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…

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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…

Tilting at Windmills – a Brief Update

About this time last year, I wrote a light-hearted review of New Zealand’s love affair with Wind Generation. Since then I’ve become interested in seeing just how effective these things really are. Where I live adjacent to a string of Turbines, we get some pretty impressive winds – 150Kph is not that unusual. But we…

Limits to Solar and Wind Power in Australia

By Richard D. Patton South Australia (SA) is the smallest state in Australia and its government has made a goal of being a leader in renewable energy production. As a consequence, it has a large amount of installed wind and solar generation. After a series of blackouts in 2016, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)…

Wind farm turbines wear sooner than expected, says study

From The Telegraph Britain’s wind farms are wearing out far more rapidly than previously thought, making them more expensive as a result, according to an authoritative new study.   By Robert Mendick, Chief Reporter 8:40AM GMT 30 Dec 2012 The analysis of almost 3,000 onshore wind turbines — the biggest study of its kind —warns…

A 2019 resolution: Honesty in energy policy

Virginia wind project highlights the need in climate, sustainability and renewable energy arenas Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek In this season of New Year resolutions, we should insist that governors, legislators, regulators, activists and their corporate allies resolve to be more honest, especially on climate and renewable energy issues. Here in Virginia where we live,…

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…

Wind Power–Some Basic Facts

From Paul Homewood’s Blog August 12, 2017 tags: wind power By Paul Homewood We see many glowing articles about wind power, and renewable lobbyists, such as Renewable UK, are often given undue space in the media to peddle mistruths. This article is designed to lay out some of the basic facts. It will naturally concentrate…