As Power Plants Close, Get Ready for Rolling Blackouts

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…

Trump seeks to slash “clean energy” subsidies

Environmentalists were not happy with the President’s tax plan and they aren’t happy about this. The Washington Post reports the President wants to end federal funding for their so-called clean energy boondoggles. The Trump administration is poised to ask Congress for deep budget cuts to the Energy Department’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, slashing…

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…