South Australia’s Disastrous Wind Power Experiment: Business Crippled as Power Prices Double

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*** Power costs spike short-circuits onshore abalone growth The Australian Michael Owen & Verity Edwards 5 December 2016 The largest onshore abalone growing company in the southern hemisphere, whose power bill is set to rise by $650,000, has joined mining giant BHP Billiton in warning that unreliable and expensive energy costs in the southern states […]

Germany Curbs Chaotic Wind Power Output to Prevent Total Grid Collapse

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Germany Aims To “Throttle” Wind Energy To Avert Grid Overloading …Branch In Uncertainty No Tricks Zone Pierre Gosselin 23 November 2016 Germany’s national business daily Wirtschaftswoche here reports that the country’s Economic Minister/Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel aims implement a plan that will throttle the expansion of north Germany’s onshore wind parks — due to the […]

Trump’s War on Wind Power: Access to Cheap & Reliable Power an Economic Fundamental

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If the election of Donald Trump holds any lesson at all, it’s that energy costs and the security of its supply determine the economic and social health of any Nation, and ignoring that fact – by zealously pushing policies to the contrary – will end in tears for those foolish and arrogant enough to believe […]

Scotland’s Wind Power Lunancy Escalates: Scots Forced to Pay £90m a Year to Wind Farms that Will Never Deliver Power

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*** If Scots thought that their energy ‘policy’ couldn’t get any more bizarre, Nicola Sturgeon’s utterly bonkers decision to pay £90m a year to wind farms that will never deliver a single watt, has taken them on a trip with Alice down the rabbit hole. Sturgeon’s wind turbines cost UK £90m a year – to stay […]

Donald Trump Declares ‘War’ … on Wind Turbines

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Donald Trump has declared ‘war’ even before his 20 January Inauguration. No, it’s not a pending nuclear conflagration that’s in the offing; just the end of the wind industry as the world has known and grown to suffer it. Trump Says He’s ‘Personally Offended’ By ‘Awful’ Wind Turbines The Daily Caller Andrew Follett 23 November […]

South Australia’s Wind Power Debacle: Destroying an Already Battered Economy

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*** Insanity is a term that doesn’t even come close to capturing the mania that has gripped South Australia in the last few months. Its hapless Labor government refused to cut a deal to keep Alinta’s Port Augusta power plants up and running and, since their closure in May this year, South Australia has suffered […]

Blackouts & Bushfires: South Australia’s Wind Power Disaster Puts Thousands of Jobs & Lives at Mortal Risk

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After what, for now, can be referred to as South Australia’s most recent mass blackout, Adelaide’s The Advertiser has finally woken up to the fact that the South Australian obsession with wind power has placed the economically battered State in a category alongside North Korea, sub-Saharan Africa and Cuba. With the passing of Cuba’s long-time […]