An energy bill that would make compliance with the state’s clean energy standards voluntary until 2020 now heads to the Ohio Senate with a new provision that critics call an added “giveaway” for utilities.
Clean energy groups in Michigan are taking a variety of positions on a proposed statewide energy policy overhaul, but all agree the bills could be strengthened to encourage in-state renewable energy development apart from utilities.
With the fate of the state’s clean energy standards and the federal Clean Power Plan still unsettled, utility, fossil fuel and nuclear energy interests have spent almost $3 million in reported contributions for Ohio political campaigns this year through October.
Whether purchasing a Tesla is in their future or not, consumers should have the option to make that choice based on their values, needs, and budget, unencumbered by government interference.
With Ohio shaping up to once again be a battleground state for this year’s presidential election, contrasts on energy and climate policy could affect whether Democrats or Republicans win the state’s 18 votes in the Electoral College.
Catrina Rorke,the state program director at the conservative R Street Institute, discusses a free market approach to clean energy ahead of her visit to Minneapolis today.
Republican attorneys general from three Midwest states say an investigation into whether oil giant Exxon Mobil misled investors about the risks of climate change is a “grave mistake” and an effort to “police the global warming debate.”
North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer, who has emerged as one of Donald Trump’s key advisers, explains what he means by a “level playing field” for energy.
While the Republican platform leans heavily toward fossil fuels, a growing group of “eco-rights” are pushing for conservative policy solutions to climate change.
Organizers of an annual clean energy tour in Ohio this weekend are hoping to use the event to persuade state lawmakers of the sector’s economic importance.