Renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, make people feel good but the reality is quite different. The results of such schemes also demonstrate the true intent of the proponents as well.
E&E News (paywall) reported a few days ago of the high likelihood of rolling blackouts in the northeastern United States resulting from numerous fossil fuel-powered power plants shutting down resulting from said states switching to renewable energy.
The Daily Caller released a similar report to E&E‘s story during January you can read for free. According to Joe Bast of the Heartland Institute, President and CEO of ISO New England Inc. Gordon van Welle is quoted by E&E News as saying that rolling blackouts would take place in most scenarios.
This is a sad, rude awakening people get especially when weather conditions do not remain constant. Environmentalists, on the other hand, could care less since they seek to rob mankind of the means not only to live but prosper too in which the key to prosperity is cheap affordable energy. As author Steve Milloy just recently put it:
B-b-b-b-b-but we’re s-s-s-s-s-saving the pl-pl-pl-pl-planet!