Browsing All posts tagged under »Concentrating Solar Power«

Consumers Pay Because Regulators Allow Natural Gas Use At This Solar Plant

August 13, 2016 by

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By Reece Brown and David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ Consumers are getting burned by a taxpayer-subsidized solar power plant in California’s Mojave Desert. An immensely wealthy consortium owns the plant. Government regulators approved a contract forcing consumers to pay four to five times the going rate for electricity produced by the plant. And the energy, because […]

Renewable Power Australia – John Hewson Out For The Grants He Championed On The ABC

June 17, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Hypocrite speaks: John Hewson has come out warning of the influence big corporations can have over politicians and public policy… Hewson said the renewable energy industry had been the victim of a vicious offensive by the Coalition and had been forced to accept a huge cut to the renewable energy target. […]

Media Outcry? Solar Energy Is Incinerating Birds Mid-Flight

March 19, 2016 by

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By Alatheia Larsen ~ Renewable energy is the future, so the greens and the liberal media keep saying. But it turns out that a solar energy project in Nevada is creating a lethal solar flux that singes, blinds, and even vaporizes birds. So where’s the media outcry? Volunteer group Basin and Range Watch sued the […]

Shady Circumstances Cloud Huge Solar Energy Plant Bailout

December 6, 2014 by

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Ivanpah is producing only 25% of the energy promised by the Obama Administration By Larry Bell ~ As if receiving a $1.6 billion construction loan from U.S. taxpayers wasn’t quite generous enough, the owners of the world’s largest solar power plant — Google, BrightSource Energy and renewable energy giant NRG – are now seeking another $539 million […]

Parasitic Power: Solar Energy’s Five Fatal Flaws

August 23, 2014 by

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By Viv Forbes ~ The sun is the most important energy source on Earth. It provides our daily warmth and light and the rotation and orbit of the earth turn its steady output into fluctuating day and night, summer and winter. Solar energy powers the growth of all trees, grasses, herbs, crops and algae; it […]

Solar Thermal Power (Concentrating Solar) Fail – Just Look At Spain

November 8, 2013 by

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By Anton Lang (TonyfromOz) ~ How many times have you heard that there is a form of solar power that can indeed supply what is termed as Base Load Power? How many times have you heard the story of a solar plant in Spain that can supply power for 24 hours straight? How many times […]

Concentrating Solar – Failure – At Every Step

March 30, 2012 by

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With Australia now having legislated to place a price on Carbon Dioxide emissions, the new talk is of of finding ways to replace those largest of all emitters, large scale coal fired power which produces 35 to 40% of all those man made CO2 emissions. Large scale Coal fired power has the distinct advantage of […]