All posts tagged "clean energy"

  • Politics
    Mitchell: Reid, Obama playing fast and loose on ‘green’ energy

    (Thomas Mitchell) – When President Obama took the stage to close out Harry Reid’s traveling planet salvation show this past week in Las Vegas, he accused opponents of his sweeping clean energy plans of spreading misinformation. “We refuse to surrender the hope of a clean energy future to those who fear it and...

  • Government
    Clean Energy Summit Sparks Political Events, Debate

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – With U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s 5th annual National Clean Energy Summit set to kick off today in Las Vegas, the debate over alternative energy development and the government’s role in its future rages on. The purpose of the day-long event as described on the website is to,...

  • Government
    Segerblom Proud That EPA Regs Scrapped 3 Nevada Coal Power Plants

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – In case you needed any more evidence that President Obama’s “all of the above” talking point on energy policy is a joke, Nevada Assemblyman “Tick” Segerblom, D.-Clark County, just wrote an op-ed bragging about how a recent ruling from Obama’s EPA will kill coal power. Media analysts from left...

  • Government
    Reid’s Way to Increase Clean Energy ‘Demand’ Is Force Feeding

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) As per usual, Harry Reid’s tome on renewable energy projects in Nevada — “Playing to win in Clean Energy,” produced at your expense — leaves out as much as it tells. Harry touts SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes project near Tonopah, which will use mirrors to reflect sunlight on a 528-foot...

  • Politics
    Same Old State Of The Union, Again

    (Jim Clark) – Question:  What do alcoholics, drug addicts, cheating husbands and politicians have in common?  Answer:  They’ll tell you anything you want to hear, any time you want to hear it. A case in point is President Obama’s State of the Union Address.  As the Associated Press said, “It was a...

  • Government
    Harry and Barry’s Taxpayer-funded Solar Energy Project Is Filled With Financial Landmines

    (Thomas Mitchell/4th St8) – If you thought Solyndra’s half a billion dollar loan guarantee from the Energy Department was risky business, wait till you read about the $1.6 billion DOE loan guarantee for a thermal solar project just across the border in California. The 392-megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, or Ivanpah,...

  • Business
    Government Played Intimate Role In Tech Development

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – No joke. Here’s what Secretary Steven Chu, a top official in the Obama administration who’s in charge of the U.S. Department of Energy, claimed today at Sen. Harry Reid’s National Clean Energy Summit: So the government played an incredibly intimate role in all the technologies that led to prosperity...

  • Government
    Highlights from the Nevada Energy Forum

    (David Mansdoerfer) – Yesterday, at the Nevada Energy Forum, Congressman Joe Heck and energy expert Rayola Dougher from the American Petroleum Institute gave talks highlighting the importance of energy security and increased production. Congressman Heck talked about three things in particular; job creation, clean energy, and the proposed pipeline from Canada to...

  • Opinion
    Harry Reid Paves The Superhighway To Serfdom

    (Thomas Mitchell/4th St8) - The urge to tell others how they should behave is darned near insatiable...