Originally posted on Almost Chosen People:
? Looking at a map of the Western Front a hundred years ago would have been depressing for a supporter of the Allied cause. The Germans were only 39 miles from Paris, and they had made huge gains in Flanders and Northern France since the beginning of the year. …
Facts tend to flummox renewable energy zealots, especially the way adding wind and solar sends power prices into orbit (see above). After all, they keep telling us that the wind and sun are absolutely free, and getting cheaper all the time.
Here’s America’s top green, Michael Shellenberger taking an axe to another RE furphy.
A question that gives pause: If Solar And Wind Are So Cheap, Why Are They Making Electricity So Expensive?
Watts Up With That?
16 May 2018
Over the last year, the media have published story after story after story about the declining price of solar panels and wind turbines.
People who read these stories are understandably left with the impression that the more solar and wind energy we produce, the lower electricity prices will become.
And yet that’s not what’s happening. In fact, it’s the opposite.
Between 2009 and 2017, the price of solar…
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