About David Wojick

David Wojick, Ph.D. is an independent analyst working at the intersection of science, technology and policy. For origins see http://www.stemed.info/engineer_tackles_confusion.html Available for confidential research and consulting.

Green wave staggers U.S. power utilities

Generating utilities are proposing to go way beyond adding capacity. They also want to shut down perfectly good generators, to make room for a huge buildup of wind and solar (plus battery storage). A recipe for disaster.

By |2018-12-28T00:23:46-04:00December 28th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Green wave staggers U.S. power utilities

COP 24: All aboard the UN climate gravy train

Many groups at the UN climate conference have no clear connection to what the UN calls "climate action," but who can say they shouldn't still get some of the money? Who can resist a slice of the trillion dollar climate finance pie?

By |2018-12-14T14:12:32-04:00December 14th, 2018|Climate|Comments Off on COP 24: All aboard the UN climate gravy train

COP 24: Climate summit language reveals hidden agenda

People complain about UN jargon but the technical language of the Katowice climate summit is very revealing. It is all about changing the world order... The language is deliberately deceptive, but once you understand it, things get pretty clear. Language is like that.

By |2018-12-04T17:15:33-04:00December 4th, 2018|Climate|Comments Off on COP 24: Climate summit language reveals hidden agenda

Colorado Energy Plan bid rigging?

The Colorado Energy Plan is a massive $2.5 billion scheme by Xcel Energy that substitutes wind and solar-plus-storage power for existing coal fired generation. The Plan is supposed to be based on a competitive procurement that received a multitude of bids. Only a few were selected and the makeup of these big winners strongly suggests that there was some form of bid rigging on Xcel's part.

By |2018-11-28T21:49:36-04:00November 29th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Colorado Energy Plan bid rigging?

Here come the climate scares

In the run-up to the annually grand UN climate change summit, this time in Katowice, Poland, we can expect the usual deluge of scary climate stuff.

By |2018-11-26T12:25:20-04:00November 27th, 2018|Climate|Comments Off on Here come the climate scares