Minnesota’s Third-Largest Wind Farm is Already Losing Steam: Output Falls 14 percent from 2014 Highs

March 28, 2019 | Isaac Orr | American Experiment According the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, wind turbines have operational lifetimes of 20 years, but it appears Xcel Energy’s Nobles wind project, the third-largest wind farm in Minnesota, is losing steam after just eight. The graph below was produced using data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration plant-level data. It shows … Continue reading Minnesota’s Third-Largest Wind Farm is Already Losing Steam: Output Falls 14 percent from 2014 Highs

If clean-tech and green-tech are the jobs of tomorrow, as their boosters tirelessly claim, then our job prospects are bleak indeed.

StatCan just exposed how worthless ‘green’ industries are to Canada’s economy December 19, 2018 | Philip Cross | Financial Post  Meanwhile, green energy's marginal and largely meaningless existence will be expensive for both taxpayers and electricity customer Statistics Canada’s release this week of the first estimates of its Environmental and Clean Technology Accounts. StatCan’s green-economy … Continue reading If clean-tech and green-tech are the jobs of tomorrow, as their boosters tirelessly claim, then our job prospects are bleak indeed.

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.

Wind industry admits massive project will fail without subsidies

AEP Cancels Plans for $4.5 billion U.S. Wind Farm Power company scraps Wind Catcher project after rejection by Texas regulators By  Erin Ailworth July 27, 2018 5:30 p.m. ET American Electric Power Co. said Friday that it is scrapping plans to develop one of the largest wind farms in the U.S., a day after the … Continue reading Wind industry admits massive project will fail without subsidies

What Is The Cost Of Getting To A 100% “Renewable” Electric Grid?

What Is The Cost Of Getting To A 100% "Renewable" Electric Grid? August 07, 2018 | Francis Menton |  Manhattan Contrarian If you are a politician in a blue area, the big thing these days is to make the pledge that you will put your state or city on the fast track to getting 100% … Continue reading What Is The Cost Of Getting To A 100% “Renewable” Electric Grid?