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Here’s The Dam Deal: Power America’s Dams

April 9, 2019 by


By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ CFACT’s recent article “What’s the Dam Deal?” by Grace Cancelmo raises important questions about expanding the use of dams for hydropower and other useful purposes. The US Energy Department (DOE) has done some interesting research on this topic, because dams are already our biggest renewable energy source, by far. Increased […]

When Energy Efficiency Rules Hurt The Public And The Environment

January 4, 2017 by


By Arthur Corbin ~ Over the last several years, an extreme and ideologically-driven environmental agenda has hijacked our national energy policy. Whether its goal is to keep fossil fuels in the ground or to electrify America based on a naïve belief that all electricity will be renewable within 30 years, or some combination, this bias […]

How The EPA Plans To Kill Jobs And Reduce Your Income

December 18, 2013 by


By Amy Payne ~ How’s your heating bill? If you feel like you’re not paying enough, you’re in luck. President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pushing new regulations on power plants—regulations that will kill jobs, jack up your energy costs, and even end up reducing families’ income because of the impact on the prices […]

Not So Bright Lights

August 20, 2013 by


By Craig Rucker ~ “Renewable energy” is a sexy term used to drive public policies and spending The Obama Administration and like-minded Green zealots have said repeatedly that they are waging a “war on coal,” intend to bankrupt coal-based power plants, and delay or block oil, natural gas and nuclear projects – while fast-tracking and […]

Politico’s Restuccia Understates Renewable Energy Production Increase, But Ignores Its Insignificant Slice Of All Production

June 22, 2013 by


By Tom Blumer ~ In a tired Politico item on how President Obama plans to carry out his January State of the Union threat to go around Congress on “climate change” — no surprise, his moves will be a “power plant clampdown,” pouring more money into solar, wind, and geothermal, and micromanaging lamps and refrigerators […]

Storm Warning: The Gloomy Forecast for EMPs

July 7, 2012 by


By Jessica Zuckerman ~ Almost a week after the D.C. area was pummeled with raging storms, many individuals are still suffering in the July heat without lights, phone lines, and, perhaps most importantly, air conditioning. In the immediate aftermath of this event, tens of thousands of Washingtonians, Marylanders, and Virginians were left without power. Storms […]

More to the Story on Nuclear Power and Cheap Natural Gas

March 17, 2012 by


By Jack Spencer ~ Two major financial news publications, the Economist and The Wall Street Journal, published major articles in the past week arguing that the American nuclear renaissance has ended before it ever really began. While the articles differ slightly in their presentation, the basic common thread is that new nuclear power cannot compete […]