On Thursday night, Inside Energy gathered some great minds at the Colorado School of Mines for a discussion on energy and politics. A part of our ongoing Spark! series, we learned a lot that evening about Colorado’s past entanglements with energy and policy, and how the experts felt about current energy policies.
Pacific Business News |Earlier this week, Hawaii became the first U.S. state to adopt a 100 percent renewable energy standard. But there’s a lot that has to happen between putting a renewable energy standard into law and putting it into practice, and much of the coverage of Hawaii’s plans have focused on how difficult this could be.
U.S. Department of Energy | Today the U.S. Department of Energy and the White House released the first installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review. It’s more than a great Scrabble word: It’s a comprehensive analysis of what it will take to keep our country’s energy infrastructure running smoothly as our energy economy rapidly changes.
Despite being one of the few issues with wide support from Republicans and Democrats, as well as private industry, federal energy efficiency legislation has been stagnant. In the new GOP-controlled Congress, the time for energy efficiency policy might finally be near.
Inside Energy’s Leigh Paterson was a guest journalist this week at the US Senate and US House debates, hosted by Wyoming PBS. Candidates answered questions on education, foreign policy, same-sex marriage, Obamacare, and of course, on energy: oil exports, Wyoming wind power development, climate change in the classroom, and the EPA.
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