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EVs, Solar, Wind Sidelined as State Budgets Slashed

EVs, Solar, Wind Sidelined as State Budgets Slashed

BY ALAN MCDONNELL   The future of many climate change and renewable energy projects across the United States is in serious doubt as states slash budgets due to the fallout from the CCP virus crisis. With fiscal black holes looming and taxation and other income having been decimated, state governors look set to cut back where they can to ensure […]

A Miraculous Turn of Events

A Miraculous Turn of Events

    By Paul Driessen Never in my wildest dreams did I envision a day when I’d agree with anything filmmaker Michael Moore said – much less that he would agree with me. But mirabile dictu, his new film, Planet of the Humans, is as devastating an indictment of wind, solar and biofuel energy as anything I […]

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 […]

Reform USAID Energy Aid Policies Now!

Reform USAID Energy Aid Policies Now!

  Paul Driessen and David Wojick Apparently unable to grasp the cruel irony, USAID Commissioner Mark Green boasts that “electricity enables access to refrigeration to store fish, milk and vaccines. Electricity brightens the night and helps school children study. Electricity allows businesses to stay open later and makes communities safer.” Abundant, reliable, affordable electricity absolutely […]

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, […]

Solarize Ventura Program Helps Homeowners Go Solar, Public Invited to Attend Free Workshops

Solarize Ventura Program Helps Homeowners Go Solar,  Public Invited to Attend Free Workshops

The City of Ventura and the Community Environmental Council announced the launch of the 2019 Solarize Ventura program that makes it easier and more affordable for homeowners to go solar. Coastal Solar, the installer partner, will offer discounted prices through July 31, 2019; the date will be extended for survivors of the Thomas Fire that […]

Germany’s green transition has hit a brick wall

Germany’s green transition has hit a brick wall

  by Oddvar Lundseng, Hans Johnsen and Stein Bergsmark More people are finally beginning to realize that supplying the world with sufficient, stable energy solely from sun and wind power will be impossible. Germany took on that challenge, to show the world how to build a society based entirely on “green, renewable” energy. It has […]

Here the Real Reason Solar Companies Love California | It’s Not Because of the Weather

Here the Real Reason Solar Companies Love California | It’s Not Because of the Weather

 By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Contributor The solar industry cheered the California state assembly’s passage of a bill to mandate 100 percent “carbon-free” electricity by 2045, calling it “groundbreaking legislation.” “As we await final confirmation in the Senate, this bill will lead to significant investment and jobs creation in California, and elsewhere in America,” Abigail Ross […]

Smart Greenhouses Generate Solar Power and Grow Crops

Smart Greenhouses Generate Solar Power and Grow Crops

Tomatoes and cucumbers appear to grow just fine—and just as healthily—in smart, solar-powered greenhouses that capture solar energy for electricity. Scientists from the University of California …

What Natural Disasters SHOULD Teach Us

What Natural Disasters SHOULD Teach Us

     by Steven Lyazi     I express my deepest sympathies to the people in the Caribbean and United States who have been impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The loss of life was tragic but has thankfully been much lower than in many previous storms. Buildings are stronger, people get warned in […]

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