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Coal Industry on the Rocks, Other Fossil Fuels Targeted

The great white environmentalist sharks smell blood in the water. It’s gushing from mortally wounded US coal companies that the Obama EPA has gutted as sacrifices on the altar of “dangerous man-made climate change” prevention and other spurious health, ecological … Continue reading

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Mad Max Coming to an Electric Grid Near You?

Two years ago Iranian hackers infiltrated the control system of the Bowman Avenue Dam, a small structure used for flood control in Rye, N.Y., about 20 miles from New York City. The hackers never took control of the dam, and … Continue reading

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Climate Treaty will Harm U.S. Future

By Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek The recent Paris climate talks became frenzied, as delegates desperately tried to salvage an agreement beyond empty promises to do something sometime about what President Obama insists is the gravest threat to our planet, … Continue reading

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Toward a Smarter Grid

One day earlier this month, 10,000 people living in Fairfax County lost their electric power around 7:30 a.m. Thanks to sensors and devices that Dominion Virginia Power had installed in its electric distribution system, company operators were able to quickly identify … Continue reading

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The SCC’s Last Crack at Dominion Before The Rate Freeze

The State Corporation Commission is conducting a two-week hearing to determine whether or not Dominion Virginia Power should rebate $66 million in excess profits to ratepayers, as calculated by the SCC staff. This review of Dominion’s base electric rates (which … Continue reading

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