Familiar Territory: Chief Minister Busted Lying About Staggering Cost of Renewable Energy Roadmap

  Shamelessly promoting unreliable renewable energy is one thing, but barefaced lying about its cost, is quite another. Wherever wind and solar make up any significant proportion of a power supply, retail power prices soon rocket. Rising power prices are the guaranteed consequence of duplicating capital costs; additional system costs – including the greater need […]

Second-Rate Solar: Cloudy Weather Brings Chaos to Communities Reliant on Solar Power

Recharging a mobile phone with a solar panel when you’re camping might be a wheeze, but don’t expect solar to deliver serious power when you need it most. A few years back, Greenpeace turned up in an Indian village, Dharnai and supplied it with a solar-powered micro-grid, crowing that “Dharnai refused to give into the […]