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Ronald Stein, P.E.

Ronald Stein is the co-author of the newly released book, “Just GREEN Electricity,” an internationally published columnist, and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute.

Ronald Stein is the co-author of the books, “Energy Made Easy,” and most-recently “Just GREEN Electricity,” an internationally published columnist, and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute.

As founder of PTS Advance, Stein has developed one of the most successful and innovative family owned professional services firms in California. Known as a leader in delivering staffing solutions to major oil refineries, the business has since transformed to support a range of staffing, consulting, project services and business process outsourcing solutions to the wider Energy & Infrastructure and Life Sciences industries. 

Over the last decade, Stein has become the private business spokesperson for the energy and infrastructure industries through his more than 100 published op-eds that provide an education for the citizens as to what and why the energy infrastructures are the primary infrastructures that truly drives our economy.

Recent Articles and Publications

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September 24, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
With Governor Newsom’s latest actions to phaseout the sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035 it will most likely result in California looking like Cuba in the decades ahead
September 22, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
The world keeps adding natural gas and nuclear power plants to provide continuous uninterruptable electricity while California is eliminating natural gas and nuclear and relying on wind and solar
September 18, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
California’s high cost of electricity is already fifty percent higher than the national average for residents, and double the national averages for commercial, and are projected to go even higher
September 3, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
Just intermittent electricity will ground transportation and commerce

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