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In Australia, they are decreasing the price of electricity due to the renewables they are installing. '

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
When you’ve got some of the highest energy costs in the world BECAUSE OF RENEWABLES it’s easy to be a moron and congratulate yourself when the pain level goes from 10 to 9.

Can Australia bring its sky-high energy prices down to earth?
Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving some customers up to $278 a year

Wholesale costs are the main driver of this decrease because of significant increases in generation capacity, particularly wind farms, the report says.

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
 
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In Australia, they are decreasing the price of electricity due to the renewables they are installing. '

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
That will almost certainly never happen here.

Even if we actually get to that point the companies will never drop the price.
The answer to that is to create public utilities, and pull the licenses of those private companies that do not pass the savings on to the public.
 

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In Australia, they are decreasing the price of electricity due to the renewables they are installing. '

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
That will almost certainly never happen here.

Even if we actually get to that point the companies will never drop the price.
Dont be so pessimistic

we have plenty of energy in America

But the cost savings of wind a solar are somewhat illusionary since they depend on federal subsidies just as they have in Australia
 
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Wind turbines are high maintenance- and Australia doesn't have the elite infrastructure we have on the coasts who don't want the Wind Mills disrupting their view-
 

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23 bucks and change a month is not really significant.
 
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In Australia, they are decreasing the price of electricity due to the renewables they are installing. '

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
That will almost certainly never happen here.

Even if we actually get to that point the companies will never drop the price.
Dont be so pessimistic

we plenty of energy in America

But the cost savings of wind a solar are somewhat illusionary since they depend on federal subsidies just as they have in Australia
No, they do not. And the fossil fuel corporations get far more subsidies than does the renewables.
 
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23 bucks and change a month is not really significant.
As grid scale batteries replace peaker plants, and solar and wind replace the coal fired plants, those savings with increase significantly.
 

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In Australia, they are decreasing the price of electricity due to the renewables they are installing. '

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
When you’ve got some of the highest energy costs in the world BECAUSE OF RENEWABLES it’s easy to be a moron and congratulate yourself when the pain level goes from 10 to 9.

Can Australia bring its sky-high energy prices down to earth?
Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving some customers up to $278 a year

Wholesale costs are the main driver of this decrease because of significant increases in generation capacity, particularly wind farms, the report says.

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
And gas in California FELL $0.19 to $4.39 a gallon while the rest of the nation enjoys $2 gas!
 
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In Australia, they are decreasing the price of electricity due to the renewables they are installing. '

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
When you’ve got some of the highest energy costs in the world BECAUSE OF RENEWABLES it’s easy to be a moron and congratulate yourself when the pain level goes from 10 to 9.

Can Australia bring its sky-high energy prices down to earth?
Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving some customers up to $278 a year

Wholesale costs are the main driver of this decrease because of significant increases in generation capacity, particularly wind farms, the report says.

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
And gas in California FELL $0.19 to $4.39 a gallon while the rest of the nation enjoys $2 gas!
Which has to do with what?
 

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In Australia, they are decreasing the price of electricity due to the renewables they are installing. '

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
That will almost certainly never happen here.

Even if we actually get to that point the companies will never drop the price.
Dont be so pessimistic

we plenty of energy in America

But the cost savings of wind a solar are somewhat illusionary since they depend on federal subsidies just as they have in Australia
No, they do not. And the fossil fuel corporations get far more subsidies than does the renewables.
I think the potential for solar is unlimited

but liberals are impatient and pushing faster than current technology warrants
 

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In Australia, they are decreasing the price of electricity due to the renewables they are installing. '

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
That will almost certainly never happen here.

Even if we actually get to that point the companies will never drop the price.
Dont be so pessimistic

we plenty of energy in America

But the cost savings of wind a solar are somewhat illusionary since they depend on federal subsidies just as they have in Australia
No, they do not. And the fossil fuel corporations get far more subsidies than does the renewables.
I think the potential for solar is unlimited

but liberals are impatient and pushing faster than current technology warrants
Seattle folks love solar power!
On someone else house in a far off desert.
 

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23 bucks and change a month is not really significant.
As grid scale batteries replace peaker plants, and solar and wind replace the coal fired plants, those savings with increase significantly.
But you were saying the exact same thing 8 years ago. Unicorn chasing is ghey.

In the USA renewable energy is still a joke.....solar and wind combining for waaaaay less than 10% of our electricity.

Talk to us in 2040 when it will be at about 11% according to the EIA. Of course, we will both be dead and gone a long time by then!:2up:. We wont be caring!:113:
 

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In Australia, they are decreasing the price of electricity due to the renewables they are installing. '

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
When you’ve got some of the highest energy costs in the world BECAUSE OF RENEWABLES it’s easy to be a moron and congratulate yourself when the pain level goes from 10 to 9.

Can Australia bring its sky-high energy prices down to earth?
Australia's cost of electricity per kilowatt hour is 81.85% higher than ours. :laughing0301:

Electricity Price in Australia 2020 - Cost To Travel
 

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I have solar panels that save me $100.00/month but Blue states like NY are ripped off by all utilities.
 

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In Australia, they are decreasing the price of electricity due to the renewables they are installing. '

Electricity prices are set to FALL across Australia - saving consumers up to $278 a year | Daily Mail Online
That will almost certainly never happen here.

Even if we actually get to that point the companies will never drop the price.
Dont be so pessimistic

we plenty of energy in America

But the cost savings of wind a solar are somewhat illusionary since they depend on federal subsidies just as they have in Australia
No, they do not. And the fossil fuel corporations get far more subsidies than does the renewables.
I think the potential for solar is unlimited

but liberals are impatient and pushing faster than current technology warrants
Seattle folks love solar power!
On someone else house in a far off desert.
Seattle folks being liberals love solar power even on their house as long as the federal government pays for it
 

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That will almost certainly never happen here.

Even if we actually get to that point the companies will never drop the price.
Dont be so pessimistic

we plenty of energy in America

But the cost savings of wind a solar are somewhat illusionary since they depend on federal subsidies just as they have in Australia
No, they do not. And the fossil fuel corporations get far more subsidies than does the renewables.
I think the potential for solar is unlimited

but liberals are impatient and pushing faster than current technology warrants
Seattle folks love solar power!
On someone else house in a far off desert.
Seattle folks being liberals love solar power even on their house as long as the federal government pays for it
I can't imagine solar is ever gonna be the solution in Seattle. Every single time I've been there it's been raining.
 

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