41 Inconvenient Truths on the “New Energy Economy”

41 Inconvenient Truths on the “New Energy Economy” By Mark P. Mills A week doesn’t pass without a mayor, governor, policymaker or pundit joining the rush to demand, or predict, an energy future that is entirely based on wind/solar and batteries, freed from the “burden” of the hydrocarbons that have fueled societies for centuries. Regardless of one’s opinion about whether, or why, an energy “transformation” is called for, the physics and economics of energy combined with scale realities make it clear that there is no possibility of anything resembling a…

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Europe Has no Freedom But to Choose “Freedom Gas”

Europe Has no Freedom But to Choose “Freedom Gas” By Tony Cartalucci The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently renamed US liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports “freedom gas.” But freedom for who? For Europe who already has a cheap and reliable source of natural gas, but is being forced to switch over to more expensive US gas under the threat of sanctions? Certainly not. Or freedom for Russia who supplies Europe with much of its natural gas to compete openly and fairly with the United States? Most definitely not. Or…

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Where Technocrats Play: U.S. Department Of Energy

Where Technocrats Play: U.S. Department Of Energy By Patrick Wood Ex-Governor of Texas Rick Perry was appointed Secretary of Energy by President Donald Trump on March 2, 2017. Even though President Trump has withdrawn from the Paris Climate Accord on global warming, apparently Secretary Perry has not gotten word, for the Department of Energy’s web page on Climate Change is still present on the Energy.gov website, which prominently states, Addressing the effects of climate change is a top priority of the Energy Department. As global temperatures rise, wildfires, drought, and…

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“Smart, but Not Always Secure” Free Webcast For Utility Companies Regarding Their Expensive, Vulnerable and Dangerous Smart Grids and Meters

“Smart, but Not Always Secure” Free Webcast For Utility Companies Regarding Their Expensive, Vulnerable and Dangerous Smart Grids and Meters By B.N. Frank Smart Grids and Smart Meters are relatively new technology.  They also aren’t necessary at all.  Think about it:  before this technology was introduced, most of us enjoyed electric, gas, and water utilities right? Smart Grids and Meters are vulnerable to security issues because everything is connected together often using Internet of Things (IoT) technology which in itself is very vulnerable.  Utility companies force this technology on customers…

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It’s Time to Break Up the Forced Child-Bride Marriage Between Solar, Sustainability, and Smart Meters

It’s Time to Break Up the Forced Child-Bride Marriage Between Solar, Sustainability, and Smart Meters By Patricia Burke In 2009, utilities across the U.S. began installing new two-way wireless electric smart meters on homes. With economic stimulus funding from the federal government, investor-owned utilities were all too happy to have a shovel-ready scheme and a guaranteed rate of return on investment. Citizens were told that the meters would give them “more control over their energy usage.” Investors were happy, buoyed by state and local regulations encouraging (and in some cases…

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5 Symptoms Of Current Planetary Energies You May Be Experiencing

5 Symptoms Of Current Planetary Energies You May Be Experiencing Global Energy Check In – 26 June 2018 – covering global energies that are impacting most people The global check-in covers the common shifting patterns and themes that basically everyone is experiencing. 1. Feelings Of Inadequacy, Lack Of Self-Worth – External Validation Lots and lots of doubt going around… what value do I add? Why isn’t anything moving for me? What am I doing wrong? Thoughts around I am not good enough and will never get there – I’ll never…

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When You’re Feeling Like Crap, Don’t Personalize It!

When You’re Feeling Like Crap, Don’t Personalize It! We all go through moments of feeling down, when you’re in it, try not to personalize it. When you personalize you grab onto the pain and linger on it; you keep mulling the thought over and over in your head. When you’re going through hell, keep going. You can’t make the distance shorter but you can move through it faster. So push to get to the worst feeling as quick as possible – the relief lies beyond that. The down periods will…

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