Germany Wind Industry Expansion Thwarted: Rural Revolt Preventing Construction of New Wind Power Projects

  In rural Germany, a rural revolt against wind power was inevitable. Close to 30,000 of these things have been speared across Deutschland, often within a stone’s throw of homes, towns and villages. Driven mad by practically incessant low-frequency noise and infrasound, watching whole forests clear-felled to make way for 300 tonne, 200m high turbines […]

Wind Power’s Perfect Standstill: Total Collapse in New Construction Leaves German Wind Industry Suicidal

Germany was once a world beater when it came to erecting heavily subsidised wind turbines. Not anymore. So far this year, the German wind industry has managed to construct a mere 60 new onshore wind turbines across the entire country. Needless to say, Germany’s RE rent-seekers are crying ‘catastrophe’ and being advised to contact their […]

Renewables ‘Transition’ Terminated: With Their Subsidies Slashed, the Honeymoon for Wind & Solar is Over

  Like a bride jilted at the altar, the wind and solar ‘industries’ are moaning about what could have been. Plenty of RE zealots managed to convince themselves that these so-called ‘industries’ were actually sustainable; that the subsidies that created them would ultimately prove unnecessary, or if not, taxpayers and power consumers would merrily pay […]

Wind Industry Free-Fall: Subsidy Cuts Slashes Wind Power Investment & ‘Green’ Jobs

  Cut subsidies to wind and solar and their ‘industries’ disappear in a heartbeat. Across Europe the subsidies have been slashed and so too has wind power investment and thousands of groovy ‘green’ jobs. Twelve countries in the European Union (EU) failed to install “a single wind turbine” last year. And, as a result, the manufacturers […]

Callous Carnage: Wind Industry Slicing & Dicing Threatened Bird & Bat Species With Impunity

The latest meme amongst climate alarmists is that the rate of species extinction is running rampantly out-of-control. So dire are the warnings that, if they materialise, we’ll be lucky if we get to spot any kind of critter crawling the earth, in a decade or two. However, there wouldn’t be much sport in criticising hysterical […]

Game Over: Europe’s Great Renewables Rush Faces Armageddon

Death and taxes are certainties, so is the fact that wind and solar investment disappears just as soon the subsidies are cut. Without massive (and seemingly endless) subsidies we wouldn’t be having this conversation: there would have been no such thing as wind and solar power, on any scale, or at all. Twelve countries in […]

Busted Bugs: German Wind Turbines Demolishing 1,200 Tonnes of Insects Each Year

Giant industrial wind turbines represent an existential threat to birds, bats, bees and a veritable host of other insect species. For just about anything on the wing, their 50-60m blades represent the end of the line. And the carnage is measured in the thousands of tonnes. A few weeks back we covered some German research […]