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Big Solar Targets Rural Communities In Washington State

February 13, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Al Gore once famously said that addressing the “climate crisis” would require a “wrenching transformation of society.” He was right. Wrenching it will be. The transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy is in full swing under the Biden administration. Oil, gas, and coal are out; wind and solar are […]

U.S. Solar Industry Itching To Import Chinese Panels

January 5, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ The chief beneficiary of the incoming Biden administration’s climate agenda will be none other than the People’s Republic of China, the same outfit that brought the world COVID-19. Purveyors of renewable energy are eager to take advantage of Biden’s pledge to move the U.S. from fossil fuels to renewable energy […]

Solar Desert Deep-Sixed In Rural Virginia

December 1, 2020 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ For the second time in 15 months, residents of rural Culpeper County, Virginia have risen up against a proposed massive solar array project, forcing the would-be developers to withdraw their application to put the renewable energy facility in the county’s picturesque rolling farmlands. North Carolina-based Strata Solar had planned to […]

Solar Panels Generate Mountains Of Waste – And Heat The Planet

September 19, 2020 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ The problem of solar panel waste is now becoming evident. As environmental journalist Emily Folk admits in Renewable Energy Magazine, “when talking about renewable energy, the topic of waste does not often appear.” She attributes this to the supposed “pressures of climate change” and alleged “urgency to find alternative energy sources,” saying […]

Reuse, Recycle, Or Just Reduce Solar Panel Waste?

August 30, 2020 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Is solar power truly Green? This question is important, because in today’s world, that which is Green is favored even if it is more expensive and less reliable. We have been taught that solar is Green. But does it pass the Three R’s Test that for 50 years has been the Green […]

A Billion Dollar Solar Boondoggle In Vegas

May 14, 2020 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ On May 12 the Interior Department gave approval for the largest solar power project in the U.S. to be built by Warren Buffett’s NV Energy company on 7100 acres of Federal lands in the Mohave Desert. At a cost of one billion dollars, it pales into insignificance on the days […]

The Green New Deal’s Solar Absurdity

October 24, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Those who support the Green New Deal (GND) want what they claim to be the only real solution to the global warming problem which is solar power, and other so-called renewables to save our planet from the ravages of fossil fuel. They insist our dependance on fossil fuels can be […]

The Green New Deal Wants Us To Capture Every Inefficient Breeze

October 19, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Can wind power replace fossil fuels with the help of even less productive solar energy? The answer is no regardless of the extraordinary requirements presented to Congress in the Green New Deal (GND) . It states that the nation will transition to 100% renewable energy (without the help of nuclear […]

Wind Turbine Math Does Not Add Up

October 16, 2019 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ In a recent article I referenced a comment by Sarah Lozanova (Earth911, August 2017) that decommissioning wind farms might be more costly than the construction phase. This month, we learn a bit more about these costs – and the news is staggering! Blasting the MBTA in Boston Bostonian Bruce Maclay complained to […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Sunday 29th September 2019 – Plus Weekly And Rolling Totals

September 30, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ UPDATE – The site where I take this data from had another of those infrequent glitches again for this Sunday, and some of the images and the data was not able to be made available. As I have mentioned before on the very few occasions this has happened previously, (just three […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Saturday 28th September 2019

September 29, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Friday 27th September 2019

September 28, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Thursday 26th September 2019

September 27, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Wednesday 25th September 2019

September 26, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Tuesday 24th September 2019

September 25, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

More Buckets Of Icy Cold Energy Reality

September 25, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ The full-court press is on for climate chaos disaster and renewable energy salvation. CNN recently hosted a seven-hour climate event for Democrat presidential aspirants. Every day brings more gloom-and-doom stories about absurd, often taxpayer-funded pseudo-scientific reports on yet another natural event or supposed calamity that alarmists insist is due to fossil […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Monday 23rd September 2019

September 24, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Sunday 22nd September 2019 – Plus Weekly And Rolling Totals

September 23, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Ohio’s Renewables Subsidy Sausage

September 23, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Mark Mathis of The Clear Energy Alliance ~ The people of Ohio recently witnessed a Sausage-O-Rama of energy policymaking. HB-6 is a mish-mash of energy legislation that bails out nuclear and coal, subsidizes solar, while completely ignoring wind. Natural gas, of course, needs no subsidy. These days it […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Saturday 21st September 2019

September 22, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Friday 20th September 2019

September 21, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Thursday 19th September 2019

September 20, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Wednesday 18th September 2019

September 19, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Tuesday 17th September 2019

September 18, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]