Don’t Believe The Hype: Exposing Staggering Cost of Subsidised Wind & Solar ‘Transition’

There’s only one problem with the claim that wind and solar are cheap; that would be the evidence. The power pricing and supply calamity that has struck Britain and Germany, and places like California and South Australia before that, renders the “renewables are cheap” meme little more than delusional nonsense. But the unhinged and unsupported […]

Grand ‘Renewables’ Delusion: Hard Reality Keeps Smashing Wind & Solar ‘Transition’ Myth

Zealots tout Germany as the benchmark for the ‘inevitable transition’ to wind and solar, but its energy system is a complete debacle; power rationing is the new normal and prices are through the roof. Indeed, any country that got serious about subsidising wind and solar is finding itself in serious trouble. Disastrous examples such as […]

Renewable Energy Delusion: Counting Staggering Cost of Wind & Solar Obsession

The notion that we’ll soon be exclusively powered by wind and solar is an appalling delusion, but one which comes with a staggering price tag. Sure, the wind and sun are free, but attempting to rely upon chaotically generated wind and solar power is an altogether different prospect. Adding wind turbines and solar panels to […]

Big Fat Liars: Mainstream Media Deliberately Conceal True Cost of Intermittent Wind & Solar

When it comes to the true cost of wind and solar, most journalists adopt the adage about people believing big lies when they’re told the same lie, repeatedly. Every country in the world that’s committed to wind and solar has watched its power prices rocket and their grids become increasingly unreliable and unstable. Ask a […]

Court Out: Judge Finds Gas-Fired Power Better For Environment Than Wind & Solar

All care and no responsibility, the wind and solar advocate is quick to ignore every environmental downside that comes with wind turbines and solar panels. However, the Minnesota Court of Appeals wasn’t ready to accept the argument that wind and solar are as gentle on the environment as the sunshine and breezes that occasionally power […]

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 […]

Wind Turbines & Solar Panels Deliver Tiny Fraction of Their Total Capacity

There’s a yawning gulf between what wind turbines and solar panels are capable of delivering and what’s actually delivered. Sunset and calm weather will do it every time. Terms like “capacity factor” and the “Levelized Cost Of Energy” are bandied about with great scientific certitude by renewable energy rent-seekers. As to the first, wind and […]

Hide & Seek: The Staggering Cost of Offshore Wind Power Revealed

Renewable energy rent seekers and their propagandists are diligent in their efforts to hide the true costs of wind power from the punters. Their smoke and mirrors ‘accounting’ religiously ignores the cost of providing power from a meaningful source, whenever calm weather sets in. And their ‘wind power is cheapest of all’ claims always gloss […]

No Contest: Never Reliable Wind & Solar Can’t Compete with Ever Reliable Coal-Fired Power

  Renewables acolytes have been massaging the numbers for years, in an attempt to show that wind and solar power are the cheapest of all. The standard bag of tricks includes ignoring the capital cost of having every single (unreliable) megawatt of wind or solar constantly backed up by another (reliable) megawatt of coal, gas, […]

Renewable Energy Rip-Off: Paying Premium Prices For Wind Power & Getting Fossil-Fuelled Power In Return

Subsidised wind and solar is a monumental rip-off from start to finish – ‘wholesale fraud’ just about covers it, whenever power companies charge whopping premiums for what they claim is ‘green’ energy, when in fact the customer is getting electrons generated by coal, gas or nuclear power plants. Whatever the marketing pitch, there are going […]