August 30, 2016

Conservation is Conservative

CHAIRWOMAN TINA BEATTIE ON BLUE COLLAR SOLAR

ConservAmerica Chairwoman Tina Beattie

“ConservAmerica recognizes that climate change is real; it’s a challenge to our economy, our way of life, and the health and safety of Americans.” ConservAmerica Chairwoman Tina Beattie. Read her full Op-Ed on Blue Collar Solar at the AZCentral.

A Conservative and A Republican Meet to Discuss Energy and the Environment…

Want to know what Republicans and conservatives talk about when they meet to discuss energy and the environment? Check our our new Energy Conversations video to find out!

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN ON CLIMATE POLLING

“That (ranking of climate change compared to other liberal issues) raises concern among some Republicans who see climate change, and the GOP’s positions on it, as an electoral issue that helps Democrats.” Many More Republicans Now Believe in Climate Change

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.

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 […]

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. […]

NUCLEAR POWER: NEW VS OLD GUARD

“The U.S. has been leading the Nuclear Age since the start of the Manhattan Project. It now produces nearly twice as much electricity from fission as France. But unless or until politicians in Washington — and, in particular, Democratic politicians, in state capitals like Sacramento and Albany — get serious about keeping existing reactors operating, […]

BIPARTISAN DELEGATION VIEWS ENERGY INNOVATION IN ALASKA

Tweet by Senate GOP Energy

Senator Lisa Murkowski, chair of the Senate Energy and Environment committee, took a group of her colleagues to Bethel, Alaska to learn about energy innovation in remote Alaskan villages. Accompanying her were Senators Steve Daines (MT), John Barrasso (WY), and Shelley Moore Capito (WV). Read the full story at the Committee’s website.

SCOTUS AND WAPO ON DEMAND RESPONSE

“Environmental groups are cheering over the Supreme Court’s Monday ruling in the obscure yet deeply consequential case Federal Energy Regulatory Commission vs. Electric Power Supply Association, in which a 6-2 court decision blessed “demand response” — the idea that big companies (and maybe, someday, aggregated groups of individuals) can get paid for using less electricity […]