Perpetual Infants: $100 Billion in Taxpayer Subsidies and US Wind & Solar ‘Industries’ Still Want More

Three decades ago, wind and solar were treated as industrial ‘infants’, deserving of subsidies and support, on the premise that they’d be on their feet, in no time. Well, after 30 years and plenty of talk about being ‘competitive’ with coal, gas and nuclear, they’re still being treated like untamable toddlers. And, just like bawling […]

New Nowhere Land: Australia’s Energy Crisis Deepens With Renewed Renewables Push

Australia’s embattled power consumers thought they were about to get a break, then their PM decided to throw another billion dollars in subsidies to wind and solar. And it’s not like taxpayers and power consumers weren’t already on the hook. The Federal government’s Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET) is costing all Australian power consumers over […]

Forgotten People: New Wind & Solar Slush Fund Shows PM’s Contempt for Quiet Australians

  The great unwashed in Australia’s suburbs and regions worked out long ago that heavily subsidised and chaotically intermittent wind and solar represent a problem, rather than a solution. Watching their power prices go through the roof, with much worse to come, the ambitious working classes were clearly none too keen on suffering more of […]

Brits Belted: UK’s Subsidised Wind Power Obsession Leaves 3,000,000 Households Suffering Energy Poverty

Millions of British households face another bitter winter, unable to meet their rocketing power bills. An obsession with chaotically intermittent wind power (both off and onshore) has sent power prices spiralling. And, adding to the misery, the annual cost of renewable energy subsidies, Feed in Tariffs, fixed contract prices for wind and solar etc to […]

High Energy Fusion: New Age Nuclear Promises Real Clean Energy Future

The chaotic intermittency of daylight-dependent solar and weather-dependent wind mean neither amount to meaningful power sources; not now, not ever. Electricity that can’t be delivered as and when it’s needed has no natural commercial value; the only reason we’re talking about this pathetic pair at all, is the subsidies that brought them into existence. Once […]

Power Drain: Risible Reliance on Intermittent Wind & Solar Means Summer Blackouts Beckon

  Subsidised into existence, intermittent wind and solar now pose existential threats to Australia’s once reliable power supply, this summer and beyond. No industrialised country has ever run itself on sunshine and breezes; no country serious about maintaining first world living standards, ever will. So just how Australia’s energy boffins still cling to the notion […]

Die Already: When Will the Wind and Solar ‘Industries’ Finally Collapse?

The wind and solar ‘industries’ are a pair that can’t survive without massive and endless subsidies, which means their days are numbered. Their ultimate demise is a matter of when, not if. The wind back in subsidies across Europe has all but destroyed the wind industry: in Germany this year a trifling 60 onshore wind turbines […]