Clean Energy Dirtier Than Imagined

Clean technologies have more complicated requirements

…Clean Energy Dirtier Than Imagined… The effect of wind power on birds and bats is already well-publicized but is being swept under the rug. This article will explain why using wind and PV solar for generating electricity will cause greater Continue reading Clean Energy Dirtier Than Imagined

Texas Remains in Peril

ERCOT Winter Reserve Margin Table

…Texas Remains in Peril… It has been one year since the devastating blackouts in Texas, so it’s time to examine whether Texas is in danger of repeating the disaster. Winterization Winterization was one of the issues raised as a cause Continue reading Texas Remains in Peril

Whose Money is it, Anyway?

Investigation source of funds for carbon free economy

…Whose Money is it, Anyway?… According to many people, the world needs to invest $4 trillion a year to transition to a carbon-free economy.  The WSJ article said that $4 trillion is not a large sum. It quotes the CEO Continue reading Whose Money is it, Anyway?

Germany Opposes Nuclear Power for Everyone

The Grohnde nuclear power plant to close by end of 2021

…Germany Opposes Nuclear Power for Everyone… Germany has been working studiously at COP 26, at Glasgow, to have nuclear excluded from any sustainable investment made by any country. Here is a quote, taken from CLEW (Clean Energy Wire) that affirms Continue reading Germany Opposes Nuclear Power for Everyone

Lazard Wind and Solar Costs, Part 2

In Front of the Meter Solar Generation

…Lazard Wind and Solar Costs, Part 2… Part 1 provided a review of Lazard’s methodology for determining LCOEs for land-based wind turbine and solar installations. Conclusions—including new information If an undefined “resource availability” is used to calculate LCOEs, the resulting Continue reading Lazard Wind and Solar Costs, Part 2