Solar Companies Using ‘2008 Sub-Prime Lender’ Tactics To Sell Panels

Energy Andrew Follett Energy and Science Reporter 2:42 PM 07/19/2017 The consumer group Campaign for Accountability (CFA) asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Wednesday to investigate rooftop solar companies for misleading sales practices targeting senior citizens and other vulnerable populations in the same manner sub-prime lenders did before the 2008 financial crisis. CFA sent a…

Insanity and hypocrisy Down Under

Al Gore’s bombast and hypocrisy, an energy debacle “no one saw coming,” lessons for USA Paul Driessen The Wall Street Journal called it the energy shortage “no one saw coming.” Actually, a lot of people did see it coming. But intent on pursuing their “dangerous manmade climate change” and “renewable energy will save the planet”…

Never Go Full California

Guest essay by David Archibald It used to be said that Australia was usually 5 years behind the US in adopting new trends; in turn the US was led by what happened in California. The beauty of that was that California’s taxpayers would pay for experiments in public policy and the rest of us could…