Failing the laugh test: Wind, solar power make subsidy accusations

The wind and solar power industries each receive such enormous taxpayer subsidies that all other energy industries combined do not receive as much taxpayer pork as either wind or solar power alone. Big renewable has no interest in sharing.

By |2018-07-26T15:11:29+00:00July 29th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Failing the laugh test: Wind, solar power make subsidy accusations

30-years later, James Hansen blasts renewables

Hansen: “The notion that renewable energies and batteries alone will provide all needed energy is fantastical. It is also a grotesque idea, because of the staggering environmental pollution from mining and material disposal, if all energy was derived from renewables and batteries.”

By |2018-07-08T07:23:35+00:00July 8th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on 30-years later, James Hansen blasts renewables

Connecticut votes to end costly solar subsidies

Despite vehement opposition from the solar industry lobby, the bill sailed through both chambers of Connecticut’s legislature, passing the state Senate by a vote of 29-3 before passing the House 100-45 in the same week. Malloy, the state’s outgoing Democratic governor, is widely expected to turn the bill into law given his office introduced the measure.

By |2018-05-10T21:03:19+00:00May 12th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Connecticut votes to end costly solar subsidies

Another state realized solar subsidies are too expensive

Michigan officials are changing the way solar panel owners are paid for the energy they put back into the grid, joining a growing chorus of states that are recognizing the expensive costs of subsiding solar energy.

By |2018-04-23T04:54:03+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Another state realized solar subsidies are too expensive
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