Browsing All posts tagged under »Renewable Energy Standard«

Energy Storage Isn’t Ready For Wide Deployment

November 7, 2018 by

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By Todd Royal ~ When understanding and examining energy storage for wide-scale, societal deployment that is scalable, affordable and reliable needs to include these factors: energy security, renewable power production and cyber security. At this time energy storage doesn’t meet any of these criteria. The best example is Tesla’s seemingly successful deployment November 2017 in […]

More Solar Jobs Is A Curse, Not A Blessing

May 10, 2017 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Citing U.S. Department of Energy data, the New York Times recently reported that the solar industry employs far more Americans than wind or coal: 374,000 in solar versus 100,000 in wind and 160,000 in coal mining and coal-fired power generation. Only the natural gas sector employs more people: 398,000 workers in […]

Solar Panel Companies Deceive Homeowners

April 1, 2015 by

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“Free” solar may end up costing thousands By Larry Bell ~ Last December Rep. Paul Gosar (R, AZ), a member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, along with 11 other House members, sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission warning that the new solar-leasing market industry has engaged in “deceptive marketing strategies” […]

How These Green Companies Are Gouging Consumers With The Government’s Help

January 19, 2015 by

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By Stephen Moore ~ Solar panels are being installed on the roofs of homes and businesses all across America at a record pace. The fad is the latest way for families to “go green” — the energy equivalent of blue recycling bins. The Solar Energy Industries Association likes to tout the industry’s “amazing success” — […]

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 […]

The Zombie Campaign for Higher Energy Prices

November 9, 2010 by

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By Conn Carroll The American people know that cap and trade energy policies will lead to higher energy costs and fewer jobs. That is why even Democratic candidates like Sen.-elect Joe Manchin (D-WV) famously shot President Barack Obama’s cap and trade bill in a television commercial this fall. But the progressive campaign to force Americans […]

Some Recent Energy News

August 7, 2010 by

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By John Droz, Jr. This is the latest issue of my informal, free collection of recent electrical energy-related developments. Since citizens are daily inundated with material coming out on this topic, I am trying to present a digest summary of the most pertinent applicable information. My bias is for articles that are: scientific, independent, informative, […]