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Energy Crossroads, Part 2: Reliable, Cost-Effective Alternatives to Cooper’s Disastrous Plan

By favoring wind and solar generation with battery storage to the exclusion of viable, dependable sources, Gov. Cooper's "Clean Energy Plan" would be extremely expensive, costing consumers an average of…

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Budget, Taxation & Economy

Energy Crossroads, Part 1: Cooper’s Plan Is Unnecessary and Fraught with Costs to Consumers and the Environment

Cooper's "Clean Energy Plan" has a very definite preference for extremely expensive, intermittent, and unreliable electricity resources, to the exclusion of viable, dependable resources. A report for Locke by energy…

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Kitty Hawk Wind Farm Project Poses Serious Ecological and Environmental Risks and Economic Burdens

Federal agency should carefully weigh substantial costs vs. narrow benefit RALEIGH – In comments submitted today to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the John Locke Foundation’s senior fellow…

Budget, Taxation & Economy

Proposed Offshore Wind Farm Project Risks Serious Ecological, Environmental, and Economic Harms

On August 27, 2021, Jon Sanders submitted public comments to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) regarding the BOEM's Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)…