German Energy Prices “Going Through The Roof”, Supply Tightens As Leaders Botch Energy Policy

Electricity prices for industry have tripled, and household electricity will rise from 31 euro-cent/kWh to around 40 euro cent/kwh. Well over half of the electricity price is taxes, surcharges and…

It’s the 1970s all over again, and Joe Biden is the new Jimmy Carter

The result? Less fossil fuel production and higher prices — with lower-income Americans who can afford it the least penalized the most at the pump.

Chinese and Indian Climate Policy Power Crisis Worsens

As China scrambles to recover from a severe coal shortage caused by Xi Jinping’s “non-negotiable” climate directives, their coal, gas and electricity buying spree is triggering shortages in India, Europe…

Column: European Cargo Cults? Standing On The Shore, Waiting For ‘Energy Cargo’…A Full Circle Of Colonial Irony

Make no mistake: this catastrophe has been purposefully engineered by energy charlatans and organizations that convinced the world it no longer needs hydrocarbons and can begin dismantling the hydrocarbon system.…

And It’s Not Even Winter! Europe’s Energy Supply Debacle Already Here: Painful Prices, Shortages, Blackouts

Empty gas stocks, windless days, disrupted supply lines, CO2 certificates, soaring inflation, blackouts, bitter cold and other forebode a winter of discontent across Europe. 

Don’t Blame the ‘Energy Transition’ for the Damage Being Caused by the ‘Energy Transition’…

Guest “Don’t blame green schist for the energy crisis it is causing” by David Middleton Alessandro Blasi is a geophysicist and Special Advisor to the IEA Executive Director, International Energy…

“Power Mad” (Matt Ridley on the UK Energy Crisis)

Energy is not just another product: it’s what makes civilisation possible.

Europe is switching back to coal to survive bleak winter

Europe’s embarrassing coal comeback will make any Net Zero demands almost impossible for politicians from the UK and Europe not least because they are also dealing with the growing fear…

Record Power Prices & Blackouts Hit Germany

The Germans have broken a record again. Drastically increased wholesale prices and expensive emission rights are driving electricity prices in Germany to ever new record levels. In addition, of course,…

Green Britain faces food shortages as energy crisis shuts down factories

As energy prices in Europe go through the roof, factories are beginning to shut down and food is disappearing from the shelves. Welcome to green Britain, offering a foretaste of what life…

Britain Hypes the Green Hydrogen Economy

A few months ago, a colossal suspected hydrogen coolant leak explosion at a power plant in Australia, which caused blackouts up and down the East Coast, reminded us that hydrogen…

Toxic Horror Show Geelong Grid Backup Battery Fire Finally Extinguished

Imagine if people were crazy enough to install these difficult to extinguish battery incendiary devices in their homes or automobiles, or near populated areas. Imagine what such foolishness could do…

Bright Green California Dreaming

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In my recent post yclept Bright Green Impossibilities, I showed that it is not humanly possible to eliminate fossil fuel CO2 emissions by 2050. I…

ERCOT issues conservation alert… Media blames natural gas

Guest “Of course they did” by David Middleton ERCOT = Electric Reliability Council of Texas H/T to David Youatt for this suggested topic. June 14 ERCOT News Release News ReleaseJune…

Governor Newsom Silently Supports Importing Aviation Fuels To Northern California.

The BAAQMD’s local actions that will not only cause significant issues for the viability of Bay Area refineries, but it will also impact our national security and impose higher energy…

US Green Impossibilities

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach A couple months ago I wrote a post called “Bright Green Impossibilities“. In it, I showed the impossibility of converting all global energy to zero-CO2-emission…

Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Hoisted by her own pipeline petard!

Guest “irony can be so ironic” by David Middleton Enbridge foe Whitmer declares Michigan energy emergencyIan Vandaelle, BNN Bloomberg Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has stood out as one of the…

Texas to boost grid resilience with more wind & solar, according to Clean Technica

Guest “I really couldn’t make this sort of schist up if I was trying” by David Middleton Reporting from Ice Mud Station Dallas… The pool is now ice-free for the…

Hotel in Austin Texas sends letter to trapped guests: “we are out of food” – “use glowsticks for lighting”!

As we previously reported on the ice-storm Texas frozen wind power – outages ensue, electricity now at unheard of $9000 per megawatt-hour I have friends in Texas that are reporting…

Texas frozen wind power – outages ensue, electricity now at unheard of $9000 per megawatt-hour

There’s a saying in the lone star state “Don’t Mess with Texas” which actually started out as an anti-littering campaign but has become sort of a slogan for the rugged,…

California’s Looming ‘Green New Car Wreck’

The numbers don’t pencil out for the future where just 25% of cars in California would be electric. On September 23, California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order that…

CAISO President: California Power Grid teetering close to the edge of collapse

You are trading the loss of 3000 megawatts for the collapse of the entire system of California and perhaps the entire West. […] When you’re at the very edge and…

UN Warns Electric Automobile Rush is Causing Human Rights Abuses

The United Nations has issued a belated warning that soaring demand for raw materials for the electric vehicle revolution is creating dangerous conditions for children working in toxic mines.

Virginia Governor raises cost of energy… when Virginians can least afford it

Guest “post that won’t mention ChiCom-19” by David Middleton GOV. NORTHAM RAISES ENERGY COSTS AS HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS ARE OUT OF WORKAPRIL 22, 2020By Tim Benson, Aaron D. StoverIf there…