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Post by Riddick » 02-16-2021 12:13 AM

150M People Under Winter Advisories, 1 Dead As 'Unprecedented' Storm Stretches Across 25 States; 3.5M Without Power In Texas

An "unprecedented" winter storm continued its assault on the nation Monday, killing at least one person in Louisiana, leaving millions without power in Texas and wreaking travel havoc across a wide swath of the USA because of heavy snow and ice. FULL STORY

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Why Texas Has Gone Dark

The Lone Star state is currently short of electricity because half of the Texas wind fleet (the largest in the nation) is iced over and incapable of generating electricity. Additionally, the natural gas infrastructure Texas has become so reliant upon has also frozen up.

Texas’s experience highlights the perils of becoming overly reliant upon wind, solar and natural gas because these energy sources are not as reliable as coal or nuclear power during extreme weather conditions.

But there is more to the story than that. Texas has what some regard as a free market in energy, but in fact it is distorted by the massive federal subsidies paid by the federal government. These subsidies often cause the price of electricity to go negative; that is, wind farms will actually pay utilities to take electricity off their hands. The resulting market dislocation devastates reliable energy sources.
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Post by Doka » 02-16-2021 11:34 AM

Lordy! All the "Green Energy" has become a huge money laundering scheme. They make tons of money when nothing works. "SAVE THE EARTH" and Freeze to death,* Now , that's progress :confused: :shock:

*or how I went back to doing my laundry, by the stream, beating it on rocks and they convinced me it was called "Progress" :D
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Post by Riddick » 02-19-2021 11:34 PM

Doka wrote:
02-16-2021 11:34 AM
Lordy! All the "Green Energy" has become a huge money laundering scheme. They make tons of money when nothing works. "SAVE THE EARTH" and Freeze to death,* Now , that's progress :confused: :shock:
Y'think freezing to death in the dark is progress? Wait 'til folks get the bill.

As Texas Deep Freeze Subsides, Some Households Now Face Electricity Bills As High As $10,000
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