Browsing All posts tagged under »Solar Power Generation«

Why “Cheap” Solar Increases The Price Of Power

March 4, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ I keep hearing that since solar power is cheap it pays to add it to the generation mix. Sometimes this claim is caveated, saying that it only pays up to a certain fraction of total generating capacity. Typical limits range from 30% to 60%. Moreover this claim that it pays […]

Paving Virginia With Solar Slabs Is Bad Law

December 28, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The ill-conceived Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA) has created an enormous stampede of proposed solar projects. The lineup of “subsidy farms” in progress is breathtaking. It is also stupid. The numbers are incredible. Here are the ugly basics: 780 square miles of solar slabs so far and the list is […]

Small Nevada Town Fights To Keep Big Solar Out Of Its Desert

December 17, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Residents of the sun-drenched town of Pahrump, Nev., near the California border, are used to coping with rattlesnakes, gusty winds, and scorching temperatures, but now they are facing a different kind of challenge – one that threatens to destroy the character of their unique rural community: Big Solar. Eager to […]

Irate Farmers Blast Environmental Harm Caused By Solar Array

October 22, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Farmers in central Virginia’s Louisa County got a glimpse of the much-acclaimed green energy future – and they don’t like what they see. Instead of the clean power they were promised, they are dealing with pollution – and lots of it. Stormwater runoff from Dominion Energy’s Belcher Solar project has […]

Solar Desert Deep-Sixed In Rural Virginia

December 1, 2020 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ For the second time in 15 months, residents of rural Culpeper County, Virginia have risen up against a proposed massive solar array project, forcing the would-be developers to withdraw their application to put the renewable energy facility in the county’s picturesque rolling farmlands. North Carolina-based Strata Solar had planned to […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Sunday 29th September 2019 – Plus Weekly And Rolling Totals

September 30, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ UPDATE – The site where I take this data from had another of those infrequent glitches again for this Sunday, and some of the images and the data was not able to be made available. As I have mentioned before on the very few occasions this has happened previously, (just three […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Saturday 28th September 2019

September 29, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Friday 27th September 2019

September 28, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Thursday 26th September 2019

September 27, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Wednesday 25th September 2019

September 26, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Tuesday 24th September 2019

September 25, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Monday 23rd September 2019

September 24, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Sunday 22nd September 2019 – Plus Weekly And Rolling Totals

September 23, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Saturday 21st September 2019

September 22, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Friday 20th September 2019

September 21, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Thursday 19th September 2019

September 20, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Wednesday 18th September 2019

September 19, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Tuesday 17th September 2019

September 18, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Monday 16th September 2019

September 17, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Sunday 15th September 2019 – Plus Weekly And Rolling Totals

September 16, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Saturday 14th September 2019

September 15, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Friday 13th September 2019

September 14, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Thursday 12th September 2019

September 13, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Wednesday 11th September 2019

September 12, 2019 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily power consumption data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click on […]