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Go to Texas to see the anti-green future of clean energy: Lessons for liberals from climate-sceptic wind ranchers

For more than 140 years John Davis’s family has owned the Pecan Spring Ranch on the prairie lands of West Texas. He has a photo of his great-great-grandmother, known as “the sheep queen of Texas”, sitting in a horse-drawn carriage beneath a tree that still stands in front of the hay barn. It’s a tough business […]

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Jade Doss, former legislative staff member and military logistics specialist takes new role to advance clean energy in Texas

October 31, 2022 (AUSTIN, TEXAS) – The Texas Land & Liberty Coalition (TX L&LC), a project of Conservative Texans for Energy Innovation (CTEI), is pleased to announce the hire of Jade Doss as a field representative. This is a new position within the organization and will advance its mission to protect private property rights, promote […]

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Solar Power Is Bailing Texas Out This Summer

Enjoying that AC? Thank the mighty power of the sun and the renewable energy source keeping the grid afloat. On Monday the good people of Texas, many still suffering from lingering trauma as a result of the February 2021 failure of the state’s power grid, braced for bad news. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, […]

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Windfarms raise incomes and house prices in rural US, study finds

By: Josh Gabbatiss Wind turbines have increased local incomes by around 5% and house values by 2.6% in parts of the US, according to a new study. The research, published in the journal Energy Policy, found benefits in terms of jobs, taxes and land payments associated with renewable energy. In the study, the authors used the […]

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‘The sound of money’: Wind energy is booming in deep-red Republican states

By Ella Nilsen Photos by Will Lanzoni Data Visuals by John Keefe WEATHERFORD, Oklahoma (CNN) Driving west from Oklahoma City to the outskirts of Weatherford, wind turbines don’t just dot the landscape; they dominate it. From oil and gas booms and busts to heavy rains followed by drought, Oklahoma is no stranger to extremes. One constant is the […]

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BP JOINT VENTURE CONSIDERS $540M UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR INVESTMENT IN TEXAS

By Chris Matthews A BP joint venture is considering three utility-scale solar energy projects northwest of Victoria, Texas. The proposed projects would be developed on pieces of land in eastern DeWitt County, northwest of Victoria and east of Cuero, Texas, according to documents filed with the Texas comptroller’s office. The projects — Shaula Energy Project […]

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The Round Up: March 2022

The Round Up is a continual report of updates, events, and activities of the Texas Land & Liberty Coalition, along with all things renewable, rural economic development, private property rights, and Texas energy freedom. “The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of […]

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The Round Up Wrap-Up: February 2022

The Round Up Wrap-Up is a continual report of updates, events, and activities of the Texas Land & Liberty Coalition, along with all things renewable, rural economic development, private property rights, and Texas energy freedom. ANNOUNCEMENTS Texas Solar will Double in Size Renewable Energy in Texas is already in full gear to make a huge […]

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The Round Up Wrap-Up: December 2021

The Round Up Wrap-Up is a continual report of updates, events, and activities of the Texas Land & Liberty Coalition, along with all things renewable, rural economic development, private property rights, and Texas energy freedom. ‘Don’t Scapegoat Our Energy Woes on the Backs of Texans’ by Matt Welch Texans are rightly concerned about how our […]

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