The Looming Failure of Wind Energy

Guest post by Mike O’Ceirin Summary  This is not about “Climate Change.” It addresses the issue of whether wind as implemented is an effective replacement for fossil driven power stations. This is about Australia where we are according to the mainstream media in a transition to renewable energy even though after many years, we are…

Rev. Jesse Jackson Bucks Environmentalists, Pushes Natural Gas Pipeline As Black Neighborhoods Struggle With Sky High Energy Prices

From The Daily Caller Chris White Tech Reporter May 04, 2020 1:06 PM ET Rev. Jesse Jackson is bucking many of the environmentalists who believe natural gas production perpetuates a world in which climate change is disproportionately hurting black communities. Jackson is prodding local, state and federal officials in Illinois to okay the construction of a…

Australian energy security on the brink

Rafe Champion, Independent Scholar, Sydney The Australian electric power supply is on the edge of a cliff because one more substantial coal-fired power station is scheduled to close in 2023. Then for the first time we will need  input from the wind at the evening peak, certainly in very hot and cold weather. If this…

Meeting the terawatt challenge

Robert Bryce’s latest book lays out a powerful case for treating electricity as a human right Duggan Flanakin In his latest seminal book, A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations, Austin, Texas-based energy analyst and futurist Robert Bryce declares that “electricity has become a human right.” It’s not an “endowed by our…