Renewable energy reduces power prices by more than cost of subsidies, study finds

From The ABC Renewable energy reduces power prices by more than cost of subsidies, study finds By Liz Hobday Posted Thu at 3:06pmThu 6 Dec 2018, 3:06pm Photo: Solar and wind power reduced wholesale prices by about 30 per cent, the study found. (Supplied: Tadgh Cullen (DP Energy)) Related Story: Renewables ‘heading for 80 per…

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When the Wind Doesn’t Blow

By John Hultquist, A brief look at the electrical balancing by the Bonneville Power Administration from Oregon and Washington, Nov. 2018 We live in central Washington State where the mighty Columbia River flows south. Large dams, provide power and our house is 100% electric. Our electricity has not been off for more than 4 hours…

We can eliminate fossil fuels, no problem!

By Andy May French President Macron has implemented a new fuel tax to discourage drivers from burning fossil fuels in their cars. The resulting higher fuel prices have caused more than 250,000 people to protest, with some rioting. Polls indicate that 62 percent of the population think that prioritizing man-made climate change over fuel prices…

Electri-Fried Fusion

Guest Post by Renee Hannon My dad is an off-the-grid kind of guy and the cost of his lifestyle choice is usually secondary. He was one of the first in Delaware to install a solar hot water heater on his roof in the early 1970s.  During the past decades a gorgeous oak tree grew tall…