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Rick Perry Suggests Fossil Fuels Prevent Sexual Assault?

Donald Trump sure did screen his cabinet members for stupidity. Most of them are stupid. But then there's Rick Perry. Who is, in case you missed it, Secretary of Energy. A department he wanted to
Trump’s Energy Secretary Believes Fossil Fuels Can Help Prevent Sexual Assault

Trump’s Energy Secretary Believes Fossil Fuels Can Help Prevent Sexual Assault

If you needed any further proof that the Trump administration is the political embodiment of the Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels classic Dumb and Dumber, here it is: Energy Secretary Rick Perry said
Rick Perry predicts energy storage will change the world. Trump wants to cut its funding.

Rick Perry predicts energy storage will change the world. Trump wants to cut its funding.

Energy Secretary Rick Perry hailed energy storage Thursday, describing it as the “holy grail” of energy. The Trump administration, however, doesn’t share Perry’s enthusiasm for the technology, based
Rick Perry Apparently Thinks Fossil Fuels Are a Good Way to Stop Sexual Assault

Rick Perry Apparently Thinks Fossil Fuels Are a Good Way to Stop Sexual Assault

"When the lights are on, when you have light that shines, the righteousness, if you will, on those types of acts."
Trump administration uses national security as excuse for handout to coal industry

Trump administration uses national security as excuse for handout to coal industry

Facing intense opposition, the Department of Energy has decided to frame its proposal to prop up uneconomic coal and nuclear power plants through subsidies as a national security issue. The proposal,

US Government Research Lab Eyes Blockchain in Energy Data Tests

A research lab within the U.S. Department of Energy has revealed it is exploring the application of blockchain in next-generation power grids.
Trump administration throws weight behind keeping Arizona coal plant open

Trump administration throws weight behind keeping Arizona coal plant open

Even while experts conclude the Navajo Generating Station, a 43-year-old coal plant in northern Arizona, is an economic albatross, the Trump administration is pushing to keep it running. Tired of
Energy Secretary Rick Perry to Hecklers: Fossil Fuels Save Lives

Energy Secretary Rick Perry to Hecklers: Fossil Fuels Save Lives

He says the oil industry is "affecting the climate in a positive way."
How to make $240,000 in 6 months by being friends with Rick Perry

How to make $240,000 in 6 months by being friends with Rick Perry

This week in swamp draining: Rick Perry’s former campaign manager has made $240,000 since March lobbying the Department of Energy, the agency that Perry now leads, according to lobbying disclosures

Trump Energy appointee steps down after claiming bigoted social media posts were from ‘hackers’

William Bradford, a political appointee at the Department of Energy, resigned Thursday after a senator questioned Bradford’s claims that bigoted, racist, and offensive comments posted from his account
Trump Energy Official Resigns After Claiming Controversial Comments Attributed to Him Were the Result of Hacking

Trump Energy Official Resigns After Claiming Controversial Comments Attributed to Him Were the Result of Hacking

William C. Bradford, appointed by Donald Trump to head the Department of Energy’s Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs, resigned Thursday afternoon in the midst of a scandal involving
Rick Perry’s energy grid study directly contradicts Trump’s budget priorities

Rick Perry’s energy grid study directly contradicts Trump’s budget priorities

The Department of Energy’s new electric grid study concluded energy efficiency is playing a key role in maintaining a reliable power system, even though the Trump administration is seeking to reduce
Why Your Dishwasher Is Talking to Your Energy Company

Why Your Dishwasher Is Talking to Your Energy Company

And helping deploy renewable energy along the way

That new federal anti-leaking program is really… something

Loose lips lead to pink slips? The post That new federal anti-leaking program is really… something appeared first on Hot Air.
DOE-funded study finds solar and wind power are literally life-saving

DOE-funded study finds solar and wind power are literally life-saving

A major new study funded by the Department of Energy documents major health and air quality benefits from the U.S. wind and solar revolution of the past decade, which include up to 12,700 lives saved.
Energy Department puts national lab employees on notice of job cuts

Energy Department puts national lab employees on notice of job cuts

The Department of Energy approved plans to reduce the workforce of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Brookhaven National Laboratory by as many as 525 positions. Both labs maintain the planned
America’s wind energy industry passed a major milestone

America’s wind energy industry passed a major milestone

The wind energy industry reached an important milestone in 2016 when it passed the generating capacity of hydroelectric power for the first time to become the nation’s top renewable generating source.
Wind and Solar Don’t Harm the Power Grid, Says Dept. of Energy Study

Wind and Solar Don’t Harm the Power Grid, Says Dept. of Energy Study

The study could ease fears that the administration will form policies undercutting renewable energy.
Wind and Solar Don’t Harm the Power Grid, Says Dept. of Energy Study

Wind and Solar Don’t Harm the Power Grid, Says Dept. of Energy Study

The study could ease fears that the administration will form policies undercutting renewable energy.
Another ‘Oops’ Moment? Rick Perry Quote on Supply and Demand Mocked

Another ‘Oops’ Moment? Rick Perry Quote on Supply and Demand Mocked

"You put the supply out there and the demand will follow"