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The False Promise of Carbon Capture as a Climate Solution

Naomi Oreskes, Scientific American Read the article here March 1, 2024 Fossil-fuel companies use captured carbon dioxide to extract more fossil fuels, leading to a net increase in atmospheric CO2   Last December the leaders of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai declared victory as the parties agreed to “transition away” from […]

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LEAN ENERGY US’ 2023 report on Community Choice Aggregation is now out!

LEAN’s white paper entitled “Community Choice Aggregation: A Cost-Effective Policy Tool that Accelerates Competitive Renewable Power Addition and Carbon Reduction at Scale” is now available on our website. After many months of research, surveys, focus groups, and industry leader interviews, LEAN’s study shows the CCA model as an efficient, equitable and cost-effective policy tool for providing

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Xcel Energy will hike its gas rate for a third time this year in Colorado

Link to the original story Adding utility rate increases one on top of another is called “pancaking” and Wednesday Colorado regulators tossed another flapjack on the stack, granting Xcel Energy a $64.2 million increase in gas rates. The increase in the basic rate follows increases in gas rates for rising fuel prices this year and

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