Renewable Energy’s Dirty Dozen: 12 Reasons Why Chaotically Intermittent & Heavily Subsidised Wind & Solar Power Make No Sense

It takes a special brand of delusion to believe that the world can run on sunshine and breezes. For wind and sun worshippers, disastrous examples like South Australia – where mass blackouts and load shedding have become the new normal – require not just practiced delusion but a form of self-flagellating stoicism, as well. Oh, […]

Germany’s Renewable Energy Disaster – Part 2: Wind & Solar Deemed ‘Ecological Disasters’

Germany’s wind and solar experiment has failed: the so-called ‘Energiewende’ (energy transition) has turned into an insanely costly debacle. German power prices have rocketed; blackouts and load shedding are the norm; and its idyllic countryside has been turned into an industrial wasteland, with its forests, no exception (see above). Hundreds of billions of euros have been squandered […]

Angela’s Angst: €Billions Squandered on Wind & Solar But Germany’s CO2 Emissions Continue to Rise

The one, nay the only, ‘justification’ for the $billions squandered on subsidised wind power is ‘saving’ the planet from CO2 gas. Except, that the wind industry has never produced a shred of credible evidence that chaotic and intermittent wind power has actually reduced CO2 gas emissions, anywhere on that planet. If CO2’s your ‘poison’, wind […]

Minnesota Throws $Billions at Wind Power: But CO2 Emissions Barely Budge

‘Green’ energy fails every test Watts Up with That? John Hinderacker 18 October 2017 The sad story of Minnesota’s green energy failure is one that no doubt is being replicated around the country. And one of the ironies of green energy is that it is terrible for the environment. Liberals will tell you that Minnesota […]

Last Chance Hotel: Australia’s Energy Crisis at the Crossroads

*** Australia’s energy crisis is a self-inflicted calamity with no apparent end in sight. The PM, Malcolm Turnbull seems intent on protecting his son, Alex’s investment in Australia’s most notorious wind power outfit, Infigen (see our post here). While his gormless Energy Minister, Josh Frydenberg behaves like a punch-drunk boxer, who cannot land a punch […]

Germany’s Monumental Environmental Fail: CO2 Emissions Rise Despite €Trillions Blown on Subsidised Wind & Solar

In Germany, around €190 billion has already been burnt on renewable subsidies; currently the green energy levy costs €56 million every day. And, the level of subsidy for wind and solar sees Germans paying €20 billion a year for power that gets sold on the power exchange for around €2 billion. Energy poverty is a […]

China Counts the Staggering Cost of its Wind Power Experiment

Plenty of what Westerners know about the Middle Kingdom is more marvellous myth than solid fact. Fitting squarely within that category is the idea pedalled by wind worshippers that China is working at a furious pace to carpet itself with millions of these things. In truth, instead of squandering billions on a technology that was […]