No, negative renewable power prices are not a net positive

The New York Times published a very interesting article Monday stating that because of Germany’s massive investment in renewables, negative pricing has resulted which is pitched as a net positive for Germany’s consumers. In short, German consumers were basically paid to use energy over the weekend. The Grey Lady claims that negative prices result from…

How Germany’s Energiewende is destroying German society

The Energiewende (German for energy) is the term used in Germany to describe the country’s transition off of fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. It mostly relies on wind, solar and hydroelectric sources. In this interview with Benny Peiser of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, Professor Fritz Vahrenholt, one of the founders of the environmental…

Environmentalists accused of “cherry picking” data on renewables

Anti-windfarm campaigners in Scotland state the World Wildlife Fund of Scotland was selective of the official data related to research done on certain renewable energy sources. The accusations come as opponents of renewables accuse environmentalists of twisting the facts about recent energy production from wind and solar farms. According to The Press and Journal: The…