Browsing All posts tagged under »U.S. Electrical Power Generation«

Prepare For Energy Shortages, Cost Hikes And Rationing

February 4, 2021 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Fully expect your future carbon footprints to be traced to a crime scene subject to “climate and energy justice” violations in the high tribunal of sustainability. The prospective charges? Such sins will include ownership and operation of an internal combustion vehicle, tampering with regulated upper or lower thermostat setting limits, and/or […]

Nuclear Superior To Wind And Solar

January 24, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Future energy mixes should show a growing contribution from modern nuclear power plants. That is the core finding of the new “No Regrets Energy Policy” proposed by the Climate Intelligence Foundation (CLINTEL).  CLINTEL finds current governmental energy-transitions to be “scientifically unfounded and economically suicidal” because of their dependence on wind […]

New York Can’t Buy Its Way Out Of Blackouts

December 26, 2020 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ New York City will soon be home to the world’s biggest utility-scale battery system, designed to back up its growing reliance on intermittent renewables. At 400 MWh this batch of batteries will be more than triple the 129 MWh world leader in Australia. The City of New York’s director of […]

Modular Nuclear Reactors For Defense And Disasters

May 13, 2020 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ While there has been little interest of late in developing new-generation nuclear reactors to power the U.S. electric grid, some new initiatives at the Department of Defense – spurred in part by complaints of dumping by U.S. uranium miners – may just be the spark needed to move the U.S. back into […]

Energy Poverty In The Pandemic Age

April 15, 2020 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ In a recent article, International Energy Agency Executive Director Fatih Birol asserted that the “huge disruption caused by the coronavirus has highlighted how much modern societies rely on electricity.” Also adding that in many countries, electricity is critical for operating the ventilators and other medical equipment in the hospitals treating the soaring […]

Battery Storage Is An Infinitesimal Part Of Electrical Power

July 3, 2019 by

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By Steve Goreham ~ Large-scale storage of electricity is the latest proposed solution to boost the deployment of renewables. Renewable energy advocates, businesses, and state governments plan to use batteries to store electricity to solve the problem of intermittent wind and solar output. But large-scale storage is only an insignificant part of the electrical power […]

Australian Daily Electrical Power Generation Data – Thursday 27th June 2019

June 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 […]

From Whence Comes The Power To Drive Electric Vehicles?

April 19, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Elon Musk recognized early on there was money to be made in businesses that support environmental causes. He has gained the support of the green movement by broadcasting his vision for a future without fossil fuels, reducing global warming and traveling on battery powered cars. However most people do not […]

Rather Than Drain Swamp, Rick Perry’s Proposal Would Pick Energy Winners And Losers

December 1, 2017 by

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By Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris ~ Picking winners and losers in the energy industry was a hallmark of the Obama administration. But it seems that pattern isn’t quite gone under Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s department. In late September, Perry directed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to develop new standards to set prices for “resiliency” […]

‘Clean Power Plan’ Relies On Dirty Climate Science

October 25, 2016 by

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The only thing this program will clean out is our pocketbooks By Larry Bell ~ Draconian energy regulatory policies are being premised upon tax-funded climate alarmism promulgated by government agencies we are supposed to trust. The latest and arguably most dangerous example is the Obama Administration’s proposed “Clean Power Plan” (CPP). CPP enactment is currently […]

The Benefits That Coal Fired Power Gave Us

May 13, 2016 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Is there information anywhere which can effectively show the benefits of coal fired power? Could that information be used to show what is happening now in China, to show some context as to why they are constructing new technology coal fired plants like there was no tomorrow? I found some information […]

Obama Targets Electric Grid For Power Grab

April 26, 2016 by

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The war on coal miners and their families is being extended to families and clients of oil and gas and nuclear energy operations as well By Larry Bell ~ The carbon-caused climate crisis cabal must be absolutely giddy that President Obama has made good on his pledge that “if somebody wants to build a coal-powered […]

Consumers Will Pay Big For Obama’s Alternative Energy Push

July 29, 2015 by

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Skyrocketing energy costs in Europe and California presage huge increases in the rest of the U.S. By Larry Bell ~ President Obama’s war on coal brings new meaning to his lead from behind strategy. It involves replacing reliable fossil energy sources with pixie-dust-powered alternatives. Only one day following the Supreme Court’s ruling to block the […]

Not News: Coal CEO Decries EPA’s ‘Political Power Grab Of America’s Power Grid’

July 27, 2015 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ n a speech at a Republican Lincoln Day dinner in West Virginia earlier this week, Murray Energy Corp. founder and CEO Robert Murray (pictured) decried the Obama administration’s determination to, as described at the financial news site SNL.com (to be clear, no relation to Saturday Night Live), “bypass the states and their […]

Kyoto Revisited – President Obama’s Pledge For Paris (Part Two)

April 20, 2015 by

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PART TWO OF TWO PARTS By Anton Lang ~ Link to Part One of this Two Part Series How easy is it for a President with less than two years to serve to make a pledge to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions by 28%? How easy is it for him to then strut the International stage […]

What People Are Saying About The EPA’s Regulations

February 19, 2015 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ On Friday before leaving his position as a senior counselor to President Barack Obama on climate policy, John Podesta warned: Those in Congress who question the need and efficacy of the President’s actions on climate change will find themselves on the wrong side of science, on the wrong side of history—and […]

The New Congress Must Save The USA From The EPA

December 11, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ When the Republican Party takes over majority control of Congress in January, it will face a number of battles that must be fought with the Obama administration ranging from its amnesty intentions to the repeal of ObamaCare, but high among the battles is the need to rein in the metastasizing power […]

The Gruberization Of Environmental Policies

November 27, 2014 by

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Accumulation of fraudulent EPA regulations impacts energy, economy, jobs, families and health By Paul Driessen ~ Call it the Gruberization of America’s energy and environmental policies. Former White House medical consultant Jonathan Gruber pocketed millions of taxpayer dollars before infamously explaining how ObamaCare was enacted. “Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage,” he said. […]

Being Anti-Energy Is Being Anti-Humanity

November 13, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Everything you need to know about how perverse and dangerous the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is summed up in its latest report. Released on November 2, it issued the same tired, old and untrue claims of “severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems” The IPCC wants […]

30 Percent CO2 Reduction From Electrical Power Generation – A Policy Too Far

June 3, 2014 by

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By Anton Lang ~ You just have to laugh here, and here I mean out of control, rolling around the floor laughing, pain inducing laughter. This is so far out there in the realms of ridiculous statements, and is in fact IMPOSSIBLE to achieve: (My bolding) EPA Power-Plant Proposal Will Seek 30% Carbon Dioxide Emissions […]

Climate Change – Obama Finds Another Way To Weaken The U.S.

June 3, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Not satisfied with weakening the US militarily and diplomatically, Barack Obama decides to weaken it economically as well: THE Obama administration will attempt to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 per cent by 2030, setting in motion one of the most significant actions to address global warming. The rule, […]

Are Our Energy Sources Moral?

May 27, 2014 by

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By Stephen Moore ~ Energy is the master resource, as the late, great economist Julian Simon used to say. You can’t produce much of anything if you don’t have affordable electric power. My children learned that lesson the hard way when we lost our electricity due to a blizzard several months ago. Welcome, I said […]

Obama’s War On U.S. Energy 

January 20, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ There is no reason for the U.S. to be in such a slow recovery from the financial crisis of 2008. If President Obama would get out of the way, our national debt could be dramatically reduced and hundreds of thousands of jobs would be created in the nation’s energy sector, leading […]