Clean Energy Provisions In The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Of 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 (H.R. 5376) was signed into law by President Biden on August 16, 2022. Serving as a scaled-down version of the Build Back Better Act proposed in 2021, the […]

Understanding Energy Independence In Two Charts

Every time I address the topic of energy independence, it spurs a lot of interest. But people also get confused about the subject. In the previous article, I addressed a number of questions related to […]

U.S. Energy Independence Soars To Highest Levels In Over 70 Years

The topic of U.S. energy independence often sparks debate, with many believing that the country achieved this status under President Trump and lost it during President Biden’s tenure. I have addressed these beliefs previously using […]

U.S. On Pace to Set a New Oil Production Record This Year

One of my 2023 energy predictions was “Total U.S. oil production will again rise, and set a new annual production record.” The previous annual record was set in 2019 at 12.3 million barrels per day […]

Fourth Generation Nuclear Reactors Take A Big Step Forward

In 2019, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released Nuclear Power in a Clean Energy System, which highlights the importance of nuclear power in decarbonizing the world’s energy sector. The paper notes: “For advanced economies, nuclear […]

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s Debt Limit Bill Aims To Repeal Green Tax Credits

Last week House Speaker Kevin McCarthy released a proposed debt limit bill that he says would “responsibly raise the debt limit into next year.” The “Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023” takes aim at many […]

How Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine Impacted Gasoline Prices

Following my recent article detailing Average Gasoline Prices Under The Past Four Presidents, I received a flurry of feedback. Some commentors were angry about a comment I made in that article that Russia’s invasion of […]