Bitter cold shows reliable energy sources are critical.

Coal, natural gas, nuclear power largely delivered. We should think twice about leaning too much on intermittent forms like wind, solar. FEBRUARY 4, 2019 | Isaac Orr | Excerpt: Read full article at startribune.com This week’s bitter cold had the potential to be deadly. But thanks to reliable forms of energy like coal, natural gas and … Continue reading Bitter cold shows reliable energy sources are critical.

As Fires Ravaged California, Utilities Lobbied Lawmakers for Protection –

January 5, 2019 | Ivan Penn | The New York Times Facing billions of dollars in damages, PG&E and other utilities want legislators to let them pass on the cost to homeowners through higher electricity rates. LOS ANGELES — As California’s deadliest wildfire was consuming the town of Paradise in November, some of the state’s … Continue reading As Fires Ravaged California, Utilities Lobbied Lawmakers for Protection –

Blackouts, deaths and civil unrest: warning over Scotland’s rush to go green

28th November | Exclusive by Sandra Dick | heraldscotland.com The green energy sector in Scotland has grown rapidly in recent years. Scotland faces being plunged into darkness for days, possibly resulting in deaths and widespread civil disobedience, due to the country’s over-reliance on green energy, a new report has warned. A massive gap in the electricity system caused by … Continue reading Blackouts, deaths and civil unrest: warning over Scotland’s rush to go green

Why Wind Power Isn’t the Answer: turbines would have to be stacked across the American landscape.

Why Wind Power Isn’t the Answer: As a new study confirms, turbines would have to be stacked across state-sized swaths of the American landscape. October 30, 2018 | Robert Bryce  | City Journal On October 8, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report warning that nations around the world must cut their greenhouse-gas emissions drastically … Continue reading Why Wind Power Isn’t the Answer: turbines would have to be stacked across the American landscape.

Less Demand, Not Renewables, Behind Dropping CO2 Emissions from Electrical Generation.

 Plunging Emissions Mostly Not Spurred By Natural Gas Nor Renewables, U.S. Government Finds Oct 29, 2018, | Jeff McMahon, Chicago | Forbes Carbon-dioxide emissions from electricity generation fell last year to their lowest level since 1987, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported today, and the strongest driver is neither the shift from coal to natural gas … Continue reading Less Demand, Not Renewables, Behind Dropping CO2 Emissions from Electrical Generation.