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…

Climate Justice Warriors Protest Against Wind Power…

Guest “I couldn’t make this schist up if I was trying” by David Middleton This Robert Bryce article in today’s Real Clear Energy feed is actually from last November… But…

From Peanuts to Power: The Jimmy Carter Solar Farm

Guest “anatomy of green propaganda” by David Middleton An old high school friend of mine posted this article on his Facebook page over the weekend: Former U.S President Jimmy Carter…

Massachusetts Town Votes for Freezing in the Dark

Guest “too fracking funny” by David Middleton Brookline passes bylaw banning future use of oil, gas in new buildings Nov 21, 2019 BROOKLINE, Mass. — A Massachusetts town overwhelmingly voted…

The “Oil Age” is doing just fine, Bloomberg New Energy Finance notwithstanding

Guest smack-down by David Middleton Hat tip to Clyde Spencer… The Oil Age Is Coming to a Close Noah SmithBloomberg October 29, 2019 (Bloomberg Opinion) — The oil industry faces…

New York Times Explanatory Reporter Whines About Oil Companies Obeying the Law

Guest explaining to the NYT explanatory reporter by David Middleton More abject nonsense from Hiroko Tabuchi, New York Times climate reporter and “part of the team awarded the 2013 Pulitzer…

Renewable energy is a blackout risk, warns National Grid after chaos during biggest outage in a decade

From This is MONEY Company has downplayed the role of wind energy in the power cut In April a study warned renewable power sources could risk network’s ‘stability’ Half UK’s…

Common Fantasy: “Red States Are Dumping Coal for Solar”

Guest bubble bursting by David Middleton Juan Cole of Common Dreams (a socialist rage) is always good for a laugh. Monday, July 22, 2019It’s Just Good Business: Even Red States…