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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.…

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Greens Concerned Vast Federal Land Clearances for Renewable Energy Projects Might Harm Nature

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Some green groups finally seem to be expressing concern that colossal renewable infrastructure projects on federal land, clearing, poisoning and paving over millions of acres of federally protected wilderness, for solar farms and wind projects, might harm the natural environment. Government’s Push for Solar Power on Federal Lands Stirs Concerns…

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Renewable Incoherence: The Calls for a Green Grand Challenge

Guest essay by Eric Worrall If current generation renewables are a viable replacement for fossil fuels, why are so many greens calling for lavishly funded “Grand Challenge” projects and “Apollo Projects” to make them work? Renewables need a grand-challenge strategy Launch a global clean-energy initiative to set priorities that galvanize researchers to deliver breakthroughs, write…

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Australian electrical system operator orders wind farms to cut back production in wake of blackout

Ten South Australian wind farms told to limit generation after statewide electricity blackout  http://cartoonsbyjosh.com TEN South Australian wind farms have been ordered to limit generation in the wake of the disastrous statewide power blackout because the national electricity market operator has declared they have not performed properly. The state’s biggest wind farm, at Snowtown, is…

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Australian Energy Market Operator report says wind farms were the ultimate cause of blackout, network withstood pylon downings

While ecos and wind farm proponents tried to blame the blackout on downed powerlines, a detailed report from AEMO shows it was actually wind farms that were the cause. From the Institute of Public Affairs | Australia’s leading free market think tank 5 October 2016 PRELIMINARY AEMO SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BLACKOUT REPORT: WIND RESPONSIBLE The Australian…