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Green Energy Poverty Week

Green Energy Poverty Week

A week dedicated to topics that underscore impacts environmentalists don’t want to discuss By Paul Driessen April 22 was Earth Day, the March for Science and Lenin’s birthday (which many say is appropriate, since environmentalism is now green on the outside and red, anti-free enterprise on the inside). April 29 will feature the People’s Climate […]

New Gas Tax Proposed

New Gas Tax Proposed

This is an urgent announcement, medications we need you to stand up against the out of touch politicians in Sacramento to defeat this bill! The Legislature had barely reconvened before Senator Jim Beall and Assemblyman Jim Frazier had proposed another tax increase against poor and working class families.  This new gas tax would increase regular […]

California Energy Commission (CEC) Mission Rock Peaker Plant Status

California Energy Commission (CEC) Mission Rock Peaker Plant Status

By Sheryl Hamlin The California Energy Commission held a scheduled status meeting on December 19, 2016 in Sacramento which was available on-line via Webex or phone-in audio in both English and Spanish. The notice of the meeting is here. The meeting was “attended” by CEC staff, legal counsel, commissioners, three representatives from Calpine and about […]

California adopts nation’s first energy-efficiency rules for computers

California adopts nation’s first energy-efficiency rules for computers

The California Energy Commission has passed energy-efficiency standards for computers and monitors in an effort to reduce power costs, sickness becoming the first state in the nation to adopt such rules. The regulations promise to reduce energy consumed by computers by about one-third, saving power customers about $373 million in utility bills by 2027, and […]

The world needs more energy!

The world needs more energy!

Pipeline anarchy: Trump win fuels more rampant theft and destruction – and North Dakota citizens pay the price

Pipeline anarchy:  Trump win fuels more rampant theft and destruction – and North Dakota citizens pay the price

By Paul Driessen Is this to be our future? Last week’s elections will soon end autocratic rule via executive fiat, the war on coal and hydrocarbons, IRS agents targeting conservative groups, government SWAT teams invading businesses and homes, and numerous other Abuses and Usurpations. But now we’re getting leftist anarchy and riots – with mindless, […]

Trump’s Gettysburg Address: 100 Day Contract With the American Voter

Trump’s Gettysburg Address: 100 Day Contract With the American Voter

(Editor’s Note:  Here’s a summary of Donald Trump’s Gettysburg speech, via Trump’s website: “Today, in historic Gettysburg, PA, Donald J. Trump presented a game-changing plan for his first 100 days in office. This revolutionary “Contract with the American Voter” will ensure that America’s economy is revitalized and citizens are protected.”) GETTYSBURG, PA–“I’m not a politician, […]

California legislature and governor enact four bills that accelerate energy storage markets

California legislature and governor enact four bills that accelerate energy storage markets

SACRAMENTO, pill Calif., Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The California Energy Storage Alliance applauds the California State Legislature and Governor for signing into law four important new bills that directly impact energy storage. Collectively, these bills will grow the behind-the-meter and utility-scale energy storage markets, create new clean energy jobs, reduce distributed energy resource interconnection […]

Powering countries, empowering people

Powering countries, empowering people

By Paul Driessen Affordable energy brings jobs, improved living standards and pursuit of happiness    For 16 years, in a scene out of pre-industrial America, Thabo Molubi and his partner made furniture in South Africa’s outback, known locally as the “veld.” Lacking even a stream to turn a water wheel and machinery, they depended solely on […]

Santa Paula: Mission Rock Peaker Plant Oppostion

Santa Paula: Mission Rock Peaker Plant Oppostion

By Sheryl Hamlin Item 12 A on the regular agenda for September 19, 2016 included a resolution opposing the proposed gas fired peaker plant on the Mission Rock site owned by Calpine. The text of the proposed resolution follows: A RESOLUTION OF THE SANTA PAULA CITY COUNCIL OPPOSING THE PROPOSED CALPINE MISSION ROCK ENERGY CENTER […]