Zero Return: Intermittent Wind & Solar Devour More Energy Than They Can Ever Return

Sunset and calm weather have been with us since the dawn of time; wind and solar power have existed for barely a generation, and only as a result of massive subsidies. The notion that modern economies can operate around the vagaries of the weather and time of day is, of course, patent nonsense. The factory […]

Wind Power: the Wick Just Ain’t Worth the Candle: Energy Return vs Energy Invested Explained

In most scenarios involving the sane, equipped with cool, analytical heads, the economic choices we make (and the policies that surround, support or reflect them) are driven by a simple equation: that the economic cost should be outweighed by the benefits on offer. In less than a figurative heartbeat, energy policy has been hijacked by […]