People Power-Up: Kenyan Government Shuts Down Wind Power Outfit’s Illegal Land Grab

Stealing land is, apparently, seen as good business practice by the wind industry; wherever it goes, Africa no exception. In Africa it’s able to profit from long-held animosity between tribes and racial groups, exploiting old rivalries in its quest to wrest control over the land its needs to spear these things all over African soil.  […]

Wind Power in Africa is ‘Callous, Immoral Eco-Manslaughter’

Powering Countries, Empowering People: A Case Study Master Resource Paul Driessen 20 September 2016 For 16 years, in a scene out of pre-industrial America, Thabo Molubi and his partner made furniture in South Africa’s outback, known locally as the “veld.” Lacking even a stream to turn a water wheel and machinery, they depended solely on […]

Africa’s Wind Power Scandal: Vestas Uses Tribal Rivalry to Steal Kenyan Farmland

**** Having watched five episodes of Danish docu-drama Follow the Money, STT is certain that the wind scamming outfit under investigation for investor fraud, Energreen, was modelled on Vestas. Just like Energreen, Vestas has infiltrated every level of social and political life in Denmark; and just like Energreen has been the subject of criminal investigations, […]

Australia’s Macquarie Group JV Loses $66M: Furious Kenyan Locals Kill Outrageous Wind Power Project

**** Back in February last year we covered the story of how a wind farm developer’s efforts to steal land from under the noses of Kenyan farmers led to a local uprising, that ended in the murder of an innocent teenage boy. Since then, local farmers have only intensified their rage in response to more […]

Bjørn Lomborg: Why Africa Needs Fossil Fuels, Not Wind Power & Wishes

**** Why Africa Needs Fossil Fuels Project Syndicate Bjørn Lomborg 22 January 2016 SANTIAGO – Africa is the world’s most “renewable” continent when it comes to energy. In the rich world, renewables account for less than a tenth of total energy supplies. The 900 million people of Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) get 80% of their […]