Green power gridlock: why renewable energy is no alternative

President Obama pledged that under his administration electricity prices would necessarily skyrocket -- presumably so that wind and solar could become more acceptable financially as alternatives. The problem, notes Professor Larry Bell, is that renewable energy does not work that well with the existing power grid system in the U.S. To accommodate increasing wind and solar, Germany will have to spend up to $96 billion in transmission and distribution system upgrades in the next decade. Imagine what the cost would be for the U.S., with is massively larger population and acreage.

By |2013-12-16T15:11:20-04:00December 16th, 2013|CFACT Insights|2 Comments

Green schools get failing grades

Are public schools which are designed to promote green environmental standards living up to their promise? Well not according to a recent study by the National Center for Policy Analysis, which notes that in several pilot projects in the state of Washington, so-called green schools have not garnered good grades.

By |2014-03-06T17:10:31-04:00October 2nd, 2008|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Green schools get failing grades