Europeans Lament their Wind Power Fiasco

**** Hurrah! Windfarms produce whopping ONE PERCENT of EU energy The Register Lewis Page 27 July 2015 The colossal, hugely expensive windfarms that are spread across huge areas of Europe’s land and sea, which are projected to drive up household energy bills by more than 50 per cent in coming years, have achieved … almost […]

The Wind Power Fraud (in pictures): Part 2 – The Whole Eastern Grid Debacle

**** Yesterday, we laid out the wind power fraud in pictures, as it’s perpetrated in, what’s referred to as, ‘Australia’s wind power capital’, South Australia: The Wind Power Fraud (in pictures): Part 1 – the South Australian Wind Farm Fiasco To call the ‘performance’ of SA’s 17 wind farms (spread over a vast area of […]

Wind Industry’s Bogus CO2 Abatement Claims Smashed Again

**** Let’s assume (as STT does, for the sake of argument) that the global warming/climate change Chicken Littles are right: the sky really is falling, and it’s all CO2’s fault. Then what on Earth are we doing pouring hundreds of billions of dollars into subsidies for wind power? See our posts here and here and […]

Wind Industry’s CO2 Abatement Claims Smashed by Top Physics Professor – Dr Joseph Wheatley

**** The mandatory RET has seen the cost of around $9 billion worth of Renewable Energy Certificates added to retail power prices and recovered from all Australian power consumers. Under the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target, a further $45 to $55 billion will be transferred from power consumers to wind power outfits via the REC Tax/Subsidy […]

Spotlight Thrown on the Regressive Costs that Subsidise UK’s Failed Wind Power Policy & Hammer the Poor

**** Our data shows that climate policies aren’t working. Why does that scare our opponents? The Telegraph Dr John Constable 2 Apr 2015 The solution to climate change lies in unleashing the ingenuity of the market – not in top-down subsidies which penalise the poor to prop up inadequate technologies Since 2004, the charity I […]

A Fine Irish Take on the Great Wind Power Fraud

Five reasons why it is folly to adopt wind power as an energy source The Irish Examiner 23 January 2015 While the arguments for wind power seem straightforward and compelling, Wind power would reduce our dependency on foreign oil, wind power is clean and would allow for the shut down of dirty fossil fuel fired […]

German Wind Power’s ‘Titanic’ Debacle: Bright Future for Coal Guaranteed, as Wind Power Investors Get Fleeced

**** The Germans went into wind power harder and faster than anyone else – and the cost of doing so is catching up with a vengeance. The subsidies have been colossal, the impacts on the electricity market chaotic and – contrary to the environmental purpose of the policy – CO2 emissions are rising fast: if […]

Psst, Wanna “Save” the Planet? Then it’s Time to Go Nuclear

**** The nuclear option must be high on agenda of energy green paper The Australian Gary Johns 4 November 2014 THE Abbott government is finalising an energy green paper (not to be confused with a green energy paper). Submissions are due today. Every group is in there pitching, including nuclear engineers. China has under construction, […]