Shutting down coal power plants causes electricity price to spike 80% | Eastern North Carolina Now

Shutting down perfectly functional, cheap and reliable coal fired power plants to transition to expensive and undependable wind and solar carries a massive sting in the tail for electric customers in terms of much higher power costs.  That scenario is underway for North Carolina thanks to the RINOs giving us HB951, North Carolina's Green New Deal, which has already given us a recent 18% electricity rate increase, the first of many to come.

That scenario has just played out in the Australian state of New South Wales, whose Labour government has just needlessly closed their major coal fired power plant at Liddell to move to reliance on intermittent wind and solar.  The result was an almost overnight 80% increase in electricity prices in the state.

HB951 will shut down North Carolina's coal fired power plants.  One of the key supporters of that awful legislation was the senator (mis)representing Beaufort County in the state Senate, liberal RINO Jim Perry of Kinston.  Duke's Christmas rotating blackout was a quick result of the first coal power plant closure in North Carolina..  Woke Duke Energy plans more of the same, approved by the Green New Deal, HB951.

This is not the first Australian state to have this experience of electric rates skyrocketing from switching from coal to wind and solar.  The former Labour state government in South Australia led the way on that.  In their 15 year reign, South Australia's Labour govenment closed and blew up all of their coal power plants and built lots of wind and solar, declaring their state a "renewable energy superpower".  The result was that residential power prices went from the lowest in the world to the highest in the world and rolling blackouts became a common occurance.  The political result was that a minor party opposed to "green" energy won three of the state's federal senate seats and the conservative coalition parties ousted Labour for control of state government.  But it was too late, the damage was done.

Lets hope some real conserevative oust the RINOs and Demcorats before they do the same thing to our power prices.

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( May 11th, 2023 @ 1:27 pm )
The Biden regime imposing your Climate Scientology religious cult on our country is impairing the quality of life of the rest of us. Biden is making Climate Scientology a state religion.
Big Bob said:
( May 11th, 2023 @ 8:54 am )
Yada, yada, yada! You've made your prediction. No need to argue with me. Neither one of us has any control it. Just sit back and enjoy!
( May 10th, 2023 @ 2:02 pm )
So the climate cult getting their predictions WRONG time after time after time but NEVER getting them right to date makes them "smart people" in your book????? Most of us would say they are either dumb people or conmen.
Big Bob said:
( May 10th, 2023 @ 9:21 am )
I hope you're right but I'm gonna stick with the smart people.
( May 9th, 2023 @ 8:51 pm )
EVERY ONE of the dozens of dire warnings from the climate cult that were supposed to have already happened have turned out to be false alarms. None of them even came close. Only a fool believes the hot air of the self-serving clique pushing this narrative.

The most important greenhouse gas is water vapor, which is responsible for over 90% of the Greenhouse effect. Water vapor is impacted heavily by solar radiation, which is why the last multi-century climate cold period, the Little Ice Age, corresponds with the Maunder Minimum of low sun spot activity. If the predictions of astronomers that we are approaching another long cycle of low sun spot activity, and a decrease in solar radiation, is true then it is much more likely to be getting cooler soon rather than warmer.
( May 9th, 2023 @ 10:04 am )
What Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. had to say about Covid has turned out to be a lot truer than what our government told us, but you still call that "conspiracy theory"????? Boy, do you have your blinders on, Little Bobbie. Those European countries that banned mRNA vaccines for children and for young and middle aged men turned out to be the smart ones and they followed what RFK was advocating.
Big Bob said:
( May 9th, 2023 @ 9:14 am )
CT, Ive just learned that when people go the conspiracy theory rabbit hole there is no talking to them. The future is unknown but I'll stick with the smart people and common sense. The earth is warming. Burning fossil fuels is exaserbating it. It's true. We deal with it or we cook. IMO, it's too late. It's gonna hurt.
( May 8th, 2023 @ 9:50 pm )
Instead of responding, BOb, you deflect. It is what the left likes to call "whataboutism". See? I know your side's lingo.

Kennedy got it right. The wealthy elite want to use this climate smoke and mirrors to sucker the rest of us into giving them totalitarian control. Kennedy has been a lawyer for major environmental groups for years, so he has the inside knowledge on what they are up to. He surely knows a heck of a lot more about it than a foot soldier in the far left's internet troll brigade like yourself. All you think you know is their narrative and the talking points they give you.
Big Bob said:
( May 8th, 2023 @ 5:46 pm )
You did, didn't you! I knew it.
( May 8th, 2023 @ 9:56 am )
As usual, you are the one speaking with a forked tongue, Big Government Bob when you accuse others of not being truthful. You seem to think the far left narrative is "the truth". It isn't. Here is what Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. said, for instance:
The rules of this site only let me put up one link, but I could add others. YOU are the one posting untruths, something you do all the time, Bob.
Big Bob said:
( May 8th, 2023 @ 9:24 am )
None of that is true CT. I bet you bitched when we converted to unleaded gas. Just a guess. Am I right?
( May 8th, 2023 @ 7:10 am )
The "big money" is what we need to be very wary of in the climate cult scam. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. recently spoke to that very thing, declaring that a group of the world's billionaires were using the climate scare to impose a totalitarian system on the rest of us. This is one of the key gambits of the globalist totalitarians of the World Economic Forum.

The climate cult is the biggest doomsday cult in history, but the snake oil salesmen who run it have repeatedly been shown to be wrong. They have already made dozens of dire predictions that they claimed would have happened by now if they were correct, and not a single one of them has come true or even come remotely close to coming true.
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