Are Friends Electric: Push for Industrial Electrification Exposes Costly Futility of Intermittent Wind & Solar

In their sillier moments, wind and solar advocates claim that we’ll all soon be driving electric vehicles, lovingly recharged with sunshine and breezes. In Australia, those seemingly virtuous souls with EVs are really being propelled by coal, because 85% of the electricity passing through its Eastern grid comes from coal-fired plants. It’s an irony, to […]

Money For Jam: Intermittent & Unreliable Wind & Solar The Greatest Subsidy Scam In History

The so-called wind and solar ‘industries’ were built on lies, myths and propaganda and run on subsidies. As wind power ‘investor’ Warren Buffett put it: “We get a tax credit if we build a lot of wind farms. That’s the only reason to build them. They don’t make sense without the tax credit.” Buffett might […]

Shredded: After 30 Years Wind & Solar ‘Industries’ Still Can’t Compete With Nuclear, Coal or Gas

Back in 1983 the American Wind Industry Association claimed that solar and wind would be “competitive and self-supporting on a national level by the end of the decade if assisted by tax credits and augmented by federally sponsored R&D”. That was 36 years ago. And there was no lack of assistance in the form of […]

Merry Christmas to Stop These Things’ Followers & Happy Seventh Birthday to STT

Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings to all of our dedicated followers, all around the World. And it’s Happy Birthday to STT: Boxing Day 2019 marks 7 years of giving the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers hell. We’ve clocked over 3.68 million views and given our loyal readers 2,595 posts, which lay out the greatest […]

Ontario’s Salvation: Locals Ecstatic Over Decision to Cancel 750 Wind Power Contracts

The decision to cancel 750 government contracts with wind power developers in Ontario has left rent seekers furious, and wondering where their next meal might come from? Doug Ford’s eminently sensible decision will avoid thousands more of these things being speared across Ontario’s rural heartland, much to the delight of Ontario’s farmers. Not to mention […]

Sunset Industry: Solar Power Obsession Threatens to Destroy Western Australia’s Power Grid

When power demand is driven by the rhythm of human activity and its supply by the angle of the sun in the sky, expect mixed results. Of course, when the sun drops over the horizon and disappears for 10-12 hours or so, those claiming to depend on solar power can expect none at all. Then […]

Canadian Club: Wind Industry Furious: Ontario Rips Up 750 Wind Power Contracts

Proving, yet again, that without punitive mandates, ludicrous targets and massive subsidies the wind industry would disappear in a heartbeat, the decision to cancel hundreds of government contracts with wind power developers in Ontario has left rent seekers furious, and wondering where their next meal might come from? Ontario’s Premier Doug Ford couldn’t conceal his […]