Land & Liberty Coalition Launches in Virginia

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Virginia grassroots organization joins national coalition to empower local clean energy supporters Richmond, VA. (Aug 11, 2021) — On Monday, the Land & Liberty Coalition (L&LC), a project of Conservatives for Clean Energy – Virginia (CCE-VA), announced the launch of a Virginia chapter of the Land & Liberty Coalition. L&LC is a national grassroots organization that partners with local […]


Conservative Leaders Across the Nation Discuss Energy Policy with Members of Congress During 3rd Annual Fly-In

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May 4, 2021 – LANSING, Mich. – This week, the Conservative Energy Network (CEN), a coalition of 21 state-based conservative clean energy organizations, will conduct more than 65 learning sessions with Members of Congress and their staff. This is CEN’s third annual fly-in in collaboration with Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES). Meeting attendees will […]


Study finds Renewable Energy has Created 6,300 Jobs in Rural Colorado

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The renewable energy industry has created 6,334 jobs and generates $388.6 million a year in economic activity in eastern Colorado, according to a study released Tuesday by three Colorado advocacy groups.


Editorial: Solar’s Future Should be Brighter

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Now, however, as stated in Conservatives for Clean Energy’s platform: “Saving energy and taxpayer resources aligns perfectly with the goals of fiscal conservatism. Conservatives can and should lead on energy efficiency, as it matches our core values.” Now that the cost of solar panels is dropping, solar energy can now compete head-to-head more successfully with more traditional energy sources.


Letter to the Editor: Some Good News On Offer: Solar Powering Our Future

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At the center of powering Ohio’s economic future and job creation will be the continued deployment of renewable energy technologies. Among the uncertainty of today, there is a ray of good news: the Ohio Power Siting Board – the state agency in charge of utility energy projects – has approved yet another significant solar project for Brown and Clermont Counties.


Issues Of The Environment: Pushing For “Energy Freedom” In The Michigan Legislature

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A series of “energy freedom” bills, which would allow customers to diversify energy generation and usage is before the Michigan Legislature.  For this week’s “Issues of the Environment,” WEMU’s David Fair talks with Ed Rivet, executive director of the Michigan Conservative Energy Forum, about a new strategy to move the measures forward. 


How S.C. became a national clean energy model

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After construction of two additional reactor units at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station ended in 2017 with billions of dollars of debt, 5,000 people out of work and no new reactors, lawmakers jumped to investigate what had happened. Now, fewer than three years later, South Carolina is being seen by some as a model for how bipartisan clean energy legislation can be accomplished in a conservative state.


Tesla, Michigan, and Conservative Clean Energy

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Electric automaker Tesla settled a lawsuit with the state that will allow sales and service in Michigan.

Applauding the move is the Michigan Conservative Energy Forum. Kevin Essebaggers talks with MICEF Executive Director Ed Rivet about the Tesla development, and what it’s like being a conservative group lobbying for renewable energy solutions.


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