News and Updates

A Message to the Army

  • August 26, 2008

Tonight at the Democratic National Convention the main speaker will be Hillary Clinton. Clinton’s speech will most likely focus on Democratic unity, but that doesn’t mean we should take our eyes off the energy ball. In 10 days, Clinton will go back to being the Senator from New York, and a quick look at the Continue Reading

Natural Gas: Cheap, Abundant, Clean

  • August 25, 2008

The Pickens Plan has always been about two key components: wind power and natural gas. With our country’s Great Plains offering the richest untapped wind potential in the world, the first component is covered. But what about natural gas? How much does America have—and how long will it last? This article in Sunday’s New York Continue Reading

Troop Strategy

  • August 22, 2008

Here’s the latest message from T. Boone. Continue Reading

T. Boone in Lincoln

  • August 21, 2008

Here’s some video of Wednesday’s T. Boone Town Hall in Lincoln, Nebraska. Continue Reading

What Happens in Vegas…Makes it to CNN

Former White House counselor, and current CNN contributor, Paul Begala was blown away by the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas earlier this week. From his report: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, along with the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, brought together the most amazing, eclectic Continue Reading

Speaking of Sweetwater, Texas

The town’s Mayor, Greg Wortham, penned an op-ed for yesterday’s edition of The Washington Times. Here’s a highlight: Mr. Pickens is the quintessential oil and gas man with Texas-sized fame and fortune. Yet it’s that pacesetter and entrepreneurial spirit that is guiding him to take the sort of bold action on energy reform that is Continue Reading

Sweetwater, Texas

  • August 20, 2008

One of the many benefits of the Pickens Plan will be economic revitalization for many parts of rural America. Wind energy means good jobs in construction and maintenance, and a new source of income for landowners. Here’s the story of one small town that was saved by the arrival of a major wind project. Continue Reading