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Here's what we know so far about Rick Perry's fake power grid study – and it isn't good

By now, you’re well aware of the Trump administration’s blitzkrieg against America’s bedrock environmental laws, but there’s also a parallel assault …

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EGEB: Iowa Republican attacks Perry over fake energy study, coal plant failures, more

<i>Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial and political review/analysis of important green energy news</i><p>Iowa senator slams energy chief for grid study undermining wind energy – <i>Iowa’s Republican senator on Wednesday raised concerns that U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has commissioned</i> …

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Purchasing power over politics: American consumers buy more clean energy and electric vehicles

Americans are switching to cleaner cars and electricity. In addition to being smart purchases, these clean energy choices could be a political …

Clean Energy

Republican senator criticizes energy secretary’s grid reliability study

Sen. Chuck Grassley is confused by DOE’s rush to finish the study in 60 days.<p>A Republican senator is pushing back against an electric grid …

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Rick Perry Is Implementing Pragmatic Environmentalism For Trump Administration

Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry, like his predecessor in the Obama administration Ernest Moniz, is using the power of his position to advocate pragmatic environmentalism. Like Moniz, Perry recognizes that nuclear power is essential to affordable, reliable, emissions-free power.<p>Speaking at …

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Rick Perry Thinks *You’re* Stupid

The Trump administration is looking to prop up coal and nukes under the guise of “national security”<p>Do you believe that there is no evidence of …

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry: I would Have Let James Comey Go If I Were President

<i>“The idea of the way Comey was let go, listen I was reading the tea leaves long before. I am not sure if I was the President I wouldn’t have let him go earlier but the president, I think he is managing well, he is sending clear messages. It may be different than any president in recent memory from</i> …

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The Latest: US energy secretary touts nuclear power

The Latest on Energy Secretary Rick Perry's visit to Los Alamos National Laboratory (all times local):<p>4 p.m.<p>U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he …

Energy

Energy Secretary admits he has never switched suppliers as he unveils new price cap

The Energy Secretary has admitted that he has never switched provider to find a better deal because it is a "hassle", despite encouraging consumers to do so.<p>Greg Clark has today unveiled Conservative plans for a price cap in a bid to end "rip off" gas and electricity prices if Theresa May wins the …

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Rick Perry sued by home state of Texas to recover funds for unused nuclear waste site

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry used to brag about how often his state sued to try to stop the Obama administration.<p>Texas is still suing, but now it’s …

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Profit Beats Brexit in Biggest Race for Power Cables to U.K. - Bloomberg

Nobody seems to have told Europe’s power industry about Brexit.<p>Even as Britain begins its exit from the European Union, there are at least 12 …

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Rick Perry's latest PolitiFact shout

In New York the other day, Rick Perry of Texas underscored a Texas-and-Trump claim by saying it couldn’t be found erroneous by PolitiFact.<p>Perry, the …

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Comedian Took a Cheap Shot at Rick Perry From WHCD — Here's Why No One Was Laughing

When Comedy Central's Hasan Minhaj stepped up to the podium Saturday at the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner, the guests were ready to be …

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Rick Perry’s power study draws fresh worries

<b>Happening today:</b> Major green energy trade groups are going public with concerns about a newly initiated, wide-ranging Energy Department study of …

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Ray Perry, WWII tail gunner and father of U.S. energy chief Rick Perry, dies at 92 | Texas

Joseph "Ray" Perry, the 92-year-old father of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, has died.<p>The former World War II tail gunner served nearly 30 years …

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry's father dies at 92

Joseph "Ray" Perry, the father of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and a World War II veteran, died Thursday. He was 92.

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Rick Perry’s father, Joseph “Ray” Perry, dies

Joseph “Ray” Perry, father to former Texas governor and U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, died Thursday, according to the Abilene-Reporter News.<p>News …

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Rick Perry says US should 'renegotiate' Paris climate accord

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday he wouldn't recommend the US pull out of the Paris climate accord -- but instead would suggest the White House take steps to renegotiate the agreement.<p>Speaking at a Bloomberg event in New York, Perry said, "I'm not going to tell the …

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Germany Calls Rick Perry’s Push to Rework Paris Climate Agreement ‘Absurd’ - Bloomberg

Germany fired back at Rick Perry’s criticism of Europe for not living up to its vow to fight climate change, saying the U.S. energy secretary’s …

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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry opens up about the media’s bias against Trump

Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry spoke with Fox News host Neil Cavuto about President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, including his approval numbers, which are exceptionally low when compared to the previous three presidents.<p>Perry, who served as governor of Texas for 15 years and …

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Donald Trump's energy secretary says US should stay in Paris climate agreement

The US should remain signed up to the landmark Paris climate agreement, Donald Trump's energy secretary has said.<p>But Rick Perry said the existing …

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Trump should renegotiate, not exit, Paris climate accord, says energy secretary

The United States should stay in the Paris climate accord but renegotiate it, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday, alleging that some European countries were not doing enough to curb emissions.<p>A decision is expected by President Donald Trump next month on whether or not to stay in the landmark …

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Rick Perry slams Obama climate policy, but brags about its results

Energy Secretary says Paris needs to be “renegotiated” since we’re cutting emissions faster than Germany. But are we?<p>NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Energy …

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Rick Perry Wants Trump To ‘Renegotiate’ The Paris Climate Agreement, Not Dump It

Between rolling back Obama-era environmental orders, slashing the EPA budget, going out of its way to court coal miners, and getting sued over the Keystone pipeline, the Trump administration’s record on the environment has so far left a lot to be desired. It’s a bit of a surprise then that Energy …

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Rick Perry Says U.S. Should 'Renegotiate' Paris Climate Agreement — But Not Withdraw

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday that he supports remaining in the Paris Agreement but would like the country to "renegotiate" the …

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Good morning and welcome back to Generate! A quick note: my colleagues on the Axios health care team are all over the latest moves on tumultuous GOP …

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry Supports Paris Climate Agreement, But Wants To Tweak It

He attacked the Obama administration for waging a "war on coal" and favoring renewables.<p>NEW YORK ― Energy Secretary Rick Perry supports remaining in the Paris climate agreement, but wants the United States to renegotiate its terms, he said Tuesday.<p>That puts him on one side of a schism forming …

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US should stay in Paris climate accord says energy secretary Rick Perry

The United States should stay in the Paris climate accord but renegotiate it, energy secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday, alleging that some European countries were not doing enough to curb emissions.<p>A decision is expected by president Donald Trump next month on whether or not to stay in the …

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Perry Says Trump Should Keep Paris Climate Deal and Renegotiate - Bloomberg

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the U.S. should renegotiate the Paris accord on climate change instead of abandoning it, criticizing Germany …

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Rick Perry: Trump should ‘renegotiate’ Paris climate pact

Energy Secretary Rick Perry is counseling President Trump to stay in the Paris climate change agreement but renegotiate its terms.<p>“I’m not going to …

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