Category: Coal

Manchin’s Coal-Powered State: WV Electricity Rate Increase Requested

Appalachian Power, Wheeling Power Make Rate Increase Case for West Virginia Electricity Users The rate increase would add $18.41 to the monthly bills of Appalachian Power/Wheeling Power companies, according to documents filed by the companies with the Public Service Commission in April, a 12%… Continue Reading “Manchin’s Coal-Powered State: WV Electricity Rate Increase Requested”

Yin & yang of climate & energy in China

A September 14, 2022 Opinion, China Is Writing the Story of the Climate Future, by David Wallace-Wells in The New York Times, points out the complexities of climate change and renewable energy in China, a country that was blanketed by heat and drought during… Continue Reading “Yin & yang of climate & energy in China”

Hey Joe, where you going with our future in your hand?

Joe Manchin not only delayed climate action by President Biden for 18 months, he has walked away without taking any action to secure a better environment for future generations. No surprise really, since he receives more political contributions from oil and gas than any… Continue Reading “Hey Joe, where you going with our future in your hand?”

Coal, not Gas, as the ‘Bridge Fuel?’

News out of Germany yesterday points to how many nations have been hamstrung by their reliance on natural gas, as supplies tighten and prices whipsaw. Since renewables aren’t quite where they need to be yet, the current crisis, with heating season a scant 12… Continue Reading “Coal, not Gas, as the ‘Bridge Fuel?’”