Fatal Attraction: Transport & Construction Workers Add to Wind Industry’s Mounting Death Toll

Claims that 300 tonne wind turbines are safe as houses fall hollow with each self-immolation, total collapse and ‘component liberation’ event. Far from being safe, clean and green, this is an industry that has already killed 200 people. By way of comparison, the French get 75-85% of their power from nuclear plants and haven’t suffered so much […]

Out of Sight: What to Do With Germany’s 1.35 Million Tonnes of Toxic Wind Turbine Blades?

The rush to an all wind and sun powered future has left Germans sensing the kind of regret that comes with youthful exuberance – something about acting in haste and repenting at leisure springs to mind. Having carpeted Deutschland with more than 30,000 of these things over the last 20 years, many of them are […]

Turbines Tumble: Another 230 Metre, 300 Tonne Whirling Wonder Bites the Dust

Throwing their blades to the four winds, spontaneously combusting and collapsing in catastrophic fashion is what wind turbines do best. 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 speared into their backyards. Except, of course, if those backyards belong to former Greens leaders, like Dr […]

Want Safe, Reliable & Affordable Electricity? Then Start Thinking Nuclear, Right Now

The French get 70-80% of their power from nuclear plants and haven’t suffered so much as a scratch since they started in 1962. By contrast, the wind industry (which really only got off the ground in the late 1990s and still generates a trifling amount of electricity) has clocked up around 200 fatalities, (eg, see above) […]

New Green Deal Turns Sour: Counting Colossal Environmental Cost of Wind & Solar Obsession

  The true environmental and social cost of intermittent wind and solar is simply staggering. Millions of solar panels are already being dumped in landfill, and millions of nonrecyclable wind turbine blades are joining them; altogether creating a toxic legacy the generation who blindly championed so-called ‘green’ energy. A few posts back we carried a […]

How Long Do Wind Turbines Last? 10 Years or Until The Subsidies Run Out (Whichever Occurs First)

Wind power outfits still claim their turbines run on the smell of an oily rag and last for 25 years or more, needing little more than a hug from time to time. However, the operations and maintenance cost of these things, as reported by Australia’s Infigen, is around $25 per MWh (hardly the zero marginal […]

Toxic Truth: Millions Of Solar Panels & Wind Turbine Blades Destined For Landfills

The so-called wind and solar ‘industries’ are barely out of nappies, and yet they’re already responsible for a smorgasbord of toxic waste. The magnets in wind turbine generators are made from neodymium and dysprosium, rare earth minerals mined almost exclusively in China, which controls 95 percent of the world’s supply of rare earth minerals. The […]

Setting It Straight: Nuclear Power Sets the Gold Standard For Safe & Reliable Power Generation

The French get 85% of their power from nuclear plants and haven’t suffered so much as a scratch since they started in 1962. By contrast, the wind industry (which really only got off the ground in the late 1990s and still generates a trifling amount of electricity) has clocked up around 190 fatalities, so far (eg, […]

Turbine Terror: Truckers Face Life & Death Transporting Giant 60m Wind Turbine Blades

With wind turbine blades pushing 60 metres (197 feet) and weighing in at up to 20 tonnes, those that transport them for a living are dicing with death, on a daily basis. So far, the wind industry has clocked up 195 fatalities: 122 were wind industry and direct support workers (divers, construction, maintenance, engineers, etc), […]

Off Radar: Weathermen Wild As Interference From Wind Turbines Wrecks Their Radar Signals

Giant industrial wind turbines with their 60m blade’s tips clocking 350 kph play havoc with radar systems, giving false images and distorting real ones. The result is unnecessary danger for pilots dependent upon accurate weather reports, essential for safe takeoffs and landings. In a number of States, the US military has obtained legislation to prevent […]