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Wind and Solar Electricity Cost Twice as Much as Conventional Power Plants

Wind and Solar Electricity Cost Twice as Much as Conventional Power Plants

    By Institute for Energy Research Summary of key points: “Intermittent” Wind and Solar resources increase the Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) of “full-time power plants”  by reducing their utilization rates ……….without reducing their fixed costs, resulting in a levelized fixed cost increase. Our calculations estimate that the “imposed cost” of wind generation is […]

56th Annual Gem Show | Ventura Gem and Mineral Society

The Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Jewelry, and Lapidary Arts Show of the Ventura Gem and Mineral Society (VGMS) takes place March 3-4 (10AM—5PM, Saturday; 10AM—4PM, Sunday) at Ventura County Fairgrounds (10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA).  The show is open to the public, and admission is free.  (Note:  the Fairgrounds charges a parking fee if […]