Blame government, not the market, for dwindling coal industry

Blame government, not the market, for dwindling coal industry

By Issac Orr / Heartland Institute Renewable energy advocates free and competitive markets are to blame for coal-fired power plants being replaced by natural gas and wind generation. The problem is, there is no such thing as “free-market electricity generation,” because electricity markets are warped by a series of state and federal government policies. These market-distorting policies include […]

72.8% of world’s renewable energy is made by burning wood & dung

72.8% of world’s renewable energy is made by burning wood & dung

From Technoocracy News The hysteria over solar and wind power as the only feasible source of future ‘renewable’ energy flies in the face of the facts. Wood and animal feces are both renewable, and account for almost 73% of the world’s renewable energy, but you never hear about planting more trees. Of course, the Technocrats […]

Study: States supporting green energy have higher electricity prices

Study: States supporting green energy have higher electricity prices

By Bonner R. Cohen / Heartland Institute States promoting renewable energy through subsidies, mandates, and other programs have the highest electricity costs in the nation, according to an analysis by the Daily Caller News Foundation (DCNF). For example, DNCF’s report shows California and West Virginia sit on the opposite ends of the energy-price spectrum, likely as […]