March 1st, 2024
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The United States has the opportunity to add more renewable energy to our grid by unleashing the heat beneath our feet: geothermal energy. However, to power homes and businesses across the country with this clean energy resource, we need a commonsense review process that helps get much needed projects approved and puts shovels in the […]

February 13th, 2024
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In appealing to his radical left flank, President Joe Biden halted the consideration of new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals – a move that will ironically backfire against his own climate agenda and result in higher global emissions. Rep. Brandon Williams (R-N.Y.) responded in full force with his resolution condemning the Biden Administration for […]

October 25th, 2023
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The Department of Energy recently announced nearly $3.5 billion in funding from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to strengthen U.S. power grids. One tranche of this funding will invest specifically in 400 microgrids to boost reliability and resilience.   With the ability to operate completely independently or toggle access to the larger grid […]

October 4th, 2023
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Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) President Heather Reams wrote the below response to The Washington Post’s article: “Americans don’t hate living near solar and wind farms as much as you might think”:  I applaud the Washington Post for highlighting that Americans are setting aside “Not In My Back Yard” tendencies, or NIMBYism. In fact, […]

October 3rd, 2023
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Hydropower plays a major role in the United States’ renewable energy portfolio, generating about 6 percent of total U.S. utility-scale electricity generation. U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) recently reintroduced the Maintaining and Enhancing Hydroelectricity and River Restoration Act of 2023. The legislation strives to expand the use of hydropower and incentivizes much needed upgrades to […]

August 23rd, 2023
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CRES President Heather Reams traveled to Milwaukee, WI, to attend the first 2024 Republican presidential debate. In anticipation, she released the following statement:   “Nationwide CRES Forum polling shows Republican voters overwhelmingly support an all-of-the-above energy approach to strengthen American energy security and address climate change.  “When appealing to voters, especially young Republicans, it is critical 2024 GOP […]

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