Doomed & Desperate: UK Wind Industry Attempts to Engineer Backdoor Subsidies

David Cameron’s Conservatives strode to outright power on the back of a ‘crystal clear’ manifesto to cut subsidies to wind power and to give locals the right to veto wind farm projects at the planning stage. But, in a ‘never-say-die’ last ditch attempt to obtain ‘backdoor’ access to the perpetual subsidies that are the only […]

David Cameron Terminates UK’s Wind Industry: Subsidies to be Completely Scrapped

**** David Cameron won an election promising to scrap wind power subsidies; and plans to follow through – with terminal results for the wind industry in Britain. UK Pledges To Ax Green Energy Subsidies Daily Caller Andrew Follett 15 October 2015 The United Kingdom is pledging to end all green energy subsidies by the mid-2020s. “By […]

Brits Crush Plans for Huge Offshore Wind Power Disaster

Navitus Bay wind farm refused permission by government BBC News 11 September 2015 A proposed wind farm off the south coast of England has been refused consent by the government. Developers behind the Navitus Bay project – for up to 121 turbines off Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight – say it would have […]

The Wind Industry: Always and Everywhere the Result of Massive & Endless Subsidies (Part 2)

 **** In yesterday’s post – The Wind Industry: Always and Everywhere the Result of Massive & Endless Subsidies (Part 1) – we covered the fact that the Australian wind industry exists – and ONLY exists – for one single purpose: to wallow in a subsidy stream which will hit $3 billion annually in 2019; and […]

Deliverance for Brits: David Cameron Empties Subsidy Trough & 250 Wind Farms Get Scrapped

**** The wind industry isn’t powered by wind; it’s fuelled by massive and endless subsidies. If ever that proposition needed support, then events in the UK since David Cameron’s election win provide plenty. 250 onshore windfarms will be scrapped as taxpayer subsidies are axed Daily Express John Ingham 22 June 2015 LARGE swathes of the […]

David Cameron: the Shropshire Wind Farm Slasher

**** Plans to build wind farms in Shropshire and Mid Wales ‘dead in the water’ Shropshire Star 8 June 2015 Plans to build wind farms and pylons across Shropshire and Mid Wales are “dead in the water” after Prime Minister David Cameron ruled out future subsidies. Montgomeryshire MP Glyn Davies said today he was confident […]

Doomed UK Wind Power Outfits Reduced to Idle Legal Threats

**** The Guardian (both in its home territory, the UK and in its doppelganger Australian version) is the ecofacists’ megaphone – and is duly lapped up with relish by the intellectual pygmies of the hard-‘green’-left or – as James Delingpole aptly dubbed them; “greentards”. Both here and in the UK, The Guardian has been the […]