Browsing All posts tagged under »Electrical Power Statistics«

Seeming Good, Achieving Dark

April 24, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Brendan Pearson, chief executive of the Minerals Council, points out in excerpts from the harsh consequences of dreamy green demands that we ban coal and switch to renewable power: Let’s do the maths. Last year wind and solar ­energy produced the equivalent of nine days of global primary energy needs. Coal […]

Climate Change Hypocrisy Exposed – New Coal Fired Power Plant For Niger In Africa

July 16, 2014 by


By Anton Lang ~ Recently, a new coal fired power plant was proposed for the Country of Niger in Africa. (This Country should not be confused with the larger Country of Nigeria) The article detailing this proposed new power plant is at this link. I can see green heads across the World exploding with this […]

Coal Fired Power Plant Technology

March 15, 2013 by


A recent news article from the UK mentioned that one of their largest coal fired plants was converting its fuel source, and instead of using coal as the fuel for the furnaces, it was going to use wood chips instead. I went and searched for as much information as I could find, and the story, […]

Australia’s ‘Clean Energy Future’ – Why Nuclear Power Plants Should Be An Option

December 5, 2011 by


Over the weekend just passed, the Australian Labor Government passed a motion at their Annual Conference that they should move in Parliament to amend the legislation regarding the sale of Uranium to India. The Minister For Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson, said that the sale of Australian Uranium to India was imperative if that Country […]

Why Cap And Trade Will Not Work

March 30, 2010 by


So many times I have tried to explain this. Because it is a complex Engineering problem, and as seemingly easy as it might be to understand, it needs an explanation that simplifies a technical complexity, something difficult to comprehend, and also difficult to explain. First there was the Waxman Markey Bill, and next came the […]

Life Without (Electrical) Power (Part Two)

March 21, 2010 by


PART TWO OF THREE PARTS Before you read this, go and read Part One first at this link. DON’T BLAME CHINA. I spoke in Part One of what we are told is a looming ‘catastrophe’ with respect to Climate Change/Global Warming, caused we are told by the emissions of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) mainly from coal […]

Copenhagen – China Is Not To Blame

December 18, 2009 by


CHINA AND THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ARE INDEED BEING THROWN ‘UNDER THE BUS’. In early September, I ran a three part series on why these talks would fail, and China played a large part in those three posts, and I explained why China was always going to be the problem on anything concrete coming from this […]

350: The Most Important Number In The World For Global Warming

December 15, 2009 by


By Nick Loris When Kevin Garnett led the Boston Celtics to the 2008 NBA Championship, his memorable post game interview included him screaming, “Anything is possible!” – A slight rendition of his shoe sponsor Adidas’ motto, “Impossible is nothing.” At Copenhagen where world leaders are gathering to discuss policies to ratchet down the emission of […]

Copenhagen – An Exercise In Futility

November 30, 2009 by


PERHAPS AN ALTERNATE TITLE MIGHT READ – COPENHAGEN – DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR MONEY. In seven days from now, this United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will get under way in Copenhagen. We are told that this is the most important meeting in recent history, and is needed to address the Climate […]

Wind Power – Epic Fail

October 27, 2009 by


The image at left is a single wind tower. I have included it for perspective. Click on the image to open it in a new and larger window. The perspective is of size, and that is a Toyota  Land Cruiser Troop Carrier parked by the base of the tower. If this does not scare you, […]