The Use of Coal is Increasing

…The Use of Coal is Increasing… The use of coal for power generation has declined in the United States as coal-fired power plants have been closed before the end of their useful economic lives. While regulations and preference based dispatching have Continue reading The Use of Coal is Increasing

Media Charlatans

…Media Charlatans… TV reporters and anchors produce reports and documentaries that are based on their personal ignorance, where their ignorance is then transferred to the public at large. It’s a case of ignorance begetting ignorance. Will Rogers and others have Continue reading Media Charlatans

The Market for Electricity is Rigged

…The Market for Electricity is Rigged… The preferential dispatch system used by many RTO/ISO grid operators favors wind and solar to the exclusion of critical baseload power from fossil fuel and nuclear power plants. Preferential dispatching is destructive because it Continue reading The Market for Electricity is Rigged

Hurricane History and the Phony Myth

…Hurricane History and the Phony Myth… Radical environmentalists continue to claim that CO2 emissions cause climate change and that global warming, aka, climate change, will bring more severe storms. Every year, the facts prove them wrong: Storms are not getting Continue reading Hurricane History and the Phony Myth

Patriots Can Eliminate RFS Mandates

…Patriots Can Eliminate RFS Mandates… More light needs to be focussed on Renewable Fuels Standards (RFS) legislation. It has become a major farm subsidy that lacks merit. It’s riddled with corruption and possible fraud in the use of Renewable Identification Continue reading Patriots Can Eliminate RFS Mandates

Controversial Fuel-Secure Rule

…Controversial Fuel-Secure Rule… Secretary Perry recently proposed a FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) rule that would help ensure grid reliability. The rule would allow “recovery of costs of fuel-secure generation units.” A fuel-secure unit would be a power plant that Continue reading Controversial Fuel-Secure Rule