1. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jul/13/hoover-dam-lake-mead-severe-drought-us-west This is going to make a "green transition" more difficult than expected without the use of fossil fuels. The West is  a prime area...
      


  2. All you real American Patriots be on notice, Tesla is the most American made car:  Cars.com’s American-Made Index ranks all qualifying vehicles built and bought...


  3. https://www.theepochtimes.com/climate-scare-story-began-with-far-left-ideology-greenpeace-co-founder_3916103.html Patrick Moore talks about why he left Greenpeace and why the the push for net-zero emissions is an unattainable goal BY ISAAC TEO   July 27, 2021 Updated: July...
      


  4. Battery placement in the Moss Landing turbine hall. Natural gas powered turbines once lived here.   As a preview of what that capacity has to offer, we’re...


  5. https://www.theepochtimes.com/with-china-producing-half-the-worlds-new-energy-vehicles-retired-batteries-may-bring-explosive-pollution_3897010.html I have heard optimistic claims for using used batteries in America, but this story is scary. 
      


  6. https://news.yahoo.com/californias-electric-car-revolution-designed-100041571.html The NIMBY realities raise their head again. These are the environmentalists who want no change against the environmentalists who want technological change. They will...
      


  7. This article from 2014 should probably be a sticky for this Renewables sub-forum.  But that's just my opinion. This article is a brutally cold, hard...
      


  8. https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2021/06/texas-power-grid-operator-ercot-issues-conservation-alert-asks-texans-raise-thermostats-unplug-appliances-avoid-blackouts/?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=the-gateway-pundit&utm_campaign=dailypm&utm_content=daily What is going on? Texans will be mad. 
      


  9. https://www.theepochtimes.com/blackouts-loom-in-california-as-electricity-prices-are-absolutely-exploding_3879750.html California is facing electricity shortages while many there are shifting to EV's. Other states will be watching how that works out. Prices of electricity...
      


  10. ELECTRIC VEHICLES ON COLLISION COURSE WITH REALITY The article, which talks about the Californian experience, points to the huge problems that will result from trying...


  11. Quote   While IRENA touts declining costs over the past decade or two, the global push toward green energy and the race for net-zero commitments are...
      


  12. https://ambri.com/benefits/#not-temperature-sensitive  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRyo0Nr7CrY&t=1415s The Ambri Battery sounds like a contender when it can be kept at the temperature required to maintain liquidity. The materials are abundant and cheap....
      


  13. I've blanked out the name of the vendor, however it wouldn't take much keyword searching to find the vendor. They're located in Arizona, in the...


  14. https://www.wnd.com/2021/05/international-energy-agency-promoting-roadmap-net-zero-emissions/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Energy_Agency https://www.iea.org/ How do non governmental agencies assume powerful roles that are adopted by most nations in the world and have great influence over them? Are...
      


  15. "The Ugly Truth About Renewable Power" by Irina Slav is a fabulous read!  After having been kept hidden underneath the rug by the political...


  16. Grids around the world rely on open cycle gas turbine (OCGT) technology at times when demand for electricity is at its highest. OCGTs often...


  17. https://www.nrel.gov/news/program/2019/benefits-of-agrivoltaics-across-the-food-energy-water-nexus.html


  18. "The U.S. is woefully unprepared to handle “the electrification of everything,” as Amy Myers Jaffe, a research professor at Tufts University’s Fletcher School, describes...


  19. Despite pandemic-induced supply chain challenges and construction delays, renewable capacity additions in 2020 expanded by more than 45% from 2019, and broke another record....


  20. Belgium, which boasts about a thriving off-shore wind farms that generate 10% of its electricity needs, is coming up with innovative methods to deal with...
      


  21. Here is a link to the article Key passages are these. Standard home outlets generally put out about 120 volts of power at what electric vehicle...


  22. Now this is a Battery Electric Vehicle! BNSF and Wabtec (GE) Commence Battery-Electric Locomotive Pilot Test  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7vCyNxfjSA Ok, that isn't quite fair, it is designed to be...


  23. Especially when the production of that electricity is assumed to be "renewables". Will those chargers help or hinder the grid? 


  24. Professor Gordon Hughes, of the School of Economics, Edinburgh University has written a report on offshore wind entitled Wind Power Economics - Rhetoric and...
      


  25. Amazon’s initiative to begin delivering its packages in all-electric vehicles provided by Rivian has made it to its third U.S. city. The e-commerce giant...


  26. https://scitechdaily.com/co2-mitigation-on-earth-and-magnesium-civilization-on-mars-just-add-water/ Making methane and methanol from elemental magnesium, CO2, and water at room temperature and atmospheric pressure.


  27. A paper on the performance of wind power in Denmark produced last year by Gordon Hughes, a professor of economics at the University of Edinburgh,...


  28. LOCOMOTION, a project funded by the European Union, has finally started talking about the elephant in the room, when it comes to renewables -...
      


  29. Oopsie, looks like EVs perhaps aren't so "green" after all. Expect screams to the contrary, foaming at the mouth, insults, denials, and general brickbats from the...

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