THE LEVELIZED COST OF ELECTRICITY FROM EXISTING GENERATION SOURCES

Contributed by Robert Lyman, Energy Economist @August 2016 In July 2016 the U.S.-based Institute for Energy Research (IER) released a study prepared by Thomas Stacy and George Taylor of the levelized cost of existing and new electricity generation sources in the United States. This is a summary of that study. The value of studies that … Continue reading THE LEVELIZED COST OF ELECTRICITY FROM EXISTING GENERATION SOURCES

Are the Media Fairly Reporting on Coal Phase-out in Alberta?

by Michelle Stirling, Communications Manager @August 2016 In the fall of 2015, two Edmonton media outlets ran articles about coal emissions that wildly exaggerated the source evidence they used. We objected to both media outlets. The Edmonton Journal refused to run our rebuttal statement. To be fair, they had recently published another article of ours … Continue reading Are the Media Fairly Reporting on Coal Phase-out in Alberta?

LIES, MISINFORMATION, AND DEMAGOGUERY

Contributed by Robert Lyman @ August 2016 - Energy economist. On Saturday, August 20, 2016, a coalition of environmental groups in Eastern Ontario will demonstrate in Ottawa to oppose Trans Canada Pipeline‚Äôs proposed Energy East Pipeline project. Like previous campaigns waged against the Keystone XL Pipeline and others in Canada, the information being disseminated and … Continue reading LIES, MISINFORMATION, AND DEMAGOGUERY