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EPA CAFE Targets Unattainable… And their fuel efficiency “test is [fracked] up big time.”

Guest post by David Middleton Doubly too fracking funny! In July 2011, the Obama Maladministration increased the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard for passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks to 54.5 miles per gallon (mpg) by 2025.  However, a couple of funny things happened on the way to greentopia. Consumers didn’t cooperate… ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT Fuel Targets Threatened by…

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Brexit: Siemens Freezes New Wind Power Projects

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t mwhite – Siemens has frozen new British wind power projects, until the post Brexit relationship with the European Union is negotiated. Siemens freezes new UK wind power investment following Brexit vote German energy firm will not make fresh plans until the UK’s European relationship becomes clearer, but existing manufacturing…

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Environmental Conflict Goes Nuclear – a civil war erupts over CO2 reduction strategy

After yesterday’s announcement that Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant would close after a back room deal was forged between PG&E and environmental groups, a schism has developed By Robert Bradley Jr. from Master Resource – reprinted by invitation Finally, the energy literate on the Left understand that politically correct energies for electricity (wind and solar–not nuclear…

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“World’s First 24/7 Solar Power Plant Powers 75,000 Homes” for 3 hours per day.

Guest post by David Middleton SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes Project in Tonopah, Nevada is quietly providing clean, green solar energy to 75,000 homes in the Silver State even when the sun isn’t shining. Crescent Dunes is the first utility-scale facility in the world to use molten salt for power energy storage capabilities, a technology also known…