July 28, 2016

Conservation is Conservative

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BLUE COLLAR SOLAR: Our Latest Video

Check out our latest video, Blue Collar Solar, describing how to integrate more rooftop solar into our energy system.

SOLVING THE SOLAR CONUNDRUM

Solar energy represents an incredible opportunity for our nation’s economy and for individual homeowners. However, there are serious issues…rooted in physics, the state of our grid, and finance which slows the growth of solar. Some of those issues also pit various interest groups against each other. ConservAmerica is working to solve the solar conundrum.

MEDIA ADVISORY

Two representatives from ConservAmerica will attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Rob Sisson, president, and The Hon. Nan Hayworth, director, will be available for media interviews Monday through Thursday. Sisson, former mayor of Sturgis, MI, has served as president of ConservAmerica since 2011. Hayworth, an ophthalmologist, served in the United States Congress from 2011-2012 […]

CONSERVATIVE GROUPS RELEASE POLL ON ENERGY INNOVATION, PRESIDENTIAL RACE

Washington, D.C. — In a brand new National Energy Innovation Survey announced this morning, Hillary Clinton currently holds a five percentage lead point in the head to head matchup with Donald Trump. The poll, conducted by TargetPoint Consulting and Just Win Strategies, was sponsored by nine leading energy policy advocacy groups who are set to […]

Senate Passes Big Energy Bill: Cleaner, Here, Now

The United States Senate passed The Energy Policy Modernization Act (S. 2012) with strong bi-partisan support on Wednesday. With leadership from Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and the Republican Majority, the Senate in an overwhelmingly display of support passed the first major energy bill since 2007 in an 85-12 vote. The bill provides billions in research […]

DOE APPROVES SUPER HIGHWAY FOR WIND POWER

Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy approved Clean Line Energy’s critical high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line to move low-cost wind energy from the Plains states to the Southeast. The Plains & Eastern Clean Line HVDC transmission projected was submitted to the DOE in July 2010 in response to a department solicitation under […]

WALKER, SNEED JOIN CONSERVAMERICA STAFF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: ROB SISSON 269.651.1808 Tina Beattie, Chairman of ConservAmerica, announces the addition of two highly talented individuals to the organization’s staff. Paul Walker has been appointed Executive Director and will focus on implementation of the ConservAmerica’s “Cleaner, Here, Now” energy strategy. Walker brings incredible depth of experience in public policy, energy, and […]

GOP ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT LEADERSHIP IN CONGRESS

In October 2015, Republican Senators Kelly Ayotte (NH), Mark Kirk (IL), Lamar Alexander (TN), and Lindsey Graham (SC) announced the formation of an Energy and Environment Working Group. Last week, twelve Republicans announced the formation of the Energy, Innovation, and Environment Working Group in the House of Representatives. Those members are: Rep. Barbara Comstock (VA), […]

Media Whiffs on Kasich’s Climate Change Answer

In a March 4 letter to CNN, 21 mayors of South Florida cities requested the topic of climate change be discussed at last night’s Republican debate. Moderator Jake Tapper asked the question, quoting a Republican mayor who wanted to know if each candidate accepted climate science and what strategy each would pursue if elected president. […]

A Sportsman Ponders Public Lands Management

Tony Hansen writes in Outdoor Life about alternatives to liquidating federal lands in the West. “In the paper, professors Bob Keiter and John Ruple outline five basic causes of frustration—not the least of which is the fragmentation of land by multiple land management agencies (think BLM vs. Forest Service, etc.) and the seemingly conflicting management […]