For Power For USA
JANUARY 8, 2016
The media continuously promote renewables, reporting on job creation, payments to farmers and other supposed benefits.
Unfortunately, the media ignores higher costs to consumers, the use of tax payer money for subsidies, the loss of jobs in the coal and related industries, and how it is the poorest among us who must pay the penalty for the higher cost of electricity caused by wind and solar.
Inevitably, the media promotes renewables so as to cut CO2 emissions, on the false assumption that renewables can replace the electricity generated by fossil fuels.
This table, from the Energy Information Administration, shows the percentage of electricity generated in the United States by source. Continue reading Wind and Solar in Perspective