It’s not wind or solar that’s been keeping your air conditioner running right now

MINOT, N.D. — It’s been a hot summer, as is often the case in our part of the world.

This week, in particular, has been a scorcher. We’ve all been leaning on our electrical grid to keep those air conditioners running and our homes and offices bearable.

And guess which source of energy has been keeping those air conditioners running? It’s not been wind or solar but the much-maligned coal plants. The ones the various activists and green energy lobbyists have been telling us are irrelevant.

Uneconomical.

Unnecessary.

Anachronisms from a by-gone age.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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