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Unreliable nature of solar and wind makes electricity more expensive, new study finds
Michael Shellenberger, Contributor | Forbes | Apr 22, 2019 | www.forbes.com ~~
Solar panels and wind turbines are making electricity significantly more expensive, a major new study by a team of economists from the University of Chicago finds.
Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) “significantly increase average retail electricity prices, with prices…Continue
Posted on April 24, 2019 at 9:00am — 4 Comments
by Maine Examiner 04/17/2019
AUGUSTA – The Maine Legislature will stop accepting citizen testimony via email as of April 22, 2019 according to a notice posted on the Legislature’s website on April 16th.
Instead, the Legislative Information Office says all testimony will have to be submitted through a form…Continue
Posted on April 17, 2019 at 8:00am — 1 Comment
The bill under consideration is L.D. 1139 and is sponsored by Rep. Norm Higgins, (I – Dover-Foxcroft). It has eight cosponsors, seven of whom are Democrats, and one Independent.
Representative Kent Ackley (I – Monmouth)
Senator Shenna Bellows of (D – Kennebec)
Representative Matthea Daughtry of (D – Brunswick)
Representative Ryan Fecteau of ( D – Biddeford)
Representative Brian Hubbell of (D – Bar Harbor)…
Posted on April 15, 2019 at 6:30am — 1 Comment
Bryce chastised the “scant” media coverage of the growing resistance to renewable energy projects, which is especially important given Democrats push for sweeping plans, like the Green New Deal, to significantly ramp up renewable energy use.
“By contrast, national media coverage of the growing backlash against deployment of large-scale renewable-energy projects has been scant,” Bryce said. “That lack of media coverage is particularly true when it comes to controversies about…Continue
Posted on April 13, 2019 at 8:00am — 1 Comment