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Wind Power an Even Bigger Waste of Money Than Originally Projected

Wind power is expensive, unreliable, decimates local wildlife populations, and requires additional fossil fuel generation for backup. Despite its many shortcomings, green warriors love it, but will they love this? An analysis of almost 3,000 onshore wind turbines warns that wind turbines will only generate electricity effectively for 12 to 15 years.

Renewable Green Energy Mandates – Families and Job Creators Hit Hardest

New Hampshire has a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). The Democrat majority state government pushed it through back when John Lynch was governor. It requires electricity providers to buy a percentage of the power you pay for from more expensive sources. Those costs are then passed on to consumers. If the state didn’t make them they wouldn’t …

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Electricity Supply Rate Costs in New Hampshire to Increase 19%

The State Public Utilities Commission has approved a request by Eversource for a 19.1% hike in energy supply charges, according to the Union Leader. The Public Utilities Commission approved the supply charge to go up from the current 7.903 cents per kilowatt hour to 9.412 cents. This is a direct pass-through for the price of …

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Republican Legisalture Gives NH Gov. Another Opportunity to Redistribute Wealth

The NH House and Senate have delivered three ‘energy bills’ to Governor Sununu that favor so-called green generation that drives up electric rates. One (SB446) expands net metering which means more pricey power from a wider range of sources. The second (SB365) prop up wood-burning plants. The third (SB577) subsidizes the Berlin Bio-Mass plant. All …

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Green Energy is Not That Green

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, trade offs, wasted dollars, and the desire of planners to meddle regardless.  

Irony?

If you gave Exxon Mobil an army, the ability to print their own currency, the power of taxation, the ability to set national energy policy, and executive authority to enforce it, what do you think might happen? If Democrats are to be believed they would do with oil and gas what Barack Obama and the …

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