“Czar” exiles energy facts by Kenneth Girardin | NY Torch

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s energy czar isn’t letting facts get in the way of attacking the growing number of dissenters who challenge Cuomo’s new Clean Energy Standard.

Your coming NYS electric-bill hit by Kenneth Girardin | New York Post

In what amounts to an unlegislated state tax hike, New York's already-high electricity rates are poised to go even higher. That’s because, essentially at Gov. Cuomo’s order, the state Public Service Commission will require electric utilities to both subsidize money-losing upstate nuclear plants and buy power from “renewable” energy sources, mainly solar and wind-generated.

Green Overload by Kenneth Girardin & Annette Brocks | Reports

New York's new Clean Energy Standard has three major shortcomings: high cost, questionable feasibility and low impact.

The smudgy green in biodiesel by Kenneth Girardin | NY Torch

The state Senate is considering a measure to force New Yorkers to buy heating oil blended with biodiesel—but it’s not the kind of environmentally friendly, “green” policy its supporters would have you believe.

Cuomo blocks gas pipeline by E.J. McMahon | NY Torch

"Southern Tier Soaring" is the slogan Governor Andrew Cuomo has assigned to his job-creation program for the most economically troubled region of upstate New York.

Better make that "Southern Tier Sinking (Further)."