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Clean Energy Standard: Another Energy Tax in Disguise

March 8, 2012 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ When are we going to be honest about the impact of “clean energy” standards, renewable energy standards, cap and trade, and all the other policies to cut energy use under the guise of helping future generations? These policies are not things we do for our grandchildren; they are things we […]

Renewable Power Fail – As Usual – August 2010

November 22, 2010 by

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THE EVER INCREASING NUMBERS OF RENEWABLE POWER PLANTS RESULTS IN AN INCREASE IN CO2 EMISSIONS. This may seem a strange thing to say, but read the post and it shows exactly why this is in fact happening. Some may wonder why I am doing this analysis on a month by month basis, as, really, there’s […]

Renewable Power Fail – As Usual – July 2010

October 18, 2010 by

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You don’t need to read too much these days to be aware of the huge increase in the number of renewable power plants, especially those huge wind towers. In fact, the U.S. currently leads the World in the total power produced from Wind Power Generation. In all, the U.S. now has a Nameplate Capacity total […]

High And Hidden Costs: There Is Nothing Free About The Wind

October 10, 2010 by

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By Emily Goff What was normally a peaceful, quiet way of life for residents of Vinalhaven, an island off the coast of Maine, suddenly became loud and unbearable when utilities operating three new wind turbines flipped the switch to “on.” A recent New York Times article reports that some Vinalhaven residents are learning “the hard […]

White House Solar Installation Symbolic Of Solar Energy Push

October 6, 2010 by

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By Nicolas Loris President Obama is channeling his inner Jimmy Carter again. In 1979, President Carter had solar panels installed on the roof of the White House, and they were taken down in the Reagan Administration during roof repairs. Today, the White House announced that that Obama Administration will use taxpayer dollars to build solar […]

Renewable Electricity Standard: Same As A National Energy Tax

September 25, 2010 by

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By Nicolas Loris The probability of cap and trade becoming law rapidly diminished as more and more people saw it for what it truly is: a national energy tax. Since 85 percent of our energy comes from carbon-emitting fossil fuels, and the goal of cap and trade is to reduce carbon dioxide, a cap-and-trade system […]

Lame Policy For Lame Duck

September 22, 2010 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. It seems that many in Washington had their books upside down when they studied economics. In the midst of a serious recession, they are proposing to jack up income tax rates, which would add hundreds of thousands to the already sky-high unemployment rolls. Now we hear that the Senate is thinking […]