Monday, July 22, 2013


Study: Consumers Unwilling to Pay More for Renewable Energy | Heartlander Magazine
In the 31 utilities that supplied IER with data, the average level of participation in the surveyed “opt-in” green pricing programs was less than 2.1 percent.
“While people like the thought of electricity from renewable sources, they don’t want to pay more for it, with the exception of the well-to-do,” said Daniel Simmons, IER’s director of state policy. “This report shows how damaging it is to mandate renewable electricity, because it forces people to pay higher prices for power when they would prefer not to.”
Wind Turbines: America’s Vast, Ugly Sculpture Garden | Heartlander Magazine
After two decades of huge subsidies for wind energy, nowhere in the world has an array of wind turbines replaced a single conventional power plant.
Not the end of Old King Coal - Editorials - Voices - The Independent
for now, it may be that secure energy is going to have to trump emission targets
Stoat – unhinged | Watts Up With That?
Is is just me, or does professionalism and f-bombs not go together? Sheesh.
Tim Montgomerie: The Greens Can’t Defy Gravity. They Are Finished | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
The cash wasted on failed global warming policies would be better spent on tackling the problems faced by the poor

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