All at Sea – Forget Wind Industry Spin: Offshore Wind Costs are Not Falling, They’re Staggering

Over the last year or so, the Australian wind industry, its parasites and spruikers have pointed to a number of proposals to spear mega-windmills offshore and out in the briny blue, including one monstrous boondoggle pitched for the waters off of the Victorian coast. These pie-in-the-sky plans are accompanied with the usual guff about wind power being […]

Why Governments Refuse to Admit the True & Staggering Cost of Subsidised Wind & Solar

If the true and staggering cost of subsidised wind and solar power were public knowledge, there would be public outrage. For more than a decade the wind industry and its political enablers have trotted out mythical figures, all based on fanciful modelling, claiming that the total cost of renewable power to consumers is less than […]

Government Mandated Theft: The Great Scottish Wind Power Racket Unwrapped

Dr John Constable is Director of the Renewable Energy Foundation. Matt Ridley is a journalist and author. In this well-crafted piece they pair up to unwrap the greatest State sponsored fraud in history; this time as it’s playing out in Scotland. The Scottish wind-power racket CAPX John Constable and Matt Ridley 10 August 2017 Imagine […]

The Monstrous ‘Ethics’ of the Wind Industry’s Acoustic Consultants

The acoustic consultants who have made $millions from writing utterly irrelevant noise ‘rules’ and defending them in front of planning courts and panels will never be accused of acting ethically. Their clients demand compliance reports that are made-to-measure, and they are happy to oblige, by either causing data to disappear or simply changing the numbers […]

Trawlermen vs Turbines: Offshore Wind Farms Putting Scottish Fishermen Out of Business

Celebrated in the BBC reality TV series, ‘Trawlermen’ the men that brave the waves in search of the seafood that graces British dining tables, restaurants and fish and chip shops risk life and limb to bring the catch home. Ruthlessly competitive, British fishermen not only have to contend with mountainous seas and other Trawlermen, now […]

How ‘Green’ is Wind Power: Offshore Wind Farms Killing Whales

*** Energy generation systems of all descriptions take their toll, but only one of them claims moral superiority over all others. That increasingly tenuous claim rests on the ‘we’re saving the planet’ mantra – chanted by the wind cult around the Globe. Not for the first time, and not for the last time, wind turbine noise […]

Scotland Squanders ₤Billions on Subsidised Wind & Gets Stone Age Power in Return

*** A decade or so from now, when thousands of wind turbines are quietly rusting in some dimwit’s back paddock, the next generation will rightly ask why states and whole nations squandered $billions on a wholly weather dependent power source, abandoned centuries ago for pretty obvious reasons? Eventually, the spotlight will turn on the political […]