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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 […]

Certainty Will Come By Eliminating Handouts For Ethanol And Wind

March 18, 2015 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Energy policy was a hot topic for prospective Republican nominees for President at last week’s Iowa Agriculture Summit (Ag Summit). Unfortunately, a number of the contenders are getting the issue wrong, voicing support for targeted tax credits for wind and the ethanol mandate because of industry pleas about “uncertainty,” a gambit […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – March 9th 2015

March 10, 2015 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Stop dumping billions into unreliable wind power What Do We Have To Show for Gov’t Wind Power Subsidies? New worthwhile website: The Climate Economics Foundation Renewable Energy Delivers Too Little Bang for Billions Invested When Going Green […]

In Australia, The Green Energy Fantasy Has Collapsed

March 6, 2015 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ If you are sailing miles from shore and come upon the rusted prows of sunken ships, you can be sure that water is not that deep and it would be a good idea to change course. Australia is just the latest ship’s prow to warn us away from the treacherous path of green […]

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 […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – January 26th 2015

January 27, 2015 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Among the linked sites for this cycle, there is some really good news. The best news in a long time is about the 12± year brawl to stop the ridiculous Cape Wind project. It finally seems to be fatally wounded, due to […]

Wind Energy’s Bluster Peters Out

January 13, 2015 by

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Cape Wind looks dead in the water, Minwind is bankrupt By Marita Noon ~ Touted as “America’s first offshore wind project,” Cape Wind became one of America’s most high-profile and most controversial wind-energy projects. Fourteen years in the making, estimated at $2.6 billion for 130 turbines, covering 25 square miles in Nantucket Sound off the […]

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