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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 […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – January 5th 2015

January 6, 2015 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ Greed Energy Economics: More on the Real Cost of Wind Energy Solar Leases Sales Pitches (like wind): Overstate the benefits The renewable energy sector needs to commit to getting off subsidies Wind Project Caused Illinois Property Value to Tank by 56% Negative Pricing in The NE Electric Pool Cost Ratepayers a […]

Recent Energy And Environmental News – December 15th 2014

December 16, 2014 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Wind energy development and perceived real estate values in Ontario Wind Power is Intermittent, but Subsidies are Eternal A rate design that recovers costs fairly from customers with rooftop solar Where Will You Be When the Lights […]

The Great Renewable Energy Rip Off

December 4, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ One of the lesser known attempts to prove that renewable energy, wind and solar power, can replace traditional energy sources–coal, oil, and natural gas–went belly up in much the same way current wind and solar companies depend on tapping the taxpayer for government subsidies in order to stay in business. Google’s Renewable […]

Why Is The Federal Government Doling Out Billions To The Wind Industry?

December 4, 2014 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ A generous taxpayer-funded handout for the wind industry expired at the end of 2013—but it’s not going to the grave quietly. Congress could give the handout new life. Currently, Congress is tossing around the idea of a one-year or multi-year extension of the wind production tax credit. That’s a mistake. Policymakers […]

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