Big Opportunity in Texas for CO2 Capture – By Landon Stevens

The Texas legislature is considering HB1284 and SB450, a set of bills that will empower the state to begin approving permits for the use of Class VI wells for carbon capture and storage. Class VI wells are those designed to inject CO2 deep into the

Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack Reveals Infrastructure Vulnerabilities

May 11, 2021 – LANSING, Mich. – Mark Pischea, president and CEO of the Conservative Energy Network (CEN), a coalition of 21 state-based conservative clean energy organizations,  today made the following statement in response to the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack. “Unfortunately, cyberattacks are a new form

Conservative Energy Network Unveils Build America Initiative

April 14, 2021 – LANSING, Mich. – Today, the Conservative Energy Network (CEN), a coalition of 21 state-based conservative clean energy organizations, unveiled its Build America Initiative which seeks to celebrate historical conservative leadership on infrastructure investment. By highlighting the achievements of former U.S. Presidents

CEN Launches Website to Chronicle Electric Utility Abuse of Power

‘Utility Playbook’ Spotlights Tactics Used by Utilities to Take Advantage of Ratepayers April 7, 2021 – LANSING, Mich. – The Conservative Energy Network (CEN), a coalition of 21 state-based conservative clean energy organizations, today announced the launch of a new website: www.utilityplaybook.com. The website identifies specific “plays”

Conservative Energy Network Announces Hire of New Media Strategist

CEN Continues to Expand National Team April 5, 2021 – LANSING, Mich. – The Conservative Energy Network (CEN), a coalition of 21 state-based conservative clean energy organizations, today announced the hire of New Media Strategist Kayla Ventura. This new position will enable CEN and its state teams

Including Grid Investments in Future Infrastructure Plans

By Landon Stevens If the devastating impacts of winter storm Uri in Texas last month showed us anything, it is that there are gaping holes in grid infrastructure that need to be addressed to increase resiliency and keep the lights on in any condition. In

What ‘All of the Above’ Really Means

By Landon Stevens Last month dozens of people died and millions were left in the dark as historic winter storm Uri hit Texas and the Southern United States. Immediately upon hearing of blackouts sweeping across large swaths of Texas, vocal proponents on both sides of