Sunnica Solar Farm

There is something drastically wrong with our planning system, if industrial developments like Sunnica can take place in the middle of pristine countryside without locals having any say in the…

Fossil Fuel Generation Outpaces Renewables in 2021 – IEA

While Fatih Birol whistles in the dark, the fine words at COP26 hit the wall of reality.

BoJo’s Green Energy Britain: Cuddle Your Pets for Warmth

Boris Johnson’s Green Britain has plumbed new depths of humiliating energy poverty, with the revelation that in 2020 Ovo Energy advised customers to exercise and cuddle pets if they couldn’t…

University of Houston: More Renewable Energy to Prevent Another Texas Ice Storm Outage

According to the University of Houston and Houston Advanced Research Centre, more investment in renewable energy will prevent a repeat of the deadly outages during last year’s ice storm.

Wind will be Competitive! (Secretary Chu from 2011)

Yes, what began in 1992 for wind’s PTC was extended in 1999… 2002 … 2004 … 2005 … 2006 … 2008 … 2009 … 2012 … 2014 … 2015 ……

Net Metering Rethink: Rooftop Solar in Trouble (a hidden subsidy in addition to ITC)

Solar as a grid source of electricity is uneconomic, from the rooftop to the large solar arrays. So various government interventions pushed by the solar lobby must come to the…

Wind Power Drops By A Third In Q3

We are familiar with short term drops in output, maybe for a few days or even weeks. But to lose effectively a third of generation for a whole quarter shows…

Power When You Need It? Not With Wind

From NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT By Paul Homewood If this is the standard of research into the reliability of wind power, then heaven help us all: Nobody…

No Wind Friday

We are now dangerously reliant on interconnectors, not least because wind power is also falling in countries like Germany and Denmark:

Germany’s New Government Plans To Use 10% Of Country’s Land Area For Wind Turbines

In other words, those who demand 2% of the land area with B-plans for wind power plants actually need 10% of the land area.

Weather Lulls: Germany Forced To Burn 20% More Coal, The Very Energy Source That’s To Be Phased Out

The energy source that Germany moves to shut down, rescued the country from widespread blackouts in 2021.

African Energy Chamber: Fossil Fuels, Please

Ultimately, Africans deserve the same level of energy access and security that the rest of the world takes for granted. The number of people left behind is simply too large…

Sierra Club Exec on Energy: Exactly Backwards

The world is already in an “energy crisis” of sorts due to the tremendous misallocation of capital from functioning energy infrastructure to mythical energy infrastructure. This has largely been driven…

Wind Power Health Effects (latest from Scientific Reports)

In view of the adverse health impacts of exposure to turbine-generated LFN, it is recommended that the government set regulations on the requisite distances of wind turbines from residences, for…

New Data Refutes Cheap Offshore Wind Claims

And where do these claims about cheap wind power come from? The Committee on Climate Change:

Challenges of the clean energy transition

The Energy Transition will be one of the most capital- and resource- intensive undertakings in the history of mankind.  It is essential for business and industry to provide a reality…

Do you rip off your shingles before finding out if new ones are available? It’s painful to watch those that do

To anyone that pays attention to the energy world with any objectivity (i.e., not searching for villains), it was obvious that the world would one day run into a hydrocarbon…

Useless Green Energy Hitting The Wall

As the world comes out of the pandemic and the international economy returns to attempting to fulfill normal consumer demand, you can see green energy hitting the wall pretty much…

IEA: More Renewable Investment Required to Stabilise European Energy Markets

According to Dr. Fatih Birol, $4 trillion per year of global renewable investment would reduce European dependence on Russian Gas, though Russia is also to blame for the recent energy…

Having Fun Watching Wind And Solar Failing To Step Up To Power The World Economy

Coal supply shortages are pushing prices for the fuel to record highs and laying bare the challenges to weaning the global economy off one of its most important—and polluting—energy sources. The crunch…

Missing wind variability means future impacts of climate change may be underestimated in Europe and North America

Climate models may be underestimating the impact climate change will have on the UK, North America and other extratropical regions due to a crucial missing element, new research has shown.

Nature: Wind Turbine Noise Issues

Make no mistake: the obvious is becoming mainstream despite the protests of the mighty industrial-wind complex. The latest evidence on aerodynamic noise comes from Nature magazine [Scientific Reports volume 11: 17817 (2021)]: “Effects of…

Reliability Challenges in Meeting New York’s Climate Act Requirements

I fear New York consumers will be lab rats for a politically motivated virtue signaling empty gesture that is going to cost enormous sums of money, and, in the event…

Claim: Renewables Could Meet 100% of Aussie Demand at Certain Times by 2025

My question, what are we supposed to do for the rest of the day?