Category Archives: Renewable energy debate

Wind And Solar Fantasy

Interesting read from Mark P. Mills, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute – Transition to Nowhere … California’s switch to a primarily solar and wind-powered grid is a dead end. It seems recently “California governor Gavin Newsom issued emergency orders … Continue reading

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Course Correction

Welcome Back! In the past, many of the posts on this blog focused on the expansion of industrial wind in West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. We knew stopping IW’s destruction would be an uphill battle – literally – but we … Continue reading

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Climate Etc. – understanding the cost of renewables

Climate Etc. readers requested a post on “the generation planning process to help them better understand cost issues surrounding the large scale addition and integration of renewable resources.” According to the author of the excellent analysis, “the major takeaway is that … Continue reading

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“California’s drought disaster is real”

Wayne Lusvardi’s article at titled “Drought could cascade through state infrastructure” presents excellent commentary on the power generation side of the current drought. Well worth the read! Related post:  Pump storage … the industrial wind side show’s latest prop.

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Subsidy Games

Kansas Watchdog’s Travis Perry opens his commentary, Not so fast: Siemens still wants wind subsidies,  with this gem:  “Siemens Wind Power looks forward to a future where wind can compete without subsidies from the federal government … But not just … Continue reading

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A Cluttered Sky (Video)

We thank Mr. John Terry for allowing us to post his most recent video.  When asked to introduce “A Cluttered Sky,” Mr. Terry provided the following comments: “There are a lot of assumptions regarding wind energy. Some of these are … Continue reading

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Runaway Green Energy Cost

“Germany must rein in the runaway costs of subsidising electricity from renewable sources or risk overburdening consumers, European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Tuesday.”- Reuters The Polish government also appears to be waking up. Will we? Will the members … Continue reading

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Wind Wise Radio – Internet Wind Energy Talk

Thanks to John Terry for pointing us to Wind Wise Radio – the home of internet wind energy talk. Join them every Sunday Night, between 7 and 8pm, for an hour of live interviews with leading experts, discussion, exchange, rumour, tête-à-tête, … Continue reading

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General Electric: Tax Avoiding Profiteer

I earlier decided not to post Timothy Carney’s earlier article at the Washington Examiner.  Mr. Carney did an excellent job laying out the tax code “boondoggle” which allows the green energy vagrants to feed at the door of hard working … Continue reading

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Open letter to Senator Joe Manchin on renewable energy cash grant extensions.

AT Note:  The following was sent today to West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin’s via his email link.  Senator Manchi’s web page notes that he is opposed to Ethanol subsidies:  Letter to Sen. Harry Reid Expresses Opposition to Preferential Pricing Support … Continue reading

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