The debate over the future of U.S. electricity generation was on full display this week at Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearings in Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.. The focus of these public hearings? The EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan that could radically alter the way electricity is generated by utilities and used and paid for by consumers nationwide.
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Let’s face it: A lot of energy legislation produces political debates. But a recent Colorado bill received widespread support.
On Thursday, March 6, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Electricity Security and Affordability Act by a bipartisan vote of 229 to 183. The bill, HR 3826, would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set a more reasonable path forward for regulative power plant emissions.
Not long ago we published a blog post and infographic describing how electricity has become an increasingly important part of the infrastructure for modern bricks-and-mortar schools. From high-tech instructional equipment to basic utilities like heating and lighting, school buildings rely on electric power to create productive learning environments.
But not all of us ride bikes and busses to school – today, many students simply log on from home...
A few weeks ago as I was gearing up for trick or treaters, many Halloween displays had already been replaced by Christmas blitz. Black Friday has been replaced by Black Thursday—what we more traditionalists like to call Thanksgiving. Cyber Monday has joined the fray.
On October 15, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would accept the National Association of Manufacturers' petition challenging EPA’s questionable approach to regulating greenhouse gasses.