Bringing Hydropower Into the 21st Century

ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE, SPEAK IN SUPPORT OF THE BILL. THE CHAIR: THE GENTLEMAN IS RECOGNIZED. MR. LAMBORN: I THANK THE CHAIRMAN. I RISE IN SUPPORT OF THE HYDROPOWER MODERN DAYS ACT OF 2017, SPONSORED BY OUR COLLEAGUES FROM THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, MRS. MCMORRIS RODGERS, IT SIMPLY LOOKS TO BRING HYDROPOWER INTO THE 21ST RENTRY […]

Off the Grid with Thomas Massie

(gentle banjo music) – There are a lot of labels floating out there. Libertarian-leaning Republican, constitutional conservative, Tea Party, deplorable. I’ll go with any of those labels. I don’t really get caught up in labels. I’ve been called a redneck and a hillbilly and a nerd and a geek. I find those to be terms […]

What New Legislation Means for the Solar Industry in the Next 10 Years

Sean O’Reilly: So, guys, I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but solar’s got a little bit of a pop. Tyler Crowe: Something like that. Taylor Muckerman: A little bit. As hot as the surface of the sun, those stocks. O’Reilly: Congress gave them a Christmas season. Crowe: It’s the season of giving. O’Reilly: They extended […]

Spain Privatizes the Sun: Solar Power Collection Tax

solar power in Spain a lot of people are angry that spain has essentially privatize the sunday put together a consumption tax on solar power via a Royal Decree it taxes people who are gathering sunlight on the wrong in other words you can pay to have a professional installation done um up solar panels […]

Mass Price Drop in Solar Power: No Longer ‘Alternative?’

big dropped in solar power prices and hopefully it will make alternative energy no longer alternative there’s an article in the economist which talks about the price of photobook uh… the cost of photovoltaic bubble take cells per what but they generate right now in nineteen seventy seven it would cost seven little over seventy […]

Trump changing US trade, slapping tariffs on solar panels, washing machines

WHOLESALE CHANGE AT LEADERSHIP LEVEL OF THE BUREAU AND THE DOJ.>>YOU TOO, TRISH. TRISH: EVERYONE AS BLAKE REPORTED EARLIER PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS SLAPPED NEW TARIFFS ON IMPORTS AND WASHING MACHINES AND SOLAR PANELS. THE WHEN IT COMES TO WASHING SOME WARN IT WILL HURT CONSUMERS AND DRIVE PRICES UP. IT IS ALL ABOUT PUTTING AMERICA […]

Trump Officials Try To Rewrite Study To Make Renewable Energy Look Bad

A few months ago, a draft version of the Department of Energy’s energy grid study was released, and it showed that everything that the Trump administration and Republicans had been saying about renewable energy was completely false. Renewable energy was not overloading our power grids. It was not taking up space that could be better […]

The Solar Industry Is Driving The U.S. Economy

In 2015, the American solar industry added jobs 12 times faster than the rest of the economy. In fact, it’s grown 123% since 2010, and the industry keeps expanding! Last year, Obama announced a new program to train veterans to work in the solar industry. And recently, Congress actually extended a tax credit for solar […]

Can Tesla Rebuild Puerto Rico Power Grid? (Sí Se Puede)

– Hurricanes Irma and Maria have devastated Puerto Rico. Elon Musk offered to help, and in a few short weeks, they’ve already installed a new sustainable energy system for Hospital del Niño, in San Juan, that’s the Children’s Hospital, Elon called this “The first of many solar and battery projects going live in Puerto Rico.” […]

Federal Loan Guarantees for Failed Solar-Panel Company Under Investigation

bjbjLULU JEFFREY BROWN: And we turn to another looming problem for the Obama administration: Did the White House inappropriately push along financial help for a now-bankrupt solar panel manufacturer? A congressional hearing today focused on the administration’s very public embrace of that company. Ray Suarez has the story. RAY SUAREZ: It began in September 2009 […]