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I Thought the Wind Industry Didn’t Need Subsidies Any More?

I Thought the Wind Industry Didn’t Need Subsidies Any More?

I was told, repeatedly, that the wind subsidies would be allowed to expire. That the industry was ready to stand on its own feet. That there was no appetite to renew the production tax credit. I told them I would believe it when I see it. This is the part where I say “I told

A Dakota Access Pipeline protester who used his Navajo name, Askii Ligaii, looks back as logs burn on the Morton County Road 134 bridge to hold back law enforcement on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, near Cannon Ball, N.D. Photo by Mike Nowatzki / Forum News Service

Hollywood Activists and a Presidential Candidate to Help Standing Rock Sioux Announce North Dakota’s First Solar Farm

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe will be cutting the proverbial ribbon this week on what they’re describing as North Dakota’s first solar farm. The project “already represents 50% of the state’s solar power,” according to a press release which notes the project will be capable of producing 300 kilowatts of power when the sun is

Market-Distorting, Wind-Friendly Public Policy Needs to Go

The closing of the Stanton Station coal plant in central North Dakota has clearly struck a nerve in the state. This despite the fact that the plant was small, old, and not one that was providing base load power for the region. It got the attention of our Public Service Commission, the folks in charge

Now That He's Out Of Excuses, Will Obama Approve The Keystone XL Pipeline?

The State Department is winding up yet another review of the Keystone XL pipeline issue, and isn’t likely to produce anything all that different from previous reviews, and now the State of Nebraska has approved the route the pipeline will take through their state. It seems President Obama is running out of excuses to sandbag