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The Green New Deal’s Epic Transportation And Commerce Fail

June 1, 2019 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ On the surface, the Green New Deal (GND) sounds enlightening.  Use a nonexistent super grid of renewable intermittent electricity energy to replace fossil fuels so we can all breath air with no emissions from energy production. But the renewable term in all these cases is not energy in its totality, but […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – May 28th 2019

May 29, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Costly Wind Power Menaces Man and Nature Solar and wind have struggled to compete against cheap natural gas EPA: Increasing Consistency and Transparency in Considering Benefits and Costs in the Rulemaking Process Citizens unwittingly pay billions for […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – May 13th 2019

May 14, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Study: Renewable Energy Mandates Cause Large Electricity Price Increases U-Turn: German Christian Democrats Ditch Carbon Tax Big oil goes big green Pushback against IDA reforms in NYS Renewable Energy Destroying Ecosystems: Pennsylvania House Approves Four Interesting Environmental […]

Lefty Media Celebrate UK’s ‘New Normal’ 7 Days Without Coal Power

May 10, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ A week is not a long time. It’s only 1/52nd of a year. But eco-warriors determined to be rid of fossil fuels will latch on to anything to try to prove renewables can shoulder the demand for energy. Think Progress and EcoWatch did just that on May 8, celebrating that the […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – April 29th 2019

April 30, 2019 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Since there is such a diversity of interesting articles, I’m subdividing the most noteworthy material into several categories. Greed Energy Economics: Study: Renewable Energy Mandates are a costly failure Worldwide Buyer’s Remorse Sets in for Costly Renewable Energy Solar Energy […]

Batteries Cannot Make Renewables Reliable

April 27, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Utilities are starting to experiment with adding batteries to wind and solar projects. These storage projects are feeding the mistaken belief that batteries can cure the intermittency that makes wind and solar unworkable as a reliable source of power. The reality is that these battery projects are trivial in size […]

Here’s The Dam Deal: Build More Hydropower Dams

April 21, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ This article is the third in my series about America’s need for dams. The first was about adding hydropower to existing unpowered dams. The second explained the need to finish the U.S. flood (and drought) control program. The present article is about the huge opportunity to build new hydropower dams. […]