100% renewable deception

There are a number of studies that seem to say that 100% renewables is feasible without filling the world with batteries. How do they do that? It turns out that there are several common tricks.

By |2018-11-21T13:07:45+00:00November 24th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on 100% renewable deception

The frightful cost of Virginia offshore wind

By Steve Goreham The wholesale price for electricity in Virginia is about 3 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh). The electricity produced from the two offshore turbines will receive 78 cents per kWh, or a staggering 26 times the wholesale price.

By |2018-11-20T11:15:53+00:00November 20th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on The frightful cost of Virginia offshore wind

Batteries not included in renewable fantasy plans

The problem is batteries, which we never hear about when these grand plans are announced. Batteries are not included, even though they will be needed in impossible quantities. Here are the simple facts which dare not be mentioned.

By |2018-11-16T21:49:18+00:00November 17th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Batteries not included in renewable fantasy plans

Energy storage isn’t ready for wide deployment

By Todd Royal When understanding and examining energy storage for wide-scale, societal deployment that is scalable, affordable and reliable needs to include these factors: energy security, renewable power production and cyber security. At this time energy storage doesn’t meet any of these criteria.

By |2018-11-06T14:46:11+00:00November 6th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Energy storage isn’t ready for wide deployment

Doug Ford deep-sixing Ontario’s Green Energy Act

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.

By |2018-09-24T18:57:06+00:00September 25th, 2018|Energy|Comments Off on Doug Ford deep-sixing Ontario’s Green Energy Act

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
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