Solar farm production has fallen by half as renewables cause the brunt of grid congestion

Australian solar farms are suffering from a cut in half of their output due to grid congestion in some cases, with renewables bearing the brunt of the excess capacity – even though it is cheaper and cleaner to produce than coal and gas generation. A study by a team of researchers at the Australian National … Read more

Social Security’s Social Security rates have fallen below inflation by $1,054 since the pandemic began

Hobo_018 | E + | Getty Images New government inflation data shows that the measure used to calculate Social Security’s annual cost-of-living adjustments rose 6.3% over the past 12 months as of December. That’s with COLA starting to run 8.7% this year to more than 65 million Social Security beneficiaries this month. That new data … Read more

The Internet has fallen into a pipe chain | Arts and culture | Spokane | Inland Pacific Northwest

Click to enlarge tBad chord now. I mean Twitter Always It was bad, but it was bad in that french fries are bad or gambling on the horse track is bad – it was bad because it was addictive Good, but not healthy. Now it’s just bad bad. Like a bad season 9 TV show, … Read more