Category Archives: Energy

It’s official… Energy Deregulation failed

Coby and Vince have more on the reports out recently detailing the absolute failure of electricity deregulation in Texas. Which comes as a huge shock to us. So why make a big deal out of it anymore? Texans in deregulation … Continue reading

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Manipulating the market

(I lost track of this post which was originally written at the beginning of September. Thought it was kinda interesting in light of the current price of oil) Would it surprise you to know, that refining capacity utilization has dropped … Continue reading

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FINALLY…

High efficiency solar… Solar panels generate electricity when photons in sunlight knock loose electrons in silicon or another semiconductor. Other concentrated photovoltaic makers magnify sunlight about 500 times. SUNRGI says it can multiply that by four because it has a … Continue reading

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Gas pains

As part of the ‘Ike Tours Texas’ fallout, refiners on the Gulf are still shut down which is causing spot shortages in Atlanta (which sucks anyway) and in Tennessee. And, apparently, Dallas. Here’s what caught my eye (and keep in … Continue reading

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Where water burns

Man, this sounds like a damn good reason to think about relocating from North Texas. Share on Facebook

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Eye of Newt (and John Sharp, too)

This was forwarded to me Monday night… Although my Winning the Future message has always been directed at all Americans, whether they consider themselves Republicans, Democrats, or independents, today I am directing my message specifically to Democrats. And my message … Continue reading

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Japan and US agree to accelerate global warming

Oh, shit… this has ‘bad idea’ written all over it. AOMORI, Japan (AFP) Share on Facebook

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I hate being right…

…though, I must admit, when it comes to energy policy and what we need to do (and need not to do), it’s happening pretty damn often. If Congress were to open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling, crude … Continue reading

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Winning the stupid olympics, pt 3

REALLY. That’s enough with the stupid, Republicans. I’m so sick of hearing all the lies coming from y’all. Well, it’s either lying or just rank stupidity. Maybe I should call John McCain’s spokespuppy and find out which. Bush, clearly drunk, … Continue reading

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Winning the stupid olympics, pt 2

Here’s the WaPo. Click on it and scroll down the second story (the one under the thing about the douchebag lobbyist). Congress has tied itself in knots over whether to permit more domestic drilling for oil and gas. But Gingrich, … Continue reading

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