The Economic Standard: Roll out Renewables before Biden’s Blackouts Roll in

Commuters in California will be familiar with radio ads that ask them to ration electricity when they get home from work. The campaign begs consumers to power down between 4 pm and 9 pm, when renewable energy generation dips and utilities struggle to power the grid. While most Americans don’t have to think twice about […]

Statement by the American Consumer Institute: CBS Blackout Harms Consumers

WASHINGTON, DC – The following is a statement by the American Consumer Institute. Current regulations unfairly give local broadcast stations the upper hand in negotiations with cable distributors over the payment of programming. This has led to massive blackouts and much higher prices for consumers, and the recent CBS blackout of Time Warner’s cable customers is […]