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Infrastructure, Solar Power, Energy, Oil, Coal, Mitch McConnnell, Koch brothers, politics, environment, Renewable Energy, Froma Harrop

Solar-Power Amendment On Florida’s Ballot A ‘Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing’

The solar-power amendment on Florida’s ballot is a slick, oily fraud. Promoted as a way to expand solar energy and protect residents who want it, Amendment 1 would do just the opposite.

October 25, 2016

Nuclear Pitched As The New Green

The state that spawned a generation of activists committed to shutting down nuclear reactors and crippling the industry has lately become a hotbed of advocacy and financial support for fighting global warming with, of all things, nuclear power.

December 15, 2015

Tesla Unveils Battery To ‘Transform Energy Infrastructure’

The Tesla Powerwall can store power from solar panels, from the electricity grid at night when it is typically cheaper, and provide a secure backup in the case of a power outage.

May 1, 2015
Infrastructure, Solar Power, Energy, Oil, Coal, Mitch McConnnell, Koch brothers, politics, environment, Renewable Energy, Froma Harrop

The Sun Is Rising On Solar Panels, And There’s No Fighting It

Why the Koch brothers and an army of coal and oil lobbyists are doomed to lose their war against clean energy.

March 24, 2015

Renewable Energy Companies Use New Clout In Statehouses

Green energy going toe-to-toe with the fossil fuel industry in statehouses across the country.

December 26, 2014

Several States Have Tons Of Sun But Rules That Prevent Harnessing Its Power

By Evan Halper, Tribune Washington Bureau Few places in the country are as warm and bright as Mary Wilkerson’s property on the beach near St. Petersburg, Fla., a city once noted in the Guinness Book of World Records for a 768-day stretch of sunny days. But while Florida advertises itself as the Sunshine State, power […]

August 12, 2014

Conservative Heavyweights Have Solar Industry In Their Sights

By Evan Halper, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry. But the bad guy, in this case, wasn’t a fat-cat lobbyist or someone’s political opponent. He was a […]

April 20, 2014