Wind, wind everywhere?

2010 is shaping up as a milestone year for the wind power industry, which continues to see an abundance of new capacity added in...

More thoughts on keeping energy jobs – and all jobs in America

In a week that saw a major, positive breakthrough in the country’s offshore drilling policy, the stories of energy jobs moving overseas just keep...

Offshore drilling and the problem with compromise

Nobody was expecting – nor were very many recommending – that offshore drilling be allowed indiscriminately around all of the country. CEA applauded President...

A big step in the right direction

March 31 was a groundbreaking day of such historic significance that had its developments come one day later, it might well have been mistaken...

Good news and bad news (and a little context) for the U.S. oil industry

First the good news: Domestic oil production last year increased for the first time since 1991.  For folks who tend to be amazed by...

Can industry ever be really green? Enter the Green Machine.

As industrial states like Michigan pin their hopes of an economic revival on renewable energy, a lot of people are understandably skeptical that the...

The definition of waste

In a perfect world, the U.S. would be 100% oil independent. In today’s less-than-perfect world, tapping Canada for some of our energy needs would...

What’s needed to keep American energy jobs in America

Everyone who works in renewable energy – or American manufacturing for that matter – let out a collective sigh of “What is the world...

Now We’re Talking (Finally) – Part II

By David Holt, President of Consumer Energy Alliance We are pleased to be able to engage in a thoughtful conversation about Low-Carbon Fuel Standards (LCFS),...

And speaking of humble beginnings…

Last week when we wrote about the power of innovation to both develop new technologies and transform existing ones, we described a brand-new technology...