In exchange for $1 billion, the state expected 5,000 jobs and 1,000 installations a week. Instead, it reported 1,700 jobs, most of them Tesla data analysts, and 21 installations per week.
Land-hungry biomass, wind, and solar power are set to occupy an area equivalent of the size of the European Union by 2050.
The House passed a resolution that will reimpose tariffs on solar panels from China, while the EPA sits on applications for carbon capture technology that may soon be mandatory.
"When we look at solar and wind around the world, it always correlates to rising prices and declining reliability."
If you look closely, you'll find a lot of contradictions.
"Engineers are really good at making things better, but they can't make them better than the laws of physics permit."
Many politicians who want to ban gas-powered vehicles appear to misunderstand the science.
Climate scientist Andrew Dessler of Texas A&M University defends urgent action on climate against scientist and author Steven Koonin.
Texas A&M University's Andrew Dessler vs. Steven Koonin, former undersecretary for science at the Department of Energy
Blaming oil companies and Vladimir Putin for our current energy woes is dishonest and unhelpful.
Strongly held wishes and pixie dust won’t deliver a green utopia.
Biden should stop layering new, contradictory orders into the market and simply get government out of the way.
How a Tiny Solar Company in California Might Convince Biden To Sabotage America's Whole Solar Industry
Tariffs requested by an "artisanal solar boutique" based in San Jose might jeopardize 45,000 jobs and halve America's future solar panel deployments.
Nothing new under the sun as Biden decides to extend Trump's solar panel tariffs for four more years.
Instead of taking his own actions to undo an unlawful order from the former chief executive, President Joe Biden had the government's attorneys argue in favor of even greater trade powers for the White House.
Solar Panel Manufacturer That Hasn't Produced Solar Panels Since 2017 Seeks Extension of Solar Panel Tariffs
What good is protectionism that isn't protecting anything?
The vast majority of the shortfall is from failures at fossil fuel-powered plants.
Campaign promises about green energy often obscure real-world constraints.
Yes, and it's only going to get cheaper.
Critics say the state's dependence on solar and wind have made the power grid unreliable and overly expensive.
It's uncanny how solving climate change just happens to require the progressives' longstanding economic agenda.
Incentive programs for electric cars and solar panels mostly benefit those who can afford those things, while regulations that drive up the cost of energy hurt those who can't afford much to begin with.
In his new book, Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All, Shellenberger argues that science doesn't support doomsayers' claims.
The solar industry has benefited from "temporary" tax credits for decades. These might finally be allowed to lapse.
There's nothing more permanent than a temporary solar investment tax credit.
Who could have seen that coming? Well, lots of people did—but the U.S. International Trade Commission and President Trump didn't listen.
The state's top-down approach to energy issues will only raise rates on consumers.
But they swear the new regulations will actually save homeowners money.
When anyone says, "I'm for free trade, but it must be fair trade," they are really saying: "I am not for free trade."
The idea is sadly gaining steam.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry Orders Regulators to Figure Out How to Keep Renewables from Crashing the Electric Power Grid
New energy market distortions to fix old energy market distortions
A bankrupt Chinese-owned taxpayer-subsidized company that's asking for protection against Chinese imports.
There are no downsides, say proponents.
New research debunks a study claiming there's a low-cost way to power America using only wind, solar, and hydropower.
Still, it is always good to have some idea of what tradeoffs proposed policies would impose.
While supposedly delivering about the same amount of electricity.
To be against fracking is to be against renewable energy.
Why privilege solar over all the other technologies, including some that may not even be invented yet?
Advances in technology will address climate change before calamity strikes.