Impending US Solar Energy Crash?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Financially troubled solar businesses seem to be hitting the headlines a lot these days. Solar Industry Slowdown Catches Up With SolarCity By Mrinalini Krishna | May 5, 2017 — 11:04 AM EDT After nice stretch of sunny weather, the last few months have clouded over for big solar. Declining prices…

Ouarzazate

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The BBC, that bastion of slanted reportage on all things green, has an article about a new solar power plant entitled “The Colossal African Solar Plant That Could Power Europe“. It’s full of all kinds of interesting information about the plant, located in Ouarzazate, Morocco. Man, how come Africa gets…

What’s That Musky Smell?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, the man who has made billions with a “b” by sponging off of your taxpayer dollars, the man you can always find face-down at the government trough, is at it again. Elon Musk now says that his whiz-bang glass solar roofing shingles will be, get this, cheaper than a “normal”…

Renewable Energy would be Great – if it Worked

Guest essay by Eric Worrall One of the great myths promoted by renewables proponents is that government subsidies are not the enablers of renewables, they are simply accelerating a transition which would occur anyway, even without taxpayer help. Trump: Ugly for world, ugly for climate, ugly for clean energy … Nevertheless, it doesn’t look good.…