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$14 Billion in Stimulus Spending Generates Just 1.2 Percent of Electricity

November 3, 2012 by

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By Michael Sandoval ~ Despite more than $14 billion in cash payments to solar, wind, and other renewable energy project developers since 2009, just 48 terawatt hours of additional annual electricity generation were expected to be added through funds authorized by the stimulus, according to documents released by the Department of Treasury. The more than […]

Wind Energy: It’s Not Cheap Or Clean

August 31, 2010 by

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By Nicolas Loris Much of the justification for subsidies, tax credits, and mandates for increasing wind energy production in the U.S. is that it will create jobs and help cool our planet’s fever. We’ve explained in detail how subsidized green jobs destroy jobs elsewhere, but it also turns out that increased wind power decreases carbon […]

Renewable Power Fail – As Usual – April 2010

July 23, 2010 by

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This post continues the monthly series that shines a high intensity spotlight on how Renewable Power is failing on a huge scale to deliver electrical power to consumers. The spin from politicians and supporters of Renewable Power is that it is the way of the future, and can be used to replace traditional methods of […]

A New Revelation: Wind Energy Needs Wind To Work

March 25, 2010 by

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By Nick Loris One of the common arguments made against wind power is that without government subsidies, mandates or tax credits, wind turbines would not be built. But even when companies do receive preferential treatment to build windmills, just because they’re built doesn’t mean they’re going to work. For that, there needs to be (drum […]

More Political Spin On Wind Power

January 23, 2010 by

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[picapp align=”right” wrap=”false” link=”term=offshore+wind+turbines&iid=990549″ src=”f/c/a/0/Burbo_Bank_Wind_b9de.jpg?adImageId=9402536&imageId=990549″ width=”380″ height=”283″ /] Part of a 25 tower offshore Wind Power Farm in the UK. Will we ever be told the truth about any of this? This story was reported yesterday. For those without any knowledge, this story might actually be encouraging to see, and because the dates translate to […]

17% CO2 Emissions Reduction – Are You Joking?

November 26, 2009 by

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Yesterday, President Obama announced a target for emissions reduction that the U.S. will take to the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference. That target will be a 17% reduction in the emissions of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) by the year 2020. IT’S A PHYSICAL IMPOSSIBILITY. This will be a long post, because something as technical and involved as […]

Wind Power – Epic Fail – Update

October 28, 2009 by

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This post updates the post from yesterday, that post at this link. I wanted to include this in yesterday’s post on this same subject, but to give it the correct explanation, it really requires a post all of it’s own. In that post I explained how in Germany, the whole inventory of every wind tower […]

Wind Power – Epic Fail

October 27, 2009 by

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The image at left is a single wind tower. I have included it for perspective. Click on the image to open it in a new and larger window. The perspective is of size, and that is a Toyota  Land Cruiser Troop Carrier parked by the base of the tower. If this does not scare you, […]