Germany Continues to Destroy its Economy

…Germany Continues to Destroy its Economy… Germany’s GDP grew by 0.6% in 2019, the weakest economic growth since 2013. But growth in the previous two years had also been anemic at 1.5% and 2.2% in 2018 and 2017 respectively. Now Continue reading Germany Continues to Destroy its Economy

Germany is Failing

…Germany is Failing… Germany has probably been the most aggressive country in the world in its efforts to cut CO2 emissions. Now it is admitting it won’t be able to achieve its targets. In June 2018, the Government conceded that Continue reading Germany is Failing

Let’s Pay $2,500 More for Our Electricity

…Let’s Pay $2,500 More for Our Electricity… We could be paying at least $2,500 more per year for our electricity if we add wind and solar to the grid. This would be the result if we followed Germany’s example with Continue reading Let’s Pay $2,500 More for Our Electricity

Pending Disaster

…Pending Disaster… The PJM independent system operator (ISO) said there is no imminent danger to the grid when it was asked about the First Energy bankruptcy filing and First Energy’s request of FERC for cost recovery for its nuclear and Continue reading Pending Disaster

FERC Ruling and German Grid Stability

…FERC Ruling and German Grid Stability… The recent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decision disallowing the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) request for RTO/ISOs to require a 90-day on-site fuel supply, dismissed the notion that wind and solar, and other so-called Continue reading FERC Ruling and German Grid Stability

German GHG and Renewables Update

…German GHG and Renewables Update… Germany’s energiewende program has been touted as an example for all to follow in efforts to cut CO2 emissions. This begs the question: What have been the results of energiewende in the power sector? Specifically, Continue reading German GHG and Renewables Update