Wind Turbine Disposal Issue Shows There’s No Free Renewables Lunch

 ... … … Shocker! Getting rid of an old wind turbine is proving to be quite an issue and a high expense, showing renewables are neither free nor especially green. In Minnesota, Xcel Energy estimates conservatively that it will cost $532,000 (in 2019 dollars) to decommission each of its wind turbines—a total cost of $71 million to decommission the 134

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Offshore Wind, The Green Energy Scam for All Time

Paul DriessenCommittee For A Constructive Tomorrow …. ….  Offshore wind is a major scam. It makes no economic sense whatsoever, requires massive support infrastructure, disturbs oceans and accomplishes little. Can anti-fossil fuel policies based on climate crisis alarmism possibly get any more insane than this? In what might be described as a pre-Halloween trick of

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Ocean City Demonstrates Off-Shore Wind Is No Easy Sell

 ... … … Green new dealers always make it sound as if their projects face no obstacles, have no impacts and are widely desired but Ocean City shows that’s not true. The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) approved two offshore wind projects off the coast of Ocean City in 2017. But, Ocean City officials want

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Is Wind Power, Having Inflated Electric Prices, Done in Germany?

 ... … … Wind power has successfully exploded electricity prices in Germany, turned its neighbors into enemies and cost a fortune. Has it, at last, run its course? New onshore wind energy is in a steep decline in Germany. The expansion of onshore wind power in the first half of this year is at its

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Offshore Wind Is No Easy Sell and Carries A High Environmental Price

 ... … … Offshore wind projects along the East Coast are being regularly challenged successfully on environmental impact grounds, especially by fishermen. In Massachusetts and New York, fisherman seem to be winning small victories against offshore wind farms. The Edgartown Conservation Commission in Massachusetts denied an underwater cable route off the town’s coastline, citing the potential

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More Power Outages Coming to New York, Thanks to Cuomo

 ... … … If you live in New York State you can expect more power outages thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s pandering attempts to curry favor with green energy scammers. New York’s Con Ed has had two major power outages within a two-week period—and the power outages probably will continue given the state’s new policies

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Leisure Class Environmentalists Are Too Often Just Selfish NIMBYs

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Leisure class environmentalists are the bane of true environmentalism or, as I prefer to call it, conservation. It is nothing but selfish NIMBYism. I first became aware of leisure class environmentalists many years ago, not long after I won an “Environmentalist of the Year” award from a local

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Some Clear Energy Common Sense on “Clean Energy”

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  Mark Mathis produces yet another excellent video from the Clear Energy Alliance and dispenses with the “clean energy” myth at the heart of that huge scam. The “clean energy” scam is all about money. It’s really green rent seeking from ratepayers and taxpayers. It uses global warming as an

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