Renewable Energy Protest Deflates

Demonstrators in Madison, Wisconsin protested outside the Public Service Commission for more renewable energy in the state last week.

Demonstrators gathered outside the Public Service Commission to protest against a requested rate structure change by the local utility company, Madison Gas and Electric (MG&E). During the protest, they decried the use of “dirty coal” and called for more renewable energy. To make their point, they had a blow-up coal power plant that was running on a fan powered by wind and solar charged batteries. Before the protest was over, however, the batteries died and their solar panel could not produce enough energy to keep the power plant standing upright.

– from the MacIver Institute

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  1. Charles Shelton says:

    Another typical success for solar and wind.

  2. Tom says:

    You just aren’t going to win when you decide to go to war against the laws of nature.

  3. energy guy says:

    I think they have been consuming too much cheese which has clogged their brain.