Gary Cohn

Trump White House Chief Economic Advisor Declares War on Coal

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart – White House National Economic Council director Gary Cohn has just re-opened the US Government’s war on coal. Gary Cohn Relaunches War on Coal: Fuel from America’s Heartland ‘Doesn’t Make Much Sense Anymore’ White House National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs banking executive, has…

Claim: Installing solar will combat national security risks in the power grid

From MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY and the “what happens if they bomb you at night?” department comes this freakishly stupid study that suggests we’ll have better energy security at our military installations by installing solar systems. While microgrids “can” be more reliable that individual grid tied systems, they still don’t generate power when you need it most…

Impending US Solar Energy Crash?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Financially troubled solar businesses seem to be hitting the headlines a lot these days. Solar Industry Slowdown Catches Up With SolarCity By Mrinalini Krishna | May 5, 2017 — 11:04 AM EDT After nice stretch of sunny weather, the last few months have clouded over for big solar. Declining prices…

Can the U.S. Become the Saudi Arabia of Natural Gas?

Guest post by David Middleton The Department of Energy gave a Texas-based energy company permission Tuesday to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries with which the U.S. does not have free trade agreements. Golden Pass Products will build an LNG export terminal capable of shipping 2.21 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural…