Massive & Endless Subsidies: The Only Thing That Makes Wind Power ‘Sustainable’

Cut the subsidies and the wind industry would disappear overnight. Warren Buffett put it best: “We get a tax credit if we build a lot of wind farms. That’s the only reason to build them. They don’t make sense without the tax credit.” Precisely!! Wind power makes absolutely no sense at any level: environmental, social or […]

Cost-Effective ‘Renewable’ Energy Is Like Unobtanium: A Fictional Construct

Wind power sits comfortably alongside Alchemy and perpetual motion machines: ideas that were both superficially attractive and utterly impossible. No country has ever powered itself entirely with wind power, and no country ever will. Putting aside their unreliability and chaotic intermittency, the amount of energy and resources that go into building a single wind turbine […]

Stung: Minnesota Counts the Staggering Cost of Subsidised Wind Power

As 2017 draws to a close, with examples like Australia’s wind power capital, South Australia in mind, it takes a special brand of delusion to still believe that a country can run on sunshine and breezes. The cost of subsidised wind power is staggering, the effects on the grid chaotic. The peaceful and prosperous places […]

The True & Staggering Environmental Cost of Wind & Solar Power: Unsustainable Energy Defined

  For the uninitiated, the sight of snow white wind turbines flailing in the breeze in some green field reinforces that feel-good notion that wind power is the crème de la crème of ‘green energy’. For those in the know, whenever the term ‘green energy’ is trotted out by some starry-eyed hipster or sandal wearing […]