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Tagged: electric cars
The U.S. Department of Energy has a plan to reduce the cost of solar power by a factor of 4 by 2020 with the hope that solar would increase from .05% of our power to 14% by 2030. The motivation is, of course, to reduce emissions of CO2. This is Climate Realism, very similar to Socialist Realism.
The report this month about the shutdown of Vehicle Production Group – beneficiary of a $50-million stimulus loan from the Department of Energy – means the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing initiative within the Loan Program Office has been a thorough failure.
I came across this article by Larry Bell from a little while back at CFACT, and also Forbes, that summarizes the terrible problems with electric cars. The Obama Administration and those[...]
Last month I wrote about the waste of money for renewable energy subsidies which described direct governments payments to individuals or companies using or providing renewable energy sources. This article describes[...]
Last month solar companies Spectra Watt in New York, Evergreen Solar in Massachusetts, and Solyndra Solar in California went bankrupt. All companies had extensive subsidies from state and federal governments. Taxpayer losses most[...]