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Created on Monday, 19 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, public opinion, myths, strength of the industry, private investment
August 19 -- A recent “Matt Lewis & The News” guest post got a few things wrong on wind power – particularly the legitimate business case for renewable energy. A $269 billion industry last year, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 09 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, myths, jobs, public opinion, policies
August 9 -- According to Fox Business reporter Shibani Joshi, renewables are successful in Germany and not in the U.S. because Germany has “got a lot more sun than we do.” Sure, California might get ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 08 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: oil, ethanol, myths, opinion, RFS, profits
August 8 -- As two of Michigan’s more than 20,000 corn farmers, we are not surprised by the recent actions of the major oil companies or shocked by how they are portraying the “evils of ethanol.” ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 24 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind energy, health myths, clean energy
June 24 -- The claims made by Wind Wise (as reported on by Patricia Resende, June 13) ignore this vast majority of evidence and opinions of medical professionals in assessments worldwide that wind ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, myths, WSJ, energy solutions
June 19 -- A Wall Street Journal op-ed authored by a staffer of the industry-funded Heartland Institute claimed that "[p]hysical limitations" will not allow wind to become a major source of our power. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 31 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: RFS, oil, myths, facts
May 31 -- Last week I kicked off a short series of posts examining some of the biggest myths perpetuated by the oil industry in its crusade against biofuels and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 15 December 2011 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy myths, level the playing field
Dec. 14, 2011 -- "Between 1950 and 2010, the three main fossil fuels - oil, gas and coal - received $694 billion in federal energy subsidies in the United States alone. In stark contrast, renewables (primarily ... [ +++ ]