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Renewable Power Australia – End This RET Rort Now

July 29, 2014 by

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(RET is Renewable Energy Target) By Andrew Bolt ~ Nick Cater on the great renewable energy target rip-off: Wind farms may be ugly but they are certainly not cheap, nor is the electricity that trickles from them. No one in their right minds would buy one if they had to sell power for $30 to […]

Federal Agency Faces Backlash After Wind Farms Get Exemption For Killing Eagles

July 26, 2014 by

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By Tom Steward ~ Wind industry insiders call it a “turbine collision,” though the feds prefer “non-purposeful take.” But critics such as Sharon Klemm get real on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife website: “Why don’t you call it what it is? Shooting eagles. Killing Eagles. Murdering Eagles.” The backlash over a controversial 2013 government rule […]

As Wind Farm Gets Permit To Kill Eagles, AP’s Scott Smith Claims Wind Energy Has ‘Exploded’ Under Obama

June 29, 2014 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ In a Thursday evening writeup about how the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will allow a California wind farm to “become the first in the nation to avoid prosecution if eagles are injured or die when they run into the giant turning blades,” reporter Scott Smith at the Associated Press, aka […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – June 16th 2014

June 17, 2014 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Canada and Australia form alliance opposed to climate radicalism Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs): A Costly Illusion 117 Organizations Tell Congress to Oppose Extending Expired Wind Subsidies Former Senator: Wind PTC Should End Some NNY homes near turbines […]

30 Percent CO2 Reduction From Electrical Power Generation – A Policy Too Far

June 3, 2014 by

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By Anton Lang ~ You just have to laugh here, and here I mean out of control, rolling around the floor laughing, pain inducing laughter. This is so far out there in the realms of ridiculous statements, and is in fact IMPOSSIBLE to achieve: (My bolding) EPA Power-Plant Proposal Will Seek 30% Carbon Dioxide Emissions […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – May 27th 2014

May 28, 2014 by

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By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: How Warren Buffett Milks Consumers & Taxpayers Through Wind Energy NY State May Fold RPS Program Fascinating Wind Tax Assessment Case Bill to pause green-energy standards passes Ohio Senate Farmers: Turbine decisions to become more difficult Warren Buffet: Wind energy […]

Are Our Energy Sources Moral?

May 27, 2014 by

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By Stephen Moore ~ Energy is the master resource, as the late, great economist Julian Simon used to say. You can’t produce much of anything if you don’t have affordable electric power. My children learned that lesson the hard way when we lost our electricity due to a blizzard several months ago. Welcome, I said […]

Renewable Power Australia – Billions More Green Waste, Killing Jobs And Hiking Your Bills

May 22, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ That is an insane cost – and even more insane when you realise it will make zero difference to the global warming it is meant to “stop”: SUBSIDIES for renewable energy schemes such as rooftop solar panels and wind farms will cost electricity consumers up to $21.6 billion by 2020, a […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – May 5th 2014

May 6, 2014 by

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By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Parasitic wind killing its host The Economic Impact of New Jersey’s Renewable Portfolio Standard US Electricity Price Surged to All-Time Record for March AWEA spins price distortions to save PTC Tax Extenders an Opportunity to Improve the […]

The 2014 State Of Wind Energy

April 22, 2014 by

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Desperately seeking subsidies By Marita Noon ~ With the growing story coming out of Ukraine, the ongoing search for the missing Malaysian jet, the intensifying Nevada cattle battle, and the new announcement about the additional Keystone pipeline delay, little attention is being paid to the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind energy—or any of the […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – April 14th 2014

April 15, 2014 by

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By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: London School of Economics Property Value Study Senate Committee Passes Bill With Two-Year PTC Extension Renewal of Wind PTC Will Lead to a Big Boost in Carbon Emissions Excellent Letter re US Wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – March 24th 2014

March 25, 2014 by

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By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the most recent newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: The Poverty of Renewables Maine high court overrules state PUC approval of huge wind energy deal NJ PUC rejects offshore wind project as uneconomical Denmark ready to scrap offshore wind farms due to cost Spanish Utility blames renewables […]

