Alternatives Better and Cheaper

In today's updates: an article from the New York Times outlines the growing economic case for alternative energy sources. And an 'oldie' from 2014 shows that the economic facts have been in play for some time.


The economic case for alternative energy is growing rapidly

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/10/15/opinion/editorials/donald-trump-epa-truths.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region

In the United States, developers of new wind farms signed contracts to sell power at around $20 per megawatt-hour last year, down from about $61 per megawatt-hour in 2010, according to a recent report by the Energy Department.


An article from 2014 seems relevant today...

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Vaughn+Palmer+Clean+energy+report+becomes+political+football/10396576/story.html

“Though orphaned, the report still strikes me as having merits worthy of scrutiny. Happily some copies survived the scorched-earth responses of KPMG and the association. If any Site C skeptics in the finance ministry would like to peruse a copy, they only need ask.”