Tag: hydro

BigWind is NOT Cheaper than Coal: Obama ignores facts

Share this everywhere and educate others!!!.... Wind advocates frequently argue that wind power has competitive prices. Recently, PolitiFact even granted a rating of “True”—its highest rating—to President Obama’s claim that “in Texas, wind power is already cheaper than dirty fossil fuels.” Let’s ignore for a moment that the word “dirty” could be ascribed to nearly … Continue reading BigWind is NOT Cheaper than Coal: Obama ignores facts

BigWind attacks Newsweek. Did they divert attention FROM the facts

Newsweek created quite a stir this week when AWEA 'called them out' for not vetting a college prof who wrote an op-ed piece about problems with wind energy. The attacks thrown at them, along with the defensive position that Newsweek has, subsequently , taken the story away from the facts. But isn't this what BigWind is … Continue reading BigWind attacks Newsweek. Did they divert attention FROM the facts

BigWind Lobbyists tell us ‘half-truths’

The Institute for Energy Research released an analysis of a recent report by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) on negative pricing and market distortion. AWEA's report is part of an all-out effort to convince Congress to renew the wind production tax credit (PTC), the wind industry’s lucrative subsidy that expired at the end of … Continue reading BigWind Lobbyists tell us ‘half-truths’

Don’t worry, USA, Canada will sell us electrical energy when our BigWind won’t blow

Canada is showing common sense. They have pulled the plug on a proposed  wind project after a finding that “"Manitoba Hydro has determined that the capacity value of wind generation within Manitoba to meeting the winter peak load is zero," Zero?! No kidding!! Hydro said in a report to the PUB,  it doesn’t really matter what … Continue reading Don’t worry, USA, Canada will sell us electrical energy when our BigWind won’t blow