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The Sun And The Wind Are Free, But …

April 8, 2015 by

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Converting them to reliable electricity is expensive, if not impossible By Marita Noon ~ In an effort to get America off of fossil fuels, “free” solar and wind energy is often touted as the solution. However, in reality, the so-called free energy has high costs and does little to minimize fossil-fuel use or cut greenhouse […]

Solar Panel Companies Deceive Homeowners

April 1, 2015 by

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“Free” solar may end up costing thousands By Larry Bell ~ Last December Rep. Paul Gosar (R, AZ), a member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, along with 11 other House members, sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission warning that the new solar-leasing market industry has engaged in “deceptive marketing strategies” […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – March 30th 2015

March 31, 2015 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Since I’ve received quite a few requests for Solar information, I’ve now added a Solar page to our WiseEnergy.org website. If you have any suggestions for additions or improvements, please let me know. Greed Energy Economics: Renewable Energy — the Most Expensive […]

Why This Economist Wants Government To Stop Wasting Money On Alternative Energy

March 25, 2015 by

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By Jamie Jackson ~ On Tuesday, a House Science subcommittee held an oversight hearing on the Department of Energy. The Heritage Foundation’s Nick Loris was on hand to testify that  the agency continues to waste taxpayer dollars funding alternative forms of energy. Loris, the Herbert and Joyce Morgan fellow, argues the government’s focus should be […]

Solar Power Propaganda Versus The Real World

March 11, 2015 by

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Solar power cannot compete without subsidies and mandates that drive up costs, still require coal By Marita Noon ~ When a former “senior communications official at the White House” writes a blog post for U.S. News and World Report, you should be able to trust it. But when the author states that the Keystone pipeline […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – February 17th 2015

February 18, 2015 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: EROI — A Tool To Predict The Best Energy Mix Pretenses of Offshore Wind Economic Viability “Blown Away” Expert testifies about property devaluation due to wind turbine proximity Wind & Solar are 16x more expensive than gas […]

How These Green Companies Are Gouging Consumers With The Government’s Help

January 19, 2015 by

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By Stephen Moore ~ Solar panels are being installed on the roofs of homes and businesses all across America at a record pace. The fad is the latest way for families to “go green” — the energy equivalent of blue recycling bins. The Solar Energy Industries Association likes to tout the industry’s “amazing success” — […]

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