Germany Curbs Chaotic Wind Power Output to Prevent Total Grid Collapse

Germany Aims To “Throttle” Wind Energy To Avert Grid Overloading …Branch In Uncertainty No Tricks Zone Pierre Gosselin 23 November 2016 Germany’s national business daily Wirtschaftswoche here reports that the country’s Economic Minister/Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel aims implement a plan that will throttle the expansion of north Germany’s onshore wind parks — due to the […]

Subsidised Wind & Solar Power Wrecking California’s Power Grid

While it’s probably little consolation to South Australians, now well-accustomed to routine load-shedding and Statewide blackouts, every-time wind power output collapses on a total and totally unpredictable basis, the Golden State, California is in the same boat. These Off-The-Books Government Regs Are Propping Up Wind And Solar Daily Caller Andrew Follett Off-the-books government regulations heavily […]

Base-Load Matters: America Waking Up to its Wind Power Fantasy

For a populous detached from the realities of power generation (or similarly detached from reality, in general) the concept of running on ‘free’ breezes and sunbeams has an almost natural attraction. In much the same way that infants fixate on the colourful, the shiny and the new. But, most infants tend to eventually grow up: […]

Wind & Solar Power can NEVER Replace Conventional Power Generation

**** The death of the wind industry didn’t come about because BIG Coal felt ‘threatened‘ and set out in some kind of John Grisham conspiracy to wreck it by fair means or foul. No. What kills it is the fact that a growing band of ‘eco-travellers’ – of the kind who once placed their faith […]

MIT Study Shows Wind Power Can NEVER Compete with Conventional Sources

In their sillier moments, the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers pitch the line that their pointless product is not only getting cheaper all the time, but go so far as to claim that wind power is already cheaper than gas and coal-fired power. Risible PR antics aside, the wind industry has always had a […]