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Will the Renewable Energy ‘house of cards’ FALL in the USA?

The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released a report agreeing with the renewable industries’ dual claim that even though technologies like wind and solar power are now cost-competitive with conventional energy sources, governments should continue to subsidize them(say what??). This rhetoric suggests that American taxpayer dollars should continue to prop up the profitability of select … Continue reading Will the Renewable Energy ‘house of cards’ FALL in the USA?

Clean Energy’s Dirty Secrets and Hidden Costs to USA!

Are you confused as to why renewables can COST us $? And how can anyone say that they DON'T reduce our carbon emissions? Read below, and you will find excellent analyses of why they do NOT belong on our grid and how they will cost all of us in our pocketbook.  Thank you Governor Kasich … Continue reading Clean Energy’s Dirty Secrets and Hidden Costs to USA!

Will the freeloading end for BigWind in Texas?

Transmission lines are and extremely expensive cost to this energy that few usually consider.  It is part of the reason that wind energy is MORE expensive than you have probably been told.  Texas is a prime example of this and it should also highlight the ridiculous notion that we should plant wind turbines in the … Continue reading Will the freeloading end for BigWind in Texas?

BigWind closing 2 wind sites in Texas- due to ice? really?

Does anyone really believe that the ice storms are the real reason for closing these wind sites? According to some studies, the real life expectancy of these sites are only 10-15 years and this one reaches that magic number. Gearbox warranties typicallly expire after 5 years and the maintenance costs only climb after that. The … Continue reading BigWind closing 2 wind sites in Texas- due to ice? really?

Beverly Hillbillies TV show will be remade with BigWind (instead of oil)

Wow, and this is occurring withOUT the production tax credit- even though the industry decries the need for it and the PILOT program?!  Keep in mind, that our in-state mandates for purchasing renewable energy, draws this industry like vultures - whether we have the wind resources or NOT. Keep in mind the NREL wind map … Continue reading Beverly Hillbillies TV show will be remade with BigWind (instead of oil)