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Low Costs of Solar Power & Wind Power Crush Coal, Crush Nuclear, & Beat Natural Gas

December 25th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

These are 5 messages that I think anyone wanting a better US economy (or a better economy in practically any country), anyone wanting national energy freedom (aka energy independence), anyone wanting to advance the most cost-effective choices for electricity generation, and anyone wanting to make logical energy decisions should know and share with others


Wholesale Price of Electricity Drops to $0.00 in Texas, Due to Wind Energy

October 20th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

"For several 15-minute intravals [last Friday] morning, wholesale electricity cost nothing," Elizabeth Souder of dallasnews.com reported last Friday. Interesting, eh? If you're a regular CleanTechnica reader (or if you read the headline...), I think you can guess why. Yes, wind power being cheap as heck, the wind blowing strong at night, and less electricity demand is the mixture that caused this to happen. As I've said many times on here, Wind.Is.Cheap. Additionally, as I covered earlier this year, wind power is making electricity cheaper


Why Wind Intermittency is NOT a Big Deal

May 10th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

The anti-wind people are at it again, saturating the media with claims that wind energy is “worthless” because wind doesn’t blow all the time. Nothing could be further from the truth



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