Wind Industry’s Armageddon: Wind Farm Output Collapse Leaves 110,000 South Australian Homes & Businesses Powerless

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**** STT could be forgiven for being just a little smug after events unfolded last Sunday night (1 November 2015) in Australia’s “Wind Farm Capital”, South Australia. As our post – Wind Power Disaster Unfolds: SA Facing Total Blackouts, Rocketing Power Prices & Thousands More Chopped from the Grid – was being put together for […]

California’s Wind ‘Powered’ Dream Turns to Nightmare: Power Prices 40% Higher than US Average

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**** The hidden costs of wind, solar power The Sun Neil Derry 13 November 2015 The state of California has embarked on a 25-year green power odyssey in an effort to reduce the amount of CO2 we place into the atmosphere, all aimed at leading the world in an anti-climate change crusade for humanity. Beginning […]

Scots Rejoice as Highland Wind Farm Plans Slammed


**** Sallachy and Glencassley wind farms refused consent BBC News 17 November 2015 Scottish ministers have refused consent for two major wind farm schemes in Sutherland in the Highlands. Sallachy and Duchally Estates in Sutherland had proposed constructing 22 turbines. Energy giant SSE sought permission for 23 turbines at Glencassley Estate, near Lairg. Scottish ministers […]

Wind Industry’s CO2 Abatement Claims Go Up in Smoke

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The central, endlessly repeated lie upon which the wind industry seeks to ‘justify’ the colossal and endless subsidies upon which it critically depends; the destruction of wind farm neighbours’ health, wealth and happiness; and the slaughter of millions of birds and bats, is that wind power causes substantial reductions of CO2 emissions in the electricity […]

UK Wind Farms Get to Pocket £Millions Without Producing a Single Spark

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**** Britain’s wind power disaster is a debacle, to be sure. However, paying wind power outfits for electricity that’s never produced is nothing short of criminal. This Daily Express piece, which uncovers the scandal in Scotland, is a little confused on its facts, but we’ll sort that out below. Wind farms get £5million handout because […]

Britain Laments: Wind Power Sends Power Prices Skyward, Risks Total Grid Collapse & Fails to Cut CO2 Emissions


**** In a ‘don’t say we didn’t warn you’ piece, Matt Ridley nails down precisley why THESE THINGS DON’T WORK – on any level. Over to Matt. Wind power makes electricity expensive and unreliable without cutting emissions Rational Optimist Matt Ridley 13 November 2015 By preventing investment in gas, the dash for wind has done […]

German Energy Debacle More Ridiculous by the Day: Wind Power Outfits Paid 100s of €Millions for Power that’s Never Produced

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**** The Germans went into wind power harder and faster than anyone else – and the cost of doing so is catching up with a vengeance. The subsidies have been colossal, the impacts on the electricity market chaotic and – contrary to the environmental purpose of the policy – CO2 emissions are rising fast: if […]

Injunction Sought to Prevent Wind Farm Noise Nuisance: Local Health Body Takes Wind Power Outfit to Court


**** Bourne health board seeks injunction against Plymouth wind farm Cape Cod Wicked Local Paul Gately 19 November 2015 BOURNE The Future Generation wind turbine project at cranberry grower Keith Mann’s Head of the Bay tract in South Plymouth may be hauled into superior court, likely in Barnstable. The Bourne Board of Health is asking […]