Institute for Energy Research

Reports Claims California Leads The Nation In The Green Tech Field

The EPA released its finalized 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard yesterday, which laid out modified volumetric requirements for renewable fuels blended into the fuel supply, as well as more flexibility in meeting the standard. This year’s volumetric requirement is unchanged from a previous proposal, at 16.55 billion gallons this year. Of that volume, 1.28 billion gallons must be… Keep reading →

Lawmakers Work On Capitol Hill During The Final Hours Before Federal Budget Deadline

The Washington, DC-based Institute for Energy Research’s message is clear: Government intervention in energy markets is counter-productive. The organization believes this to be the case even in dealing with climate change. The IER is a think tank with an emphasis on a free market approach to energy. Its papers cover issues ranging from carbon taxes… Keep reading →