DC Solar Owners Plead Guilty to Largest Ponzi Scheme in Eastern California History

From the DOJ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, January 24, 2020 Top Executives Plead Guilty to Participating in a Billion Dollar Ponzi Scheme—the Biggest Criminal Fraud Scheme in the History of the Eastern District of California SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The owners of DC Solar, a Benicia-based company, pleaded guilty today to charges related to a billion…

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U.S. Government continues to dump funds into an electrical sinkhole

Guest post by Ronald Stein Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California When I read the WSJ article “The Best-Laid Energy Plans” about the Government planning and subsidies that were supposedly intended to make America the world’s green-electricity superpower, create millions of jobs, and supercharge the economy, it…

Wildlife Thriving Around Fukushima (and Chernobyl) – Therefore Thanos Was Right?

Guest sarcastic commentary by David Middleton I’d like to assume Ross Pomeroy’s title was sarcastic… Humans Are Worse for Wildlife Than Nuclear RadiationBy Ross Pomeroy – RCP Staff In the wake of the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear disaster in March 2011, at least 164,865 people were evacuated from their homes as far as thirty kilometers away. Most have now returned, but…

Another Permian Basin Peak Oil Prediction… Yawn.

Guest “who fracking cares?” by David Middleton What is so newsworthy about peak oil predictions? The latest is from someone named Adam Waterous and it’s all over the news. This is a typical example: MarketsPeak Permian Oil Output Is Closer Than You Think, Investor SaysBy Simon CaseyJanuary 14, 2020 -Adam Waterous says U.S. shale is…

Texas: Coal Did Not Get Blown Away By Wind

Guest “I told you so” by David Middleton Jan 13, 2020, 10:33amTexas Power Generation: Did Coal Get Blown Away By Wind? University of Houston Energy Fellows Contributor Group We are thought leaders in energy from the University of Houston. Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Chief Energy Officer and Ed Hirs, Lecturer, Department of Economics The precipitous drop in…

Energy Dominance: US Set Record for Energy Consumption in 2018!

Guest MAGA! by David Middleton Every now and then, Real Clear Energy carries a story relevant to energy… DECEMBER 23, 2019In 2018, the United States consumed more energy than ever before Primary energy consumption in the United States reached a record high of 101.3 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2018, up 4% from 2017…

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MEMGA! Leviathan natural gas field comes online $150M under budget

Guest natural gas cheer-leading by David Middleton MEMGA! = Making the Eastern Mediterranean Great Again! It seems like just a few weeks ago that some nitwit was bemoaning the death of the eastern Mediterranean… Noble Energy’s first gas from Leviathan comes in $150M under budget 12/31/2019 HOUSTON – Noble Energy announced the commencement of natural…

Scientific American: Store Renewable Energy as Liquified Air

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Yet another renewable energy storage idea… To Store Renewable Energy, Try Freezing Air Such energy storage technology could help relieve congested transmission lines in places like Vermont By John Fialka, E&E News on January 2, 2020 The system that supplies clean electricity to Vermont is not exactly a model of Yankee ingenuity. In 2011,…