Angry at coal? Then turn off your lights – Daily Inter Lake: Frank.

Obama Administration Propaganda Lies About Domestic Energy Production.

GE Dumps Offshore Wind-Power Plans AFTER Collecting $125 Million In Stimulus From Taxpayers For Wind Projects

Source – Gateway Pundit

GE was awarded 44 contracts totaling over $46,000,000 and 44 grants totaling more than$79,000,000 from the Obama-Pelosi $757 billion dollar stimulus package. Millions of dollars in stimulus funds were used by GE in green energy projects.

Today GE announced that it was going to gut its offshore wind-power plans.

Forbes reported:

General Electric, the U.S.-based industrial giant and leading manufacturer of wind-power turbines, is scaling back efforts to expand its presence in the offshore wind power market.

By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 7:25 AM on 23rd November 2010

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore said support for corn-based ethanol in the United States was ‘not a good policy’, weeks before tax credits are up for renewal.

U.S. blending tax breaks for ethanol make it profitable for refiners to use the fuel even when it is more expensive than gasoline. The credits are up for renewal on December 31.

Total U.S. ethanol subsidies reached $7.7billion last year according to the International Energy Industry, which said biofuels worldwide received more subsidies than any other form of renewable energy.

U-turn: Al Gore arrives at the conference hall before delivering his speech in Athens, Greece yesterdayU-turn: Al Gore arrives at the conference hall before delivering his speech in Athens, Greece yesterday

‘It is not a good policy to have these massive subsidies for (U.S.) first generation ethanol,’ said Mr Gore, speaking at a green energy business conference in Athens sponsored by Marfin Popular Bank.

‘First generation ethanol I think was a mistake. The energy conversion ratios are at best very small.

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November 19, 2010

Posted November 8, 2010

The New York Times has come to grips with the economic realities of renewable energy.  Matthew Wald and Tom Zeller Jr. write:

Even as many politicians, environmentalists and consumers want renewable energy and reduced dependence on fossil fuels, a growing number of projects are being canceled or delayed because governments are unwilling to add even small amounts to consumers’ electricity bills.


Electricity generated from wind or sun still generally costs more — and sometimes a lot more — than the power squeezed from coal or natural gas. Prices for fossil fuels have dropped in part because the recession has reduced demand. In the case of natural gas, newer drilling techniques have opened the possibility of vast new supplies for years to come.

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Cost of Green Power Makes Projects Tougher Sell

Leak of the day! Kerry-Lieberman cap-and-trade bill

May 11, 2010

Most of the world will learn tomorrow about the Kerry-Lieberman cap-and-trade bill.

But you can check out the bill summary and section-by-section analysis today!

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