The Offshore Wind Project consists of 176 wind turbines, each larger than the Washington Monument, to be erected 27 miles out in the open ocean off the shore of Virginia Beach, at an initial estimated cost of $10 billion.
The Dominion Energy offshore wind project is the largest, riskiest, and costliest public works project ever undertaken in Virginia history.
The ill- named Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA) in 2020, it imposed on the Commonwealth the most radical electrical energy policy in its history.
With the State-wide election in Virginia only two months away, it will be interesting to see how much the issue of “renewable energy” plays.
Perhaps you would expect API to launch a vigorous defense of fossil fuels, but you would be wrong - very wrong.
The Administration has demanded the fossil fuel industry to accept the elimination of fossil fuels for transportation and electricity by 2035 as part of its “infrastructure plan.” This directive is insane.
A lesson in bureaucratic survival
Without all the subsidies, renewable generated electricity costs consumers twenty times more than electricity supplied by existing sources.
A glacier of climate groupthink has descended on New Haven. It will take some time before “Lux et Veritas” – Yale’s motto for over three centuries - prevails.
By embracing radical environmentalism, Virginia seems to be vying with California for the title of the creator of the most destructive and unreliable energy policy at the highest cost to its citizens in the country.
Although the energy / emissions Plan is written in mind numbing legalese - designed to mask its true impact on electricity costs to VA consumers - its results are staggering and shocking
CO2, the gas you just exhaled, is natural and essential.
The MAGICC Model projects what exactly would be the impact on the temperature of the Earth if the United States, or any other political subdivision on Earth, ceased the burning of all fossil fuels now- not at some distant time in the future.
There is so much misinformation, disinformation, misunderstanding and blind obeisance to climate alarmism orthodoxy that one hardly knows where to start.
By Collister Johnson, Jr. CO2 (the gas you just exhaled) might not be such a bad fella after all.