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 Unhinged Unleashed: St Louis, Missouri Decrees City to Go 100% Renewable

The wild and wonderful claims about wind and solar power need to be taken with a liberal dose of pixie dust. The long-suffering power consumers of Australia’s wind power capital, South Australia have been told for more than a decade that wind power is free, and getting cheaper all the time. And yet, they suffer […]

Brits Squander £360 million Paying Wind Power Outfits to NOT Produce Power

Britain is suffering from the same diabolical wind turbine syndrome that wrecked South Australia, Germany, Spain and the like. However, with construction of the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant now underway, it seems that the Brits have finally worked out that you cannot hope to run an economy on wintery bluster and summer breezes. The […]

Wind & Sun Undone: 100% Renewables Claims Complete Fantasy

In their sillier moments, wind and sun worshippers claim that, if only fossil fuel guzzling, climate-deniers would get out of their way, nature’s ‘wonder fuels’ could provide 100% of everybody’s energy needs, now and until kingdom come. However, in the global scheme of things, the contribution from wind and solar power barely registers, and amounts […]

Why Wind Power is the Greatest Economic & Environmental Fraud in History

When called upon the think of certainties, gravity springs to mind (at least on earth). Although, for the wind industry it does tend to deliver harsh results – see above, yet another fatal collapse, this time in Lincoln, Nebraska. Another certainty, is that once people tackle the facts, they turn against wind power with a […]

PM’s Reliable Power Play Spells Disaster for Unreliable & Intermittent Wind Power

  Politics is a cruel caper, at the best of times. And, in Australia, power politics is merciless. A decade and-a-half of government intervention in the power market has left Australia with the highest power prices in the world and a grid on the brink of collapse. The disaster is largely down to distortions caused by […]

Wind Power: The Mother of All Taxpayer Subsidised Scams

STT has likened it to the great corporate Ponzi schemes, pointing out, just once or twice, that the wind industry is little more than the most recent and elaborate effort to fleece gullible investors, in a list that dates back to “corporate investment classics”, like the South-Sea Bubble and Dutch tulip mania. In the wind […]