Fire breaks out at world's largest solar power plant – Ivanpah

From the L.A. Times: A generating tower at the world’s largest solar energy plant was shut down Thursday after a mirror misalignment caused sunlight to burn through electrical wiring and start a small fire, according…

Fraud: Most EU Carmakers Report False CO2 Emissions

Tesla Throws Cold Water On Its Own Hype Volkswagen’s diesel scandal could just be the tip of a very large iceberg when it comes to carmakers faking emissions figures. Carmakers…

Newsbytes: Elon Musk's SolarCity Crashes

As SolarCity Crashes, Is Elon Musk Overrated? SolarCity is struggling. Tesla is struggling. Elon Musk is not the King Midas of making companies perfect. Musk’s magic can’t do everything anymore.…

Prepare for blackouts: San Diego To Run 100 Percent On Renewable Energy By 2035

(via Slashdot) The city of San Diego has announced a bold new plan to run completely on renewable energy by 2035. While the city already produces the second largest electrical…

This New Battery is a Game Changer

Lighter Cheaper More Powerful Battery Changes Renewable Economics Guest essay by Roger E. Sowell, Esq. Marina del Rey, California It is not often on SLB that I use the phrase “game-changer.”…

Amnesty Report: Green Battery Technology Built on a Foundation of Child Abuse

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Amnesty International has released a shocking report, about conditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the child labourers who mine much of the world’s…

Britain Faces Energy Crisis, Engineers Warn – Green Isn't Working

Via The GWPF Energy bills will soar as green policies shut coal-fired power stations and cause an “electricity supply crisis”, experts say. Prices will be forced up as the UK…

Green Tech and the climate crisis syndicate

Manufactured climate crisis fears and renewable energy schemes create gold mine for the rich Guest essay by Paul Driessen Renewable Portfolio Standard advocates recently held their 2015 National Summit. The…

Green’ Cars Meltdown As VW Emissions Scandal Rocks Car Industry

Via The GWPF: The European car industry was shaken on Monday as Volkswagen’s share price fell almost 20 per cent over its admission that it cheated on US emissions tests,…

Apple and Google Pour Billions Down a Green Drain

Guest essay by Steve Goreham Originally published in Communities Digital News, republished at WUWt by request of the author. Business has been captured by Climatism, the belief that humans are…

A Simple Tale About Switching To Renewable Power: Requirements & Consequences.

Don Bogard, © 2015 (published here with permission) The tale below is fictional, but every one of its elements and issues has been or will be experienced somewhere in the…

Green Energy 'steals' from the Biosphere

An Opinion Piece by Viv Forbes, BScAppGeol, FAusIMM Scientist, mineral economist and grass farmer. Earth has only three significant sources of energy. First is geothermal energy from Earth’s molten core…

Study: Green household products have hidden toxic hazards

From the University of Melbourne: Hidden hazards found in green products Dr. Anne Steinemann, Professor of Civil Engineering, and the Chair of Sustainable Cities, from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering,…

Shocker: Top Google Engineers Say Renewable Energy 'Simply won't work'

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A research effort by Google corporation to make renewable energy viable has been a complete failure, according to the scientists who led the programme. After…

Video: why renewables equal death

I provide this video for informational and entertainment purposes only. I have no opinion pro or con on it. Videographer Paul Budline writes: First, pardon the overwrought subject heading.  But…

Analysis: energy storage cannot solve the problem of intermittency of wind or solar power

Climate Skeptics often cite the fact that renewables like wind and solar don’t have constant power flow, and thus need either a nuclear, hyrdo, or coal/gas power plant backup in…

Nobody expects the Spanish solar inquisition!

Over at Bishop Hill, there’s a story about an inquisition into the Spanish solar power industry, which was so heavily subsidized and the price being paid for solar power feed-in…

Germany's green tech forces 400x increase in power rates

The price of a stabilized green power grid is very steep, one could say it is like a “hockey stick” Story submitted by Eric Worrall  (h/t John Droz) Coal and…

The stark reality of green tech's solar and wind contribution to world energy

Summed in in one graph that says it all.

UK Government Study: Greens use more electricity than skeptics

Story submitted by Eric Worrall A UK government study has concluded that people concerned about global warming, on average, use more electricity than climate skeptics. Some highlights from the study…

The law of unintended consequences in action: Imagine replacing all CO2 emissions with H2O emissions

This story, while technically correct, made me chuckle, especially in light of a tweet today by Mashable warmist Andrew Freidman, who was complaining about heat and humidity in NYC. Just…

New battery technology will be great – if it is viable

We’ve seen so many press releases for a new battery technology that seems almost to good to be true over the years. A lot of them were and never made…

Failure of the primary mission at the VA – vets died while VA bureaucrats obsessed over green energy installation

Green energy gets the green light while people that served our country with honor have to wait in line, dying while waiting. For example, does anyone other than Eco-zealots give…

Study: Illinois Renewable Energy Standard no help to state’s economy

From the Beacon Institute: (Boston, MA) Closing so-called loopholes in Illinois’s mandated use of renewable energy program, in an effort to expand ‘green’ industries, will harm the state’s economy, according…