Congress, after limiting light bulb choice, is now moving toward mandating higher energy efficiency in appliances and just about anything that plugs into an electrical outlet.
Do not be duped by terms such as "green," "clean energy," or "sustainable development." Not only do these regulatory initiatives come short of producing the same prosperity and quality energy efficiency provided by the free-market they also fail to terminate our nation's dependency of foreign oil.
As ethanol subsidies were set to expire at the end of 2010, the Competitive Enterprise Institute began encouraging politicians to allow the subsidies to expire, even as lobbyists and environmentalists continued to push for renewed expensive and unproductive ethanol subsidies and mandates.
In an interview with The New American magazine, Art Crino, P.E., a retired licensed electrical engineer and expert in power-generation technology, sat down with The New American's Rebecca Terrell to discuss the benefits of nuclear energy and how it can be used to achieve the goal of energy independence for the United States.
The House is expected to begin debate today on H.R. 910, a bill that would prohibit the EPA Administrator from regulating greenhouse gases to address climate change.
The Department of Energy was established to help make our country less dependent on foreign sources, particularly oil. Since its establishment, we have doubled our dependency, directly as a result of the department’s policies. In fact, the entire government program that deals with energy is flawed and is making energy sources less available and less useable for an industrial nation. In this site, you will learn how and why.