Wind

The Principle Behind Wind Power

by Steve MacDonald October 7, 2016

H/T TDCSB

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Denmark Can No Longer Afford its Green Energy Utopia

by Steve MacDonald June 9, 2016
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This is amusing, The cost of Denmark’s renewable energy policy has been too high, according to Denmark’s climate and energy minister Lars Christian Lilleholt The minister made the statement in response to a report by the climate and energy ministry to parliament which shows that subsidies for offshore windfarms – which are paid by businesses […]

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GrokTALK! – Green Energy is Not That Green

by Steve MacDonald December 22, 2015
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Green energy is not that green. In this segment we touch on the toxic mess behind renewable energy, the regulatory state, rent-seeking, crony capitalism, tradeoffs, wasted dollars, and the desire of planners to meddle regardless. Full podcast here. GrokTALK! is a Mobile-Ready Broadcast.  Click the icon to listen on iTunes, TuneIn, iHearRadio, Sticther Radio, or Spreaker.

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Renewable Energy Protesters Suffer Erectile Dysfuncion

by Steve MacDonald October 14, 2014
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Environmental protesters showed up outside the office of a Wisconsin power company (Madison Gas & Electric- MG&E) to protest the offense of energy made possible by cheap and abundant resources.  They were demanding that the power company mix in more wind and solar because keeping rates that low would disincentivize customers from considering more expensive […]

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GrokTALK! April 15th, 2014 Photo ID, Green Energy Bird BBQ, Bundy Ranch, and The Growing Train of Abuses

by Steve MacDonald April 13, 2014
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Skip, Mike, and Steve talk about New Hampshire’s same day registration problem, Bill Clinton’s Photo ID epiphany, Getting strung up on a cactus at the Bundy Ranch –  see also “growing weary of the long train of abuses,” a bit of wind and solar BBQ, “another one bites the dust”– or the strange effect that […]

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Data Point – the cost of Renewable Energy

by Skip July 30, 2013

An abstraction from the Wall Street Journal (via Junk Science): Wind and solar make up 3.5% of America’s electrical generation Denmark gets 30% of its electrical generation from wind Germany gets 12% of its electrical generation from wind and solar Germany has used used $250 Billion to deploy to 12% By 2020: Denmark wishes to […]

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Bad News For Obamamobiles

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2013

One of the best things about ignoring all the hype and just using common sense is when you are proven right.  The only thing better than that is when the Kool-aid® drinkers start to realize that you were right as well.  What the heck am I talking about?  Electric cars. For close to five years, […]

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“Green” Cleaner Responsible for Blaze

by Steve MacDonald February 22, 2013

Thankfully no one was hurt but talk about an eye opener. Fire Lt. Kenneth Vincent said with the increase in people using “green” cleaning products, the number of chemical combustion fires is on the rise. Those are two words that should make any Birkenstock wearing, free-trade-latte-drinking-tree-hugging-Kashi-eating-granola junkie shudder – ‘chemical fire.’ That can’t be good for the […]

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Another Whack at RGGI

by Steve MacDonald May 31, 2011

..what I find particularity perverse is that “Republican” Senators in New Hampshire could be tying themselves to the Massachusetts compromise as the tipping point at which staying in RGGI would then no longer make sense.

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