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, […]

Cleaning Up After the Wind Power Fraud is Done: Local Governments Demanding $Millions from Developers Upfront

**** Among the sillier claims made by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers is that these things will run on the smell of an oily rag, for a quarter-of-a-century without needing so much as a shifting spanner. The rather expensive truth is that, when they’re not bursting into flames, throwing their 10 tonne blades […]

The Staggering Cost of Cleaning Up the Mess When the Wind Power Fiasco Ends

**** When the wind industry fiasco inevitable grinds to a halt sometime in the next decade, those that entertained it – be it dimwitted farmers or local governments – are going to be left with a monumental clean up bill. Hence the move in Britain to force (deliberately worthless) wind power outfits to set aside […]

Brits to Force £2 Wind Power Outfits to Hold £Millions in Reserve to Pay Damages to Victims & for Decommissioning

*** In a stunningly brilliant legislative move, David Davis MP recently introduced a Bill in UK’s Parliament which will allow Britons to enforce judgments against wind power outfits; and which will ensure the removal of these things when they grind to an inevitable halt within the next decade or so – whether because the massive […]

Wind Turbines: lucky to last 10 Years

**** Dr Gordon Hughes is a Professor of Economics at the University of Edinburgh and a while back produced this cracking study which destroyed yet another wind industry myth about the longevity of their giant fans: windfarm peformance UK hughes.19.12.12. Instead of the much touted 25 years, the output from modern turbines starts to drop […]

You can fill your boots with Wind Weasel “Manure”

“Futureye” calls it “billable units”; Nick Valentine aka “Frank Bestic” calls wallowing in it “a great day at the office”; but those whose boots are covered in it on a daily basis, call it for what it is: “wind industry bullshit”. Our Canadian cousins – renowned for their politeness and good manners – call it […]

Hawaii Five-O

Here’s the Huffington Post’s take on the latest wind weasel shenanigans in Hawaii. STT thinks it sounds like a job for Steve McGarrett and his faithful side-kick, Danny “Danno” Williams. How Renewable Portfolio Standards Can Subvert Your Economy Huffington Post Hawaii Sally Kaye 10 September 2013 A strange thing happened on our way to a […]