Category: Wind

  • No waivers to the Jones Act

    The following was sent to me by one of my readers from gCaptain,  a publication dedicated to Maritime news. If anyone had the illusion that there would be waivers to the Jones Act issued to allow the installation of Off Shore Wind by foreign vessels, that ship has sailed. A House Democrat has reintroduced a…

  • Turbine troubles – wind energy

    The CNBC link documents the current global issues with Offshore Wind.  As their stock prices drop, their capital costs will rise and make it even more expensive to install these systems. Rich CNBCOctober 20, 2023 Turbine troubles have sent wind energy stocks tumbling — and a slew of issues remain

  • Wind Goals Likely Impossible

    The following article was in today’s Bloomberg.  It is copied below. Biden’s 2030 Wind Goal Looks Like It Simply Won’t HappenBy Will Wade and Jennifer A DlouhyOctober 18, 2023 As the price of construction climbs, developers are rapidly revising their plans — at great cost. When President Joe Biden in 2021 laid out a target of deploying 30 gigawatts of offshore…

  • True costs of wind and solar

    A reader sent me the following link.  I have researched the author and they take a primarily science and math based approach to issues. Extraordinary Costs Of Green Energy Creeping Slowly Into Public Awareness October 9, 2023, Francis Menton Of particular note in the article is the following caption, which I mentioned in an email…