CalEPA studying ways to sunset the California economy

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

California is about to take one giant step toward following Germany’s failed climate goals which should be a wake-up all for governments everywhere. Yes, you guessed it, our legislatures have authorized CalEPA in the 2019 – 2020 California State budget and Assembly Bill AB 74 to conduct studies and identify strategies to manage the decline […]

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The California exodus is real

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

Not unlike the Hebrews departing Egypt and the Okies exiting the dust and famine of the 1930’s Midwest the number of Californians getting the heck out of Dodge so-to-speak is staggering. In just one decade about 5 million Californians left between 2004 and 2013. Roughly 3.9 million people came here from other states during that […]

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California’s Man-Made Power Outages

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

Californians are mired in a conundrum of conflicting goals to accommodate its growing population, its growing number of registered vehicles, the need for more housing to accommodate its growth, and the unrestricted growth of its forests where much of the housing is encroaching. The public has strongly supported Obama-era regulations, which were a major rewrite […]

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California Democrats Overzealous Actions on Energy Could Cost Them at the Polls

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

Which comes first, California’s Democratic leaders, who currently control the state’s government, preaching the need to go green to the residents? Or, are the residents preferring green as the direction for our government leaders to pursue? Regardless of the answer to the above two questions, the democrat’s overzealous creative actions toward the green the citizens […]

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Decarbonization in homes and businesses at what cost?

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

The California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) plans to make all homes and businesses use electricity only means electricity will need to take up the duties that natural gas has been performing, and provide continuously uninterruptable power as California is on a path toward 100% renewables and “zero-carbon” sources in electricity by 2045. But wait, California […]

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Berkeley’s ban on Natural Gas will Stymy Growth

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

The short-sided actions by Berkeley when they became the first city in America to ban natural gas hook-ups in new buildings with a landmark ordinance effective Jan 1, 2020 eliminating natural gas hook-ups to for cooking, heating and cooling, and washing and drying clothes, will most likely result in unintended consequences to stymy growth like […]

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The unintended consequence of the green movement is the creation of more homeless

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

The green movement has done a great job of stymying the growth of nuclear power generation. That in itself creates an oxymoron.  Nuclear is the only known technology to generate zero emission electricity on a continuous uninterruptable basis.  With the success the green movement has had on nuclear, it’s now attracting big oil companies to […]

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Governor Newsom champions measures that would take us back to medieval times

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

Governor Newsom is vocally supportive of the Green New Deal that would take us back to medieval times. The Governor’s statement on July 12th was scary. He is looking into putting a moratorium on fracking for oil and wants to reduce the state’s reliance on fossil fuels. The Governor seems to be oblivious to the […]

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Finally, California residents get a real WIN from SCAQMD

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

After maintaining an adversarial front toward industry and citizenry alike for decades, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) finally acquiesced, by a narrow margin, to give up one fight. All California  residents got something from the SCAQMD vote on Saturday June 26th that they seldom get from the 1,000 or so bills that […]

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Californians need to follow Australian voters who reset their Demand for Reliable & Affordable Electricity

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

California voters should look for guidance from Australian voters, as their 2019 Federal Election was billed as a referendum on ‘Climate Change’. The Green/Labor Alliance promised an all wind and sun powered future, and a crippling carbon dioxide gas tax, dressed up as a CO2 emissions reduction target, and an elevated need for new cars […]

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