Green California Has the Nation’s Worst Power Grid

When high temperatures caused customer demand to exceed the power available, California electrical utilities used rotating outages to force a reduction in demand. The California grid is the worst in the nation, with green energy policies pursued by the state likely furthering reduced grid reliability.

A brief tale of wind and steam

About a year ago I read in a Dutch national newspaper an article which elaborately and somewhat aggressively argued that if you had the choice between, say, a 1000MW gas-fired power plant and a few thousands windmill generators the latter was the way to go.

Wind & Solar ‘Industries’ Crushed By COVID-19

Endless subsidies for renewables losing priority for essential funding By Ronald Stein Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure, Irvine, California The only good news about the COVID-19 social change impacts on our lifestyles is that the travel bans, and lockdowns have cleaned the globe flushing the murk from Venice’s canals and we have seen cleaner air worldwide.…

Australian energy security on the brink

Rafe Champion, Independent Scholar, Sydney The Australian electric power supply is on the edge of a cliff because one more substantial coal-fired power station is scheduled to close in 2023. Then for the first time we will need  input from the wind at the evening peak, certainly in very hot and cold weather. If this…

Climate Justice Warriors Protest Against Wind Power…

Guest “I couldn’t make this schist up if I was trying” by David Middleton This Robert Bryce article in today’s Real Clear Energy feed is actually from last November… But it’s fracking hilarious! Hawaii protests show why wind energy can’t save us from climate changeBY ROBERT BRYCE, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 11/13/19 Since mid-October, some 128…

Texas: Coal Did Not Get Blown Away By Wind

Guest “I told you so” by David Middleton Jan 13, 2020, 10:33amTexas Power Generation: Did Coal Get Blown Away By Wind? University of Houston Energy Fellows Contributor Group We are thought leaders in energy from the University of Houston. Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Chief Energy Officer and Ed Hirs, Lecturer, Department of Economics The precipitous drop in…

Reform USAID energy aid policies now!

President Trump should direct USAID to support coal and gas, not just wind and solar Paul Driessen and David Wojick Apparently unable to grasp the cruel irony, USAID Commissioner Mark Green boasts that “electricity enables access to refrigeration to store fish, milk and vaccines. Electricity brightens the night and helps schoolchildren study. Electricity allows businesses…

The Giga And Terra Scam Of Offshore Wind Energy

The latest “renewable, sustainable” energy claims show the IEA belongs in an insane asylum Paul Driessen Can anti-fossil fuel policies based on climate crisis alarmism possibly get any more insane than this? In what might be described as a pre-Halloween trick of ginormous proportions, the International Energy Agency (IEA) now asserts that “renewable, sustainable” energy…