Environmental Disaster: Wind Turbines Continually Catch Fire, Throw Blades & Collapse

California’s wind power proponents promised a clean, green future – instead, they’ve delivered a wholesale environmental disaster. In the desert surrounding Ocotillo, locals have been putting up with wind turbines self-immolating, throwing their blades in all directions, leaking and spraying oil and collapsing to the desert floor, for years now (see our post here). Here’s […]

Solar Power Scam Revealed: Why Renewables Can Only Survive With Massive Subsidies

There is no market for power that cannot be delivered on demand. Which is why, in the absence of subsidies, there wouldn’t be a solar panel or wind turbine in sight. Sure, there are remote locations where a solar panel hooked up to a system of batteries and diesel generators make perfect economic sense. Here […]

DIY Light & Power: Home Generator Sales Soar, Thanks to America’s Wind & Solar Rush

People want power whenever they need it, not when the wind is blowing just right or the sun’s at its zenith in a cloudless sky. Any country that has added any significant wind and/or solar capacity to its grid is suffering increasing grid instability, load shedding aka ‘demand management’ (aka planned blackouts/brownouts) and mass blackouts. […]

Offshore Offside: Lawyers Line Up to Smash Atlantic Coast Wind Power Projects

Big-spending Joe Biden wants to squander untold $billions of taxpayer’s hard-earned on wind power, including thousands of turbines to be planted across the pristine and productive fisheries situated off the New England and mid-Atlantic coasts. Fishermen are, quite rightly, already up in arms, determined to prevent the mindless destruction of the marine environment and, with […]

Another One Bites the Dust: 200 Tonne Wind Turbines Continually Beaten By Gravity

Throwing their 12-20 tonne blades to the four winds, spontaneously combusting and collapsing in catastrophic fashion is what wind turbines do best; these things appear to be in a constant battle with gravity. Remember, this is the power source that promises a clean, ‘green’ future! And that rural communities just can’t wait have hundreds of these things […]

Daily Disaster: Blackouts Only Reward For California’s Wind & Solar Nightmare

If insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting different results, then California’s a clear candidate for the asylum. Over the last 20 years, its maniacal wind and solar obsession has cost Californians dearly: they suffer America’s highest power prices and, when the mercury soars, are lucky to get any power, at all. Energy […]

The Hidden Victims of ‘Green’ Virtue Signalling: Renewable Energy Costs Crushing Working Poor

Subsidised wind and solar is a playground for the vain, rich and cynical, and its victims are always on the wrong side of the tracks; unseen and unheard. Energy poverty is now an entrenched feature of first-world economies wherever wind and solar play any prominence in power systems. And it’s not simply the fact that […]

Grand RE Scam Revealed: What Subsidised Wind & Solar Power Is Really Costing You

Wind and solar scammers don’t want you to know what’s causing your rocketing power bills, and those profiting from endless wind and solar subsidies want to keep it that way. There are a raft of direct and indirect subsidies to wind and solar, which the vaguely interested are able to soon identify. However, it’s the […]

No Serious Contest: Never-Reliable Wind Power Simply Can’t Beat Ever-Reliable Coal-Fired Power

Any country serious about its energy future soon gets serious about coal-fired power. China, India, Indonesia, Japan and Vietnam are in the process of building 600 new coal-fired power plants, between them, adding to a fleet of hundreds of plants which have been operating for generations. And there’s a reason: coal-fired power is reliable and […]

Utterly Shameless: Solar Plant Operators Rip-Up & Desecrate Hundreds of American War Graves

Land-hungry, diffuse, intermittent and wholly sunshine-dependent large-scale solar generators exist for one reason: massive subsidies. Devouring whole tracts of countryside, often from horizon to horizon, to produce a trickle of electricity for no more than six hours a day (in the US the average capacity factor for solar is 24.7%), is bad enough. But the […]