electricity

Who Turned Off the Lights?

Stephen Moore, CNS News

Bottom line: Our power market is a Soviet central planner's dream come true, and it is extinguishing our coal and nuclear industries. When our manufacturers, schools, hospitals and internet shut down, we're not going to think wind and solar power are so chic. If the lights start to go out five or 10 years from now, we will look back at what is happening today and wonder how we could have been so darn stupid.

City Pledges for ‘100% Renewable Energy’ Are 99% Misleading

Charles McConnell, Wall Street Journal

Fossil fuels are not only the largest and most critical component of the energy portfolio, they are the foundation upon which renewable power must stand. Wind and solar generators ride free into the electric grid on the backs of fossil generators that have installed and paid for the infrastructure on which all Americans depend. The rise of renewable generation is made possible by fossil fuels, not despite them.