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Power, Not Policy, Drives American Politics

Power, Not Policy, Drives American Politics

  by Thomas L. Knapp Claiming to speak for “we the people,” the framers of the US Constitution offered it as a tool to “form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity.” More […]

Shutting down middle and blue-collar America

Shutting down middle and blue-collar America

  By Paul Driessen Vocal activists increasingly drive Democrat Party positions across the public policy spectrum. Print, television, social and click-bait media generally support them, while permitting little debate on liberal proposals or their potential ramifications. Even semi-moderate Joe Biden has been pressured into shifting or flipping his positions on abortion, energy, climate change and other issues, […]

A California Utility Cut Power to Thousands Over the Risk of Another Fire

A California Utility Cut Power to Thousands Over the Risk of Another Fire

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter California’s largest utility cut power to tens of thousands of customers Sunday in a new attempt to mitigate the risk of sparking a fire during dry, windy weather. California utility PG&E cut power to about 42,000 customers on the heels of extreme fire warnings in three counties. Experts expected wind gusts as […]

Where Should the Power Be?

Where Should the Power Be?

  by Jon Rappoport Where should the power be? (To read about Jon’s mega-collection, The Matrix Revealed, click here.) There are various kinds of power.  Perhaps you’ll recognize the type I’m referring to in this article. WHERE SHOULD THE POWER BE?  This is a question that has been asked and answered for a hundred thousand years.  Wars, […]

Demonstration Proves Nuclear Fission System Can Provide Space Exploration Power

Demonstration Proves Nuclear Fission System Can Provide Space Exploration Power

NASA and the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have successfully demonstrated a new nuclear reactor power system that could enable long-duration crewed missions to the Moon, Mars and destinations beyond.  NASA announced the results of the demonstration, called the Kilopower Reactor Using Stirling Technology (KRUSTY) experiment,during a news conference Wednesday at its Glenn Research […]

Rethinking the Geography of Power

Rethinking the Geography of Power

. By Victor Davis Hanson Where the seats of power are located matters. Given the populist revolt in the United States and Europe against the so-called global elite, it is time to refigure the geography of governmental and transnational power. Take the United Nations. Much of the international body’s perceived negatives derive from being in […]

California lawmakers seek to stop power companies from imposing disaster costs on customers

California lawmakers seek to stop power companies from imposing disaster costs on customers

Several California state lawmakers have introduced legislation to ensure that the state’s big utilities can’t saddle customers with higher rates if the utility has been negligent in connection …

California’s ‘flex alert’ sends electricity prices skyrocketing. Was it necessary?

California’s ‘flex alert’ sends electricity prices skyrocketing. Was it necessary?

LOS ANGELES — As record-setting temperatures surged into the triple digits in parts of California this week, the manager of the state’s electrical grid put out an urgent plea: Turn down the AC and conserve power to avoid rotating outages. The two-day “flex alert” by the California Independent System Operator drew headlines from dozens of […]

India’s Modi Admits Plan Shifting Nation To “Cashless Society”

India’s Modi Admits Plan Shifting Nation To “Cashless Society”

By Tyler Durden Editor’s note: We have run several articles on the attempted move to a “cashless society” and what’s behind it, both benign and not-so-benign. India might seem far away and irrelevant to our situation, but they are merely moving faster in the process than we are, so listen up!   Well who could have […]

OhmConnect and Schneider Electric Announce Partnership To Replace Power Plants Affected by Aliso Canyon Storage Facility Closure

OhmConnect and Schneider Electric Announce Partnership To Replace Power Plants Affected by Aliso Canyon Storage Facility Closure

Combination of innovative technologies creates a ‘virtual power plant’ by paying Southern California residents to automatically save energy once per week SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — In June, the California Public Utility Commission approved $56.28M in spending for energy solutions to help alleviate grid strain in Southern California Edison (SCE) territory, plus an […]

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