Category: Economics

DROWNING IN THE BIG GREEN POND

thepointman.wordpress.com This is another guest article by Graeme, one of our regular contributing authors. It deals with the innate limiting factors of renewable energy sources, and though such considerations can be quite technical, it...

Wynne’s hydro policy is insane

torontosun.com To understand the mess Ontario’s Liberal government has made of the hydro file, one only needs to look at how electricity was produced in our province on Wednesday, the hottest day of the...

Warwick mayor calls wind money ‘extortion’

http://petrolialambtonindependent.ca/ Warwick Mayor Todd Case says the latest process to bid for wind energy projects amounts to extortion and his municipality won’t be part of it. Four wind energy companies are in the process...

UK government axes funding for Green Deal

ft.com The government has signed the death warrant for another environmental scheme, this time the Green Deal energy-saving programme that ministers once called the biggest home improvement measure since the second world war. A...

Abbott bans more wind power funding: report

skynews.com.au Prime Miniser Tony Abbott has reportedly ordered the $10 billion Clean Energy Finance Corporation not to finance new wind power projects. According to Fairfax Media, Treasurer Joe Hockey and Finance Minister Matthias Corman...