Category Archives: Energy News

U.S. Reports a Major Milestone in Wind and Solar Power

Ten percent of all of the electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power, marking the first such milestone in U.S. history, according to a new U.S. Energy Information Administration report. The EIA estimates that wind and solar farms likely generated 10 percent of America’s electricity in April as well, which […]

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President Trump’s Policies At Home And In The Middle East

President Trump’s first major budget proposal on Tuesday will include massive cuts to Medicaid and call for changes to anti-poverty programs that would give states new power to limit a range of benefits, people familiar with the planning said, despite growing unease in Congress about cutting the safety net. For Medicaid, the state-federal program that […]

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Pleasant Surprises At The Pump, OPEC’s LATEST NIGHTMARE?

The escalation in oil drilling in the United States is presenting OPEC with a nasty surprise. OPEC leaders  shrugged off the threat of competition from the U.S. and instead characterized it as a boon for the global market. OPEC and other major oil producers including Russia reached a landmark agreement late last year to rein in production […]

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