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Renewable Energy Standards

A Step Backwards

Bob Hagan | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Bob Hagan

While Ohio is the first state in the country to freeze its renewable energy standards, more than a dozen states have debated similar bills since 2013 -- a troubling trend led largely by well-funded extremists.

Kate Sheppard

Attacks On Clean Energy Were A Giant Failure

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Efforts to roll back renewable energy standards in the states this year have largely failed despite the best efforts of conservative gro...

A Win For Renewable Energy Standards

stateline | Jim Malewitz | Posted 06.24.2013 | Green

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Is There Any Political Support For Clean Energy In This State?

Posted 05.08.2013 | Green

From EarthTechling's Pete Danko: How badly do some people want to kill even a mild form of support for renewable energy in North Carolina? Badly en...

Is the Sun the Only Thing Powerful Enough to Unite Democrats and Republicans?

Posted 05.04.2013 | Green

From TakePart contributor RL Miller: A funny thing is happening on the way to conservative attacks on solar energy—some conservatives are champio...

ALEC Energy Director Misleads the Wall Street Journal

Gabe Elsner | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green
Gabe Elsner

In Friday's Wall Street Journal story, "States Cooling to Renewable Energy," ALEC Energy, Environment and Agriculture Task Force Director Todd Wynn claimed, "I have not received one dime to work directly on renewable-energy mandates."

ALEC Targets Renewable Energy Standards and Global Warming Education

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics
Tina Gerhardt

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) have let their ALEC memberships expire, according to Greenwire. Why?

Renewable Energy Standard: Symbolism or Substance?

Daniel Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel Goldfarb

Any debate over what is in this RES bill will be taken as an opportunity revert to ideological arguments, leading to gross confabulations from both sides of the aisle about what such a piece of policy would do.