The draft EPA rule still seeks to curb CO2 emissions, but provides states with essential flexibility to balance this requirement with meeting their energy. As before, power plant emissions are still estimated to fall 33 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, but do so without imposing the high CPP costs.
The Ford government has already canceled 758 renewable energy contracts signed by the Liberals. Ontario has some of the highest electricity rates in North America and its cost was a major issue in the recent provincial election that saw the Conservatives win a landslide majority.
What a tangled web Bloom weaves, since first it practiced to deceive.
Germany was the first major economy to make a big shift in its energy mix toward low carbon sources, but Germany is failing to meet its climate goals of reducing harmful carbon-dioxide emissions even after spending over $580 billion by 2025 to overhaul its energy systems. Germany’s emissions miss should be a “wake-up” call for governments everywhere.
California households are already paying about 40 percent more than the national average for electricity and $1.00 more per gallon of gas.
California's mistaken new energy law spells trouble for everyone. As business flees, the politicians in Sacramento are going to want to inflict the same burdens on the rest of us to "make things fair." This energy-wound is self inflicted. California should adopt a wiser course and others should avoid repeating their mistake.
Businesses get saddled with burdensome mandates, consumers pay higher prices, and economies flounder. Even worse, such measures often take their toll on those who can afford it least – namely the poor.
Permanently bury these job-killing proposals, after pounding wooden stakes through their hearts.
California's government flunks basic math.
California Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday that mandates the state obtain 100 percent of its electricity from zero-carbon sources by 2045, marking a major win for the environmental movement.
Years behind schedule and $60 billion over budget, estimated construction costs have now risen to over $1.2 million per mile of track.
"The New England electricity market will rapidly worsen, requiring further out-of-market actions to adequately compensate generators in order to preserve grid reliability... State subsidies will beget reliability subsidies, driving consumer costs ever higher and doing away with future market-based investments for new or existing power generation."
Xcel energy claims that wasting billions will save Coloradans money. CFACT student pollsters found that students see through this nonsense.
Almost half of Germany's electric power comes from coal fired generation. That is a lot of juice and a lot of jobs.
California's new zero-emissions energy bill flunks basic math.