Consumers in states that restructured to promote retail competition saw their rates decline by 3.6 percent, while ratepayers in states that retained the traditional regulatory model saw their rates increase by 8.2 percent.
Energy & Environment
Environmental policies established by Congress and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are moving us toward electrical grid failure.
As we have just celebrated Earth Day, it is good to remember that Earth Day is not action; it is a call to act. Organizers across the globe have worked to mobilize millions under this year's theme of "green cities" with the goal of creating a...
For more than three decades, Marines, their families and civilian workers on base unwittingly drank and bathed in water polluted with gasoline, pesticides and other toxic chemicals believed responsible for devastating illnesses such as cancer, leukemia and birth defects.
Whenever you send a text message or download an app, water is involved. You may not see it, but you need it.
American wind power needs a pro-growth tax policy that drives real, measurable results to keep this American success story going.
American taxpayers and ratepayers have seen little return on their forced investment in wind energy over the past 20 years.
What is emerging is a clear picture of the impacts of climate change in the Arctic and the risks posed by future drilling in the area.
At first glance, this might seem like a parochial issue. In reality, it is a lawsuit that carries with it serious implications not only for the individual private property rights of all Americans, but also for the future of our economy and energy independence here in the United States.
Climate efforts by U.S. states and the administration, along with energy efficiency investments and the switch from coal to lower emitting natural gas, have helped to reduce American emissions to their lowest levels in 20 years, despite opposition by almost all Republicans in Congress.