Coal At $200 A Ton And Soaring Use Of Oil For Power Proves ‘The Iron Law Of Electricity’

Nearly five years ago while in Kolkata, I interviewed Sanjay Kar Chowdury, a manager at the Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation. When I asked him about the importance of coal to the Indian electric grid, he did not hesitate. Coal, he told me, “is a lifeline. It is a lifeline of all the thermal power stations. Without coal, you cannot survive…It’s not possible to keep the lights on without coal.”

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Here’s The List Of 317 Wind Energy Rejections The Sierra Club Doesn’t Want You To See

A few weeks ago, I ran into a prominent employee of the Sierra Club who declared something to the effect of “we have to quit using coal, oil, and natural gas.” That, of course, is the official dogma of America’s “largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.” The group says it is “committed to eliminating the use of fossil fuels, including coal, natural gas, and oil, as soon as possible.

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Get Ready for the Blackouts

Generac Power Systems, a company that produces home generators and other equipment, announced in July record sales of $920 million during the second quarter, a 68% jump over last year. But what’s good for Generac is bad for America.

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After Hurricane Ida, Blackouts Will Lead To Surge In Deaths And Carbon Monoxide Poisonings

As night follows day, public health crises follow closely on the heels of extended blackouts. Although only about four people have died due to the direct effects of Hurricane Ida, the electricity crisis in New Orleans and much of southeastern Louisiana will soon result in a surge in the death rate and a big jump in the number of fatalities and poisonings caused by inhalation of carbon monoxide emitted by small electricity generators.

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California’s Energy and Climate Regulations Are “Green Jim Crow”

The puns about the recall of the Chevrolet Bolt EV almost write themselves. Last week’s announcement by General Motors that it was recalling some 73,000 Bolts at a cost of some $1 billion due to the possibility that the vehicles could catch on fire, is both embarrassing for the iconic automaker, and a warning that its plans to electrify all of the cars it sells by 2035 could, ahem, be going up in flames.

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GM’s $1.8 Billion Chevy Bolt Recall Shows Why Automakers’ EV Rollouts Could Be ‘On Fire’

The puns about the recall of the Chevrolet Bolt EV almost write themselves. Last week’s announcement by General Motors that it was recalling some 73,000 Bolts at a cost of some $1 billion due to the possibility that the vehicles could catch on fire, is both embarrassing for the iconic automaker, and a warning that its plans to electrify all of the cars it sells by 2035 could, ahem, be going up in flames.

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It’s Time to Unplug the Hype Over Electric Vehicles

For more than a century, the promise of electric vehicles (EVs) has been parked just beyond the nearest traffic light. In 1901, the Los Angeles Times declared “The electric automobile will quickly and easily take precedence over all other” types of motor vehicles.

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JUICE: HOW ELECTRICITY EXPLAINS THE WORLD

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