RE Rent Seekers Become Virus Victims: Wind & Solar Investment Collapses Post-Pandemic

Desperate times, call for desperate measures and there’s no group more desperate than the wind and solar ‘industries’. With the global economy in meltdown – thanks to crippling and seemingly interminable coronavirus lockdowns – investment in the unreliables has plummeted. In the USA, the wind and solar sector lost 106,000 jobs in March, with many […]

Heaven Help Us: Push For More Subsidised & Intermittent Wind & Solar Adds to COVID-19 Chaos

The coronavirus has delivered a global recession, now RE rent seekers want to deliver a truly Great Depression, with desperate calls for even more subsidies for chaotically intermittent wind and solar. Since Britain launched into its wind power obsession in 2002, retail power prices have more than doubled. Which tends to run against the mantra […]

Virus Victims: Government’s COVID-19 Response Spells Doom For Wind & Solar Subsidies

  The wind and solar ‘industries’ are in meltdown, as Governments throw $billions at the unemployed, workers and businesses in their responses to their COVID-19 shutdowns. It seems like only yesterday when renewable energy rent seekers were able to tap into an endless stream of taxpayer subsidies, government backed fixed-price contracts, soft loans, mandates and […]

Doomsday Fatigue: Corona-Mania Leaves Climate Change Hysteria For Dead

COVID-19 has spread its share of misery, made all the worse by the doomsday cult that cry ‘apocalypse’ at every challenge humanity faces. This is the same class of character who, barely weeks ago, were dressing up like goblins and gluing themselves to the roads in order to save us from, you guessed it, the […]

Never Ending Story: Wind Industry Delivers Part-Time Power But Demands Perpetual Subsidies

The wind and solar industries face an existential threat, with governments throwing every available resource at resuscitating their economies, instead of pandering to the renewable energy sector. The Draconian measures adopted to prevent the spread of COVID-19 mean that governments have a choice. Throw taxpayer’s dollars at filthy rich wind and solar power outfits (which […]

Money For Jam: Intermittent & Unreliable Wind & Solar The Greatest Subsidy Scam In History

The so-called wind and solar ‘industries’ were built on lies, myths and propaganda and run on subsidies. As wind power ‘investor’ Warren Buffett put it: “We get a tax credit if we build a lot of wind farms. That’s the only reason to build them. They don’t make sense without the tax credit.” Buffett might […]

Shredded: After 30 Years Wind & Solar ‘Industries’ Still Can’t Compete With Nuclear, Coal or Gas

Back in 1983 the American Wind Industry Association claimed that solar and wind would be “competitive and self-supporting on a national level by the end of the decade if assisted by tax credits and augmented by federally sponsored R&D”. That was 36 years ago. And there was no lack of assistance in the form of […]

Canadian Club: Wind Industry Furious: Ontario Rips Up 750 Wind Power Contracts

Proving, yet again, that without punitive mandates, ludicrous targets and massive subsidies the wind industry would disappear in a heartbeat, the decision to cancel hundreds of government contracts with wind power developers in Ontario has left rent seekers furious, and wondering where their next meal might come from? Ontario’s Premier Doug Ford couldn’t conceal his […]

It’s-A-Knockout: European Wind Industry’s Total Collapse: Firms Bankrupt & Thousands Sacked

The wholesale collapse of Europe’s wind industry suggests that so-called ‘sustainable’ energy ain’t so sustainable, after all. Big turbine manufacturers are sacking workers in droves, watching their share prices plummet and pulling out all stops to stave off bankruptcy. Accumulating hundreds of €millions in losses, turbine maker Senvion entered into self-administered bankruptcy/liquidation in April. Danish […]

Green Jobs Mirage: Europe’s Biggest Wind Turbine Maker Sacks Hundreds of Workers as Subsidies Slashed

So-called ‘green’ jobs are a case of easy come, easy go. The wind and solar ‘industries’ that gave birth to those jobs simply can’t survive without massive and endless subsidies, which means their days are numbered. With the axe being taken to subsidies across the globe, their ultimate demise is a matter of when, not […]