Category Archives: Energy Ethics

Bankruptcy and the corporate skunks

You know, skunks get a bad rap!  I admit they do get a little funky at times, but mostly when you mess with them or, worse, run over them with your car.  But that smell is nothing compared to what’s … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy? You be the judge.

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway “has been able to plow so much into renewable energy because it can use tax credits to offset profit at other businesses.” How much did he “plow” in? Seems Mr. Buffett didn’t even know, but, when told … Continue reading

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Invest teacher pension funds in Edison Mission Group? Seriously?

Now, I’ll be the first to admit I’m no Charles Schwab, but I have a enough sense not to put my money in a company the parent company is considering giving the boot.  It just doesn’t make sense.  Take a … Continue reading

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US International Trade Commission (USITC) may block Mitsubishi Wind Turbine Imports

Too bad this didn’t happen before the noisy 2.4 MW (never used near homes before) Japanese turbines were installed on Green Mountain near Keyser, WV, making life unbearable for neighbors of the Pinnacle wind project. Combine this ruling from a … Continue reading

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Wind developer canned response #283: “We don’t believe we mislead anyone.”

A year ago, almost to the day, I led a post with one of my Dad’s favorite lines:  “Write it down on a block of ice!”  He’d say that to me when I’d suggest he’d be getting a bill for … Continue reading

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I don’t even know where to start!

If you haven’t seen the recent legislative offering from Congressman Paul Tonko, D-NY, I’d strongly suggest you read it closely.  The requirements placed on the Department of Energy in his H. R. 2782 – “To provide for a program of … Continue reading

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Paul Driessen: “the renewable energy subsidy train rolls on, with tanker cars of red ink bankrolled by US taxpayers and consumers – to provide less than 1% of the energy we use.”

Article republished with permission of the Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT): Rants, lies, subsidies and job-killing policies How our government subsidizes job, wealth, revenue and people-killing energy policies. May 19, 2011 by Paul Driessen President Obama’s speeches sum up his … Continue reading

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Nothing has changed!

Even CNBC seems to think this has a bit of an odor – Obama Official Leaves Energy Department for Soros Backed Cleantech Fund They kick off their article with:  “Cathy Zoi, who was the Acting Under Secretary for Energy and … Continue reading

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