Kaput!: German Wind Farms Set for Dismantling as Subsidies Dry Up

Claims that wind turbines run on the smell of an oily rag and last for 25 years are a proven nonsense. What wind worshippers tend to forget is that these things have a useful (that is to say ‘economic’) lifespan of around 12 years. Subsidies are what built them. Subsidies are what run them. So, […]

Renewables Work Just Fine – Provided There’s a Diesel in the Shed

A Diesel in the Shed Pickering Post Viv Forbes 14 April 2017 You can have your solar panels and your turbines on the hills; You can use the warmth of sunshine to reduce your heating bills. You can dream you’re self-sufficient as you weed your vegie bed; As long as you make sure to keep […]

Cuomo Curses New York to the Dark Ages with $360m on Subsidised Wind Power

*** In 2017, with examples like Germany, Ontario and South Australia on file, any political leader still pushing subsidised wind power on his or her people is either a certifiable lunatic or is in on it. Andrew Cuomo, the Governor of New York State simply leaves that question begging with his move to throw $360 […]

Doomed to the Dark Ages: No Solution for South Australia’s Wind Power Blackouts

When a mass blackout thrusts your State onto the international stage, as an outrageous possibility, there just could be a little something wrong with your energy policy. Here’s the view from the USA. Australia Has Serious Problems With Green Energy Triggering Blackouts The Daily Caller Andrew Follett 23 November 2016 South Australia is still struggling […]

Ontario’s Eco-Fascists’ ‘Kill Coal’ Agenda Kills Ontario Instead: Now ‘Everything Costs More’

Ontario’s energy policy is in tatters; power prices have crushed business and the roll out of thousands of these things has wrecked the lives and livelihoods of thousands, in what were once peaceful and prosperous farming communities. In short, Kathleen Wynne & Co have dug an enormous hole from which there may be no escape. […]

Wind Power in Africa is ‘Callous, Immoral Eco-Manslaughter’

Powering Countries, Empowering People: A Case Study Master Resource Paul Driessen 20 September 2016 For 16 years, in a scene out of pre-industrial America, Thabo Molubi and his partner made furniture in South Africa’s outback, known locally as the “veld.” Lacking even a stream to turn a water wheel and machinery, they depended solely on […]

Irish Eyes Ain’t Smiling: Wind Power Push Sends Power Prices Into Orbit

The political lunatics in charge of Ireland’s wind powered energy debacle are about to reap the reality of what they have sown. Despite all that puff and guff about wind power being free, and getting cheaper all the time, the Irish have just been told that the Public Service Obligation (a levy tacked on power bills […]