By Ronald Stein and Todd Royal Can wind and solar keep the lights on and transportation moving?
A renewable energy campaign financed by Tom Steyer is trailing by double digits, an indication that Arizona voters are not too excited about a dramatic shift to wind and solar.
The large-scale implementation of wind turbines would raise local temperatures in the immediate future, a study by Harvard researchers suggests.
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) recently approved a Colorado Energy Plan that attempts to substitute wind power for coal power. CFACT has petitioned the PUC to reconsider this ill-advised decision.
The war on energy moves to the states.
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.
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.
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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.
"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.
American Electric Power (AEP) announced it is cancelling plans for a massive wind farm project in the Oklahoma panhandle because it cannot get the project approved before generous federal subsidies may run out.
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.
The Northeast pays 56 percent more for its energy than the national average and has little to show for it.