By Anthony Watts – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com From the “when the going gets tough, renewables can’t cut it” department. Wind power generation actually dropped 5% during this period The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration GOES-16 satellite caught a dramatic view of the bomb cyclone moving up the East Coast on Jan. 4, 2017. NOAA Photo […]
By Andy May – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com U.S. coal production declined from 2011 through 2016 as it was displaced in U.S. power plants by cheaper and cleaner natural gas. Some of the reduction was also due to the Obama Clean Power Plan regulations. However, the shale gas revolution in the U.S. has not spread to […]
The IEA anticipates that by 2040 one-third of solar and wind capacity will be in China, and the country’s choices in the next few years will play a large part in determining global clean energy trends.