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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 […]

Green Pixie Dust Energy Policies

October 2, 2016 by

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Democrats fight climate change with renewable pixie dust, while rest of world burns fossil fuels By Paul Driessen ~ “There’s been a record six straight years of job growth, and new Census numbers show incomes have increased at a record rate after years of stagnation,” NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt misinformed Americans, as he […]

The Buffalo Billion Fraud And Bribery Scheme

September 29, 2016 by

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Corruption and pay-to-play, a symbol of everything they’re doin By Marita Noon ~ When New York’s Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo gushed over SolarCity’s new solar panel factory in Buffalo, New York, the audience, likely, didn’t grasp the recently revealed meaning of his words: “It is such a metaphor—a symbol of everything we’re doing.” The 1.2-million-square-foot […]

Consumers Pay Because Regulators Allow Natural Gas Use At This Solar Plant

August 13, 2016 by

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By Reece Brown and David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ Consumers are getting burned by a taxpayer-subsidized solar power plant in California’s Mojave Desert. An immensely wealthy consortium owns the plant. Government regulators approved a contract forcing consumers to pay four to five times the going rate for electricity produced by the plant. And the energy, because […]

The Conservative Case Against Energy Subsidies

January 11, 2016 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ It’s hard to take seriously an article with a contradictory title such as “The Conservative Case for Solar Subsidies.” The words “subsidies” and “conservative” do not belong in the same sentence together when discussing energy policy, unless “eliminate” is in the mix. Here are some of the major problems concerning Ben […]

Windmills And Sunbeams Won’t Keep The Lights On

September 15, 2015 by

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Will the dark ages return to the West? By Larry Bell ~ The Obama Administration’s global warming hell-bent “Clean Power Plan” which is supposed to regulate and tax our nation away from fossil fuels to heavily subsidized “renewable” energy sources is presently a transitional bridge to nowhere. And after all, as the President himself once […]

Obama’s Deceitful, Unsustainable Energy Decrees

September 8, 2015 by

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Wind and solar reap taxpayer loot, while hydrocarbon energy, industries and jobs get pummeled By Paul Driessen ~ “That’s not the American way. That’s not progress. That’s not innovation. That’s rent-seeking and trying to protect old ways of doing business, and standing in the way of the future.” That wasn’t the Wall Street Journal lambasting […]