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Electricity generation with 100% renewables is a fantasy
(December 3, 2022) Breaking down the high cost of renewables based on the data.
Posted in Costs, Energy Probe News, Renewables Tagged Andrew Roman, electricity, IESO, renewables, solar, wind Leave a comment
The impossible green dream
(July 12, 2022) Instead of refurbishing an old and deteriorating natural gas pipeline that has served Ottawa for 65 years, Ottawa is investing instead in a fantasy strategy it calls its Energy Evolution plan. Unfortunately, Ottawa is not alone in … Continue reading
Ottawa is committing suicide
(June 24, 2022) Will Ottawa be the first capital city to die a woke death?
All that glitters isn’t green. Or renewable.
(February 3, 2022) “Green” is used as a political obedience button. We are expected to agree, without closely examining proposed laws and policies. After all, how could it be bad if it’s green? We are not expected to ask “green in … Continue reading
COPOUT26 — Face, farce and fiction, from Greta to Trudeau to Modi
There is no way to remove fossil-fuel emissions from the world without causing economic chaos.
Posted in Alternative Energy, Clean Coal, Climate Change, Coal, Costs, Benefits and Risks, Fossil Fuels Tagged China, climate, COP26, fossil fuels, net zero Leave a comment
Planet Earth is healthier than ever, thanks to global warming
C02, while a blessing to Earth’s ecology, has been a curse to Earth’s economy.
Wind turbines – clearly not needed
(October 30, 2019) Energy blogger Parker Gallant looks at a day of wind in October and finds that just one day provides a good example of what wind turbines do on spring and fall days. While ratepayers take a beating, the president of CanWEA talks up wind’s reliability and low-cost! Continue reading
Posted in Benefits and Risks, Costs, Renewables, Utility Reform Tagged Parker Gallant 2 Comments
USMCA could kill Canadian retailers. Here’s how to save them (without handouts)
Under the new trade deal, shopping in Canada will often be too pricey to compete. Continue reading
Posted in Energy Probe News, Natural Gas, Toll Roads, Transportation Tagged Canadian retail industry, toll roads, USMCA Leave a comment
Lawrence Solomon: Trudeau stands alone as Canada — and the world — abandons green energy
Wind and solar have become the fossils of the energy industry; oil, gas and coal remain the fuels of the future. Continue reading
Posted in Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Coal, Energy Probe News, Fossil Fuels, Oil, Renewables Tagged China, coal, Germany, Oil, renewables 1 Comment
Shut the Pickering reactors down
Tonight! March 27, 8:30 pm @Green_Beanery – stop by for our new Grounds for Thought discussion. Join Shawn-Patrick Stensil of Greenpeace as he focuses on the Pickering problem and why he wants nuclear power out of Ontario’s energy mix. Continue reading