Political Storm Erupts: Hostile Germans Turn on Ugly, Costly & Ineffective Wind Power

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Held up as the wind cult’s poster girl, Germany went hard and fast, spearing tens of thousands of these things all over its, once cherished and pristine, landscape. The cost of its maniacal rush into massively subsidised wind and solar to German businesses and households has been astronomical and, in the mother of all ironies, […]

Germany’s Monumental Environmental Fail: CO2 Emissions Rise Despite €Trillions Blown on Subsidised Wind & Solar

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In Germany, around €190 billion has already been burnt on renewable subsidies; currently the green energy levy costs €56 million every day. And, the level of subsidy for wind and solar sees Germans paying €20 billion a year for power that gets sold on the power exchange for around €2 billion. Energy poverty is a […]

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 […]

‘Green’ Energy Chaos: Wind & Solar Power Puts Europe at Total Blackout Risk

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*** South Australia’s obsession with wind power has brought with it a grab bag of calamitous results – including retail power prices more than double the cheapest state in Australia, Victoria and its globally ‘acclaimed’ habit of “Australia’s wind power capital”: routine load shedding and statewide blackouts. The most notorious of which occurred on 28 […]

Germany’s Wind Powered Transition: a Policy in Chaos

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It’s not easy being green: Even with new reforms, doubts remain about Germany’s energy transition The Economist 13 August 2016 Brandenburg used to be called the sandbox of the Holy Roman Empire for its poor soil and marginal geography. Today a more appropriate moniker might be “the wind farm of the European Union” for all […]

Wind Power Alert: Americans Out to Avoid Europe’s Power Price Disaster

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America has some perfect examples of what not to do, if it wants to remain an industrial and manufacturing power-house, with a standard of living that much of the World can only envy. South Australia has set the pace with spot prices that rocket in minutes from $70 per MWh to $2,000 to $4,000 and […]

Poland Bans Wind Power & Orders a Double Helping of Coal to Keep the Lights On

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Over-run by these things, faced with thousand of furious neighbours demanding an end to the onslaught, and spiralling power costs, Poland has mounted an enormous about face: where wind power was the flavour of the month for a year or two, it’s been hit with an outright ban. Worse still for Polish wind-worshippers, their government, faced […]