions on legislation affecting energy and environmental policy, educating voters on how their representatives’ vote and holding members accountable for those decisions.  This year’s scorecard compiles 18 votes and 2 co-sponsorship decisions […]

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American Energy Alliance 2020 Senate Scorecard

This week the American Energy Alliance released its American Energy Scorecard for the United States Senate.  The AEA scorecard scores voting and co-sponsorship decisions on legislation affecting energy and environmental policy, educating voters on how their representatives’ vote and holding members accountable for those decisions.  This year’s Senate scorecard compiles 23 votes and 1 co-sponsorship […]

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You Don’t Pay Enough For Electricity, According To Joe Biden

California set its first renewable portfolio standard in 2002 and currently requires 60 percent of its generation to come from renewable energy by 2030 with the next 40 percent of generation to come from zero-carbon sources by 2045. These non-carbon sources will likely be wind, solar, geothermal, and hydropower. California is shuttering its last nuclear […]

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Biden’s Bumbling Energy Scheme

According to RBC’s Head of Global Commodity Strategy, Helima Croft (subscription required), “Joe Biden’s energy agenda would likely be pragmatic, by Democratic Party standards, with no wholesale assault on the traditional fossil fuel sector.” She notes that a Biden presidency would be a sharp departure from the Trump presidency on energy policy, but the shift away from fossil […]

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More Climate Catastrophizing from Democrats on the Hill

Senate Democrats are rolling out their own “climate action” document, much in the same vein as the “Climate Crisis Action Plan” released earlier this summer by House Democrats. Senate Dems’ “Case for Climate Action” says global warming is “scary stuff” and that by following their plans Americans will have better technology, cheaper energy, and “things […]

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Senate Democrats’ Climate “Report” Recycles Biden’s Failed Green Jobs Policies of 2009

WASHINGTON DC (August 25, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance, the country’s premier pro-consumer, pro-taxpayer, and free-market energy organization, responded to the long-awaited Senate Democrats latest plan on how they would steer the federal government on the issue of climate change. Thomas Pyle, president of the American Energy Alliance, issued the following statement in reaction […]

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