Under Siege: America’s Rural Communities Keep Defeating Big Wind & Solar Projects

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The Land of the Free is most certainly the Home of the Brave, namely those communities with the temerity to stand up to the subsidy-soaked wind and solar ‘industries’ and drive them out of town.

Resolute and clearly well-organised, America’s rural folk have been taking on wind and solar developers (so-called) for years now, and consistently smashing them.

It’s a theme that Robert Bryce loves reporting on, unlike those in the MSM who deem the story unworthy of notice, simply because it does not fit their ‘green energy transition’ narrative.

Solar Energy Rejections Soared in 2022
Real Clear Energy
Robert Bryce
12 January 2023

You won’t read about this in The New York Times or The New Yorker, but 2022 was a record year for the number of solar energy projects that were rejected by rural communities in the United States.

As I show in the Renewable Rejection Database

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. kakatoa
    Feb 08, 2023 @ 23:19:16

    The state of California has moved the design reviews (permitting) for many RE projects to the state level vs local jurisdictions-

    “California has situated itself on the bleeding edge of decarbonization efforts. So we are hitting the hairballs before other jurisdictions. This has spurred some notable, and often controversial, plumbing efforts in the Golden State. Here are a few that I’m following:

    Land use/local permitting: California recently issued “emergency regulations” (AB 205) that delegate blanket authority to bypass local permitting for siting of solar, wind, and certain battery backup projects.”…

    REF-
    https://energyathaas.wordpress.com/2023/02/06/what-the-energy-transition-needs-now-is-a-good-plumber/

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