Solar And Wind Power Losing Worldwide Support

March 21, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ In his state of the union speech in January President Obama claimed that the U.S. was closer to “energy independence” than ever. He was referring to solar energy while ignoring that his administration has been the most anti-fossil fuel energy than any previous one. The U.S. has the greatest energy reserves, […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – March 3rd 2014

March 4, 2014 by

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By John Droz, Jr. ~ Sometimes it’s hard not to get discouraged when one sees such a continuous flow of unscientific nonsense from sources that we might have thought had competence and intellectual integrity (like here and here and here). And then there are many millions of dollars spent to “break the resistance” of wind energy opponents (e.g. here). On the […]

Renewable Power Australia – Our New Target Should Be Renewed Intelligence. This Green Target Is Mad

February 25, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Renewable Energy Target was meant to help stop the planet from warming. No one has every explained what difference – if any at all – it would actually make. And only now are we asking what it will actually cost, too. Judith Sloan warns: Apologists for the RET will make […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – February 10th 2014

February 11, 2014 by

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By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the most recent newsletter from John Droz, the first for this year. Greed Energy Economics: London School of Economics: Property Values do Decline 23 Texas wind project lessors sue over noise, nuisance and property value Noise, property values factor in wind forum discussion Renewable Energy Goals Must Be […]

Useless New Solar Power Plant Planned For Kenya

January 24, 2014 by

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By Anton Lang (TonyfromOz) ~ Just how useless can a Solar Power Plant be? Kenya will be getting a new Solar Power Plant, but will this be in Kenya’s best interests? Well, no, really. Just like other Countries around the World which are also moving to incorporate more Renewable Power Plants, even those in the […]

Renewable Power Australia – Green Power Wilts In The Heat

January 23, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Alan Moran on the failure of green power in last week’s heatwave in Australia: AEMO data shows that during heat wave conditions in the five days to 18 January this year, wind actually contributed 3 per cent of electricity supply across the Australian National Electricity Market.  Nobody knows the contribution of […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – January 20th 2014

January 21, 2014 by

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By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the most recent newsletter from John Droz, the first for this year. Several of you have thoughtfully asked how things are going with our campaign against a proposed NC wind energy facility. The answer is that things are progressing along very well — primarily due to many good citizens […]

Green Power Was Useless In The Australian Heatwave

January 18, 2014 by

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Praise Coal Fired Power, and the grid “gold plating”, both of which former Prime Minister Julia Gillard attacked. By Andrew Bolt ~ The worst heat often occurs when there is not a breath of wind, which is a problem if you rely on wind power for your airconditioning to survive a heat wave: WHEN electricity […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – December 30th 2013

December 31, 2013 by

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By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the most recent newsletter from John Droz, the last for this year. U.S. Production Tax Credit (PTC) Sen Grassley re the PTC Democrats push to extend clean energy tax credits as deadline looms US Senators oppose a PTC extension Can the American Wind Energy Industry Survive Without the […]

Green Power Gridlock: Why Renewable Energy Is No Alternative

December 17, 2013 by

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Caltech scholars estimate the U.S. would have to spend a Trillion Dollars by 2030 to make wind and solar work! By Larry Bell ~ Since just about everything we do and the equipment needed to support it depends upon a source of energy, wouldn’t it be great if someone would invent perpetual motion machines that […]

Green Profits Of Doom

December 16, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Britain’s Mail on Sunday on the great green gravy train: A three-month investigation shows that some of the most outspoken campaigners who demand that consumers pay the colossal price of shifting to renewable energy are also getting rich from their efforts… Four of the nine-person Climate Change Committee, the official watchdog […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – December 9th 2013

December 10, 2013 by

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By John Droz, Jr. ~ This is the latest newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: A More Realistic Cost of Wind Energy Parasitic Wind Killing its Host Battle brews over new energy mandates Estimating the State-Level Impact of Federal Wind Energy Subsidies Ending the wind tax credit Turbine Health Matters: Good news for Falmouth: […]

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