Browsing All posts tagged under »Trump Administration Energy Policy«

8 Examples Of Lower Power Bills Because Of Tax Cuts

February 7, 2018 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ Power companies and the states where they do business say consumers will see lower utility rates due to the tax law from congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump that went into effect Jan. 1. The Republican tax law reduced the federal corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent. […]

3 Reasons Trump Should Pull The Plug On Solar Tariffs

January 22, 2018 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ An expansive trade case has simmered on the back burner since April 2017 and is now finally on its way to President Donald Trump’s desk for a decision by Jan. 26. The case involves two failing manufacturing companies—Suniva and SolarWorld—which have petitioned the government for globally applicable tariffs on inexpensive imports […]

NAFTA Is Essential To Expanding US Energy Dominance

January 20, 2018 by

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By Elliott Raia and Nicolas Loris ~ Since the expansion of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling technologies broke the trend of high energy prices in 2014, Americans have prospered—not only from lower energy prices, but also increased economic growth. As access to abundant energy sources increases, businesses reaping the benefits of affordable energy have expanded […]

5 Ways Energy Dominance Can Bolster Trump’s National Security Strategy

December 20, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The Trump administration’s new national security strategy emphasizes the importance of a strong economy to enhance national security. “America’s central position in the global energy system as a leading producer, consumer, and innovator,” the report says, “ensures that markets are free and U.S. infrastructure is resilient and secure.” As a global […]

Tax Reform Bill Would Give Back Alaskans Control Of Their Energy Future

December 17, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ In a compromise tax reform package, Senate and House negotiators have agreed to include language to open Alaska’s coastal plain for energy exploration and production. If passed, the bill would finally give Alaskans more control over their energy future by opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The entire Arctic refuge comprises […]

Trump Can Use Liquefied Natural Gas To Bolster Key Alliances. Here’s How.

December 15, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Thomas Wilson ~ The Trump administration has spoken adamantly about U.S. energy dominance. To outsiders, the phrase “energy dominance” may elicit fear and conjure images of Russian-like influence in using energy for political manipulation. The reality in this case, however, is just the opposite: American energy dominance will help our allies […]

Why Congress Should Ditch The Renewable Fuel Standard

December 6, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Stephan Jaksch ~ Politicians don’t have a crystal ball that can predict the future of energy prices, energy supplies, or demand for electricity and gasoline. But they pretend to, and that’s a problem. It leads to market-distorting policies that harm Americans as consumers and taxpayers. Take the Renewable Fuel Standard. Congress […]