Germany Squanders $Trillions on Subsidised Wind & Solar But CO2 Emissions Barely Budge

As we are continually reminded, CO2 emissions from fossil-fuelled power generators are all set to incinerate the planet. $Trillions in subsidies have been literally thrown to the sun and the wind, purportedly to kill coal, for good. To all but the most deluded, it’s fairly apparent that utterly weather dependent wind and solar will never […]

Nuclear Retreat Leaves Wind ‘Powered’ Germany’s Power Grid on the Brink of Collapse

Act in haste, repent at your leisure. Germany’s rush to wind and solar, while shutting down what was one of Europe’s largest and most reliable nuclear power generation fleets will go down as one of the greatest economic and environmental disasters of all time. Spooked by an incident at a nuclear reactor at Fukushima, resulting […]

Wind ‘Powered’ Germans Reduced to Candles: Grid On the Brink of Collapse – 172,000 Power Outages in 2016 & Worse to Come

Wind ‘powered’ Germany, Denmark and South Australia pay the highest power prices in the world. And you’d be forgiven for thinking that a Rolls-Royce power price comes with a Rolls-Royce quality of service. Alas, South Australia continues to suffer daily blackouts, thanks to its obsession with sunshine and breezes. And Germany is no better. On […]

Germany’s ‘Green’ Dream Turns Nightmare: Merkel’s Plans for Wind Powered Future in Tatters

Dashed hopes and bitter disappointment seem all that’s left of Germany’s, hell-for-leather rush to renewables. STT keeps focusing on Germany (and South Australia) for obvious reasons: if you present yourself as a renewable energy ‘superpower’, expect your critics to have a field day when you fail. In Germany and South Australia their respective renewable energy […]

Renewables Fiasco: The Astronomical Cost of Germany’s ‘Green’ Energy Failure

Their collective reliance on the wind and/or sun for power places South Australia, Denmark and Germany at the top of the retail power price league table. Like South Australia, Germany’s grid is on the very brink of collapse. Power consumers (read ‘voters’) are furious and those in power appear powerless to undo the damage. Here’s […]

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, […]

German Wind Industry Collapse Imminent: Engineering Professor Deems ‘Energiewende’ Terminal

Germany has been held up by renewable energy zealots as the shining example of how to run on sunshine and breezes. However, like its doppelgänger down under, South Australia, eventually and inevitably, reality bites. German householders and businesses (just like those in South Australia) are being belted by rocketing power prices and – every time […]