Wind Industry Lies About Falling Costs Backfire: MPs Demand End to Subsidies for Wind Power

The moral of the story of ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’ isn’t don’t lie, it’s don’t tell the same lie twice. Renewables rent-seekers continue to stick with the same grab bag of lies, myths and furphies, despite mountains of evidence revealing their marketing pitch is just so much polished propaganda. South Australia (Australia’s so-called ‘wind […]

The Sum of All Costs: Counting the True Costs of Intermittent Wind & Solar Power

Researchers have been underestimating the cost of wind and solar Our Finite World Gail Tverberg 22 July 2017 How should electricity from wind turbines and solar panels be evaluated? Should it be evaluated as if these devices are stand-alone devices? Or do these devices provide electricity that is of such low quality, because of its intermittency […]

Wind & Solar Power 2.5 to 5 Times More Expensive than Coal & Nuclear

Power costs matter. The wind industry keeps telling us that their product is ‘free’, and getting cheaper all the time. Trouble is, that the facts tend to differ. In the table above, in nuclear powered France, power consumers pay half the cost for power than those suffering along in wind powered Denmark. Maybe it’s got […]

Why Intermittent Wind Power Can Never Match Power Dispatched On Demand

**** There are 3 electricity essentials – that the power source and its delivery to homes and businesses be: 1) reliable; 2) secure; and 3) affordable. Which means that wind power – a wholly weather dependent power source, that can’t be stored and costs 3-4 times the cost of conventional power – scores NIL on […]

Why Squander $Billions on Wind Power? If CO2 is the Threat, Nukes is the Answer

  How to squander ₤4 billion of other peoples’ money. **** If policy is driven by petulant, infantile ideology, instead of cool-headed economics, the result is, without exception, an unmitigated disaster. Here’s a nice little wrap-up based on the latter policy approach, that unpicks the falsehoods of the former. (Guaranteed) power to the people Scientific […]

Cost of Wind Power Outstrips Coal, Gas, Hydro & Nukes by a Country Mile

Wind worshippers continue to make wild claims about wind power already being “free” – and, apparently, getting cheaper all the time. Although, it appears that ‘selling’ a product with no commercial value (apart from the massive subsidies it attracts) is an unwinnable battle. Even the merest mention of a cut to subsidies has the wind […]

US Wind Power Spruikers – AWEA – Caught Lying About Wind Power Costs

**** The wind industry was built on lies, half-truths and critical omissions – and it prays on misconception, ignorance and downright stupidity. The standard tactics are to go on the offensive, with well-oiled spin from the wind industry’s “play-book”. However, as time marches on, the myths and lies are being called for what they are. […]