Category Archives: Energy

The Wind and the Witless

Oh, darn. The wind industry in the US is about to crash completely. Why? Because the source of the wind energy – subsidies – are about to blow away: The wind industry and its lobbies are throwing all of the … Continue reading

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Windy Promises

Christopher Booker: What Mr Cameron clearly hasn’t realised is that the main reason why our energy companies need to charge us ever more for electricity lies in his own Government’s deluded policies. He and his colleagues prattle on about how, … Continue reading

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Always the Losers

Another green energy black hole sucks in our money and collapses in on itself: A green energy manufacturer that got $129 million in government stimulus money filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and quickly sold its automotive assets to another … Continue reading

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The Celebrated Jumping Gas Prices….

With apologies to Mark Twain. The price of gasoline in California is cheerfully fulfilling the mandates of the 0ne. They are skyrocketing. Drudge does it again. Nice touch with the 0ne’s contribution to ‘improving’ things in the Golden Goose State. … Continue reading

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The Green Tax on the Poor

That ‘green’ energy is going to be devastating for the poor: Most people think green is good but pay little attention to associated increases in costs. In 2015, it will cost between $49 and $79 to generate one megawatt hour … Continue reading

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Global War on Coal

Across the pond, Christopher Booker notes the British war on coal – and the necessarily skyrocketing electricity prices that are coming: Fast approaching, if largely unnoticed, is yet another massive shock the Government has in store for us with its … Continue reading

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Green and Mean

Obama’s war on cheap energy: Obama’s preferred strategy has been to implement whatever policies increase the price of energy to American consumers. He proved this by striving mightily to impose a cap-and-trade program on fossil fuels so that “if somebody … Continue reading

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Magical Thinking Fails

Germany is discovering the drawbacks of wishful thinking: The more a country depends on such sources of energy, the more there will arise – as Germany is discovering – two massive technical problems. One is that it becomes incredibly difficult … Continue reading

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“…Electricity Rates Would Necessarily Skyrocket”

He didn’t get cap and trade, but he’s still going to ram huge electricity rate increases down the throat of America. “This is further evidence that EPA is waging a war on coal, and a war on affordable electricity prices … Continue reading

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At the 0bama CAFE

What the luddites are going to cost you: The new mandate, if it withstands review in 2017, will drive up car prices, eliminate some consumers from the market (thereby threatening auto industry jobs) and create vehicles that are lighter and … Continue reading

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Hope! Change! Record Gas Prices!

Highest. Gas. Price. Ever. For this date in August. More daily records are likely over the next few weeks. The national average could increase to $3.75 per gallon by Labor Day, said Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at Oil Price … Continue reading

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Hungry? Blame the Ethanol Lobby

The threat of global hunger is increasing daily as the ethanol lobby cheerfully predicts no shortage of food derived ethanol. Corn is also a key ingredient in the combine of political power and corporate welfare that is U.S. alternative energy … Continue reading

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The Wind Bubble

Christopher Booker on the insanity of wind generation:  Anyone impressed by the efficient way in which Britain has organised the Olympic Games might consider the stark contrast provided by the shambles of our national energy policy – wholly focused as … Continue reading

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A Blow to the Luddites

Even the increasingly activist EPA can’t find evidence that fracking causes pollution to wells. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it had ended testing of drinking water in a northeastern Pennsylvania community and declared it safe to drink, despite … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead Versus Banking On Scams

Israel is accelerating development of gas deposits within their borders to ensure energy independence. As Jazz Shaw at Hot Air points out, they same cannot be said of our own government: Good for them. Of course, we’re sitting on massive … Continue reading

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