STT’s Smörgåsbord: A Selection from the Archive

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STT is the site that the wind industry and its parasites just love to hate. In just over 22 months we’ve clocked over 585,000 views, which means we’ve averaged close to 27,000 hits for every month that we’ve been giving the wind industry and its stooges hell. We’ve given our loyal readers 770 posts which […]

Why Wind Power Will Never be a Serious Alternative to Conventional Power Generation

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Study: Wind Turbines are ‘Expensive, Unreliable and Inefficient’ Breitbart.com Donna Rachel Edmunds 27 October 2014 Wind power is too variable and too unpredictable to provide a serious alternative to fossil fuels, a new study by the Scientific Alliance and the Adam Smith Institute has confirmed. The researchers concluded that, although it is true that the […]

King Island Set Free from Turbine Tyranny: Hydro Tasmania Pulls Plug on Chinese Backed Wind Farm

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In yet another sign that the Australian wind industry is on its last legs, Hydro Tasmania has pulled up stumps on its plans to spear 600 turbines into the heart of King Island – the jewel of Bass Strait. In typical wind weasel fashion, Hydro Tasmania sought community “support” for 200 turbines – but that […]

Wave of Destruction: Ontario Wind Farm Neighbours in Open Revolt

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There’s an old Chinese proverb that: “Even a rabbit will bite when it is cornered”. Ontario is at flashpoint as impacted and threatened wind farm neighbours take on lying, cheating wind power outfits head-on. In response to the malign indifference of the hard-green-left lunatics in charge of the Province (see our post here), the locals […]

Jay Lehr: Sooner or Later the World will Wise-up to the Great Wind Power Fraud

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The Rationale for Wind Power Won’t Fly Heartland.org Jay Lehr PhD 21 October 2014 To understand the folly that drives too much of the nation’s energy policies, consider these basic facts about wind energy. After decades of federal subsidies – almost $24 billion according to a recent estimate by former U.S. Sen. Phil Gramm – […]

Professor Ian Plimer Slams the Great Wind Power Fraud

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Greens’ silence on folly of wind and solar power News Weekly Ian Plimer 25 October 2014 A simple evaluation of ideological electricity shows that it is unsustainable. The answer is certainly not blowing in the wind. The amount of energy embedded in steel pylons, concrete footings, blades, wiring, magnets, land clearing and roads is more […]

Jupiter Wind Farm Proponents from Another Planet

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Yet another wind farm disaster proposed for the Southern Tablelands, yet another community backlash. This time it’s the threatened Jupiter wind farm at Tarago that has sent locals into orbit: the community is nothing short of ropeable (see our posts here and here). Here’s one of their number smashing the Spanish developer, the disgraceful NSW […]

Coalition LRET Deal Rejected: Labor Determined to Kill Jobs in Australian Mining, Manufacturing & Industry

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Renewable energy target deal key to ‘saving jobs’ The Australian Sid Maher & Andrew White 23 October 2014 Labor caught between workers, Greens ahead of talks with coalition THE controversial renewable energy target faces cuts to save jobs in energy-intensive industries, under a Coalition plan to break the political impasse over the scheme, but wind, […]