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Five Truths About Grid Reliability and Deregulation

By: RealClearEnergy.org |

Before electricity had been restored last month, false claims proliferated as swiftly as the outages themselves. Misguided criticisms included excessive blame levied at wind power, while others have fallen into the trap of blaming “deregulation” of the power industry. That’s dead wrong for two reasons: power markets aren’t “deregulated” […]

Trump or Biden: Texas is Going Green Either Way

One day after the Presidential election, the U.S. formally withdrew from the Paris climate agreement. Although this coincides with President Trump’s ongoing initiatives to protect the coal industry, this has not slowed down companies looking to profit from the expanding renewables industry.

Transitioning to clean energy

Even in Texas, a state that is synonymous with oil, 95% […]

2020-11-06T13:25:19-06:00National Market|

Columbia Report Indicates Electrical Burden Is Shifting to Residences

Researchers from Columbia University have released a report on the potential effects of the COVID pandemic on U.S. electricity demand. “The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented changes in the ways people interact and approach economic activities,” the paper reads.

Ultimately, they conclude that electricity demand is unlikely to return to normal […]

2020-11-04T10:01:51-06:00National Market|
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