Europe’s ‘Colossal Energy Disaster’: €5.7 trillion ‘Completely Wasted’ on Wind Power ‘Wishes’

**** When the wind industry and its worshippers start chanting their mantras about the ‘wonders’ of wind, it isn’t long before they start preaching about the examples purportedly set by the Europeans; and, in particular, the Nordic nations. The latter have seen economics hit back with a vengeance; wind power investment has thoroughly collapsed: Wind […]

Europe Ditches Crazy Wind Power Targets

**** It seems the European member states are fast catching up with the insane costs of their efforts to cover every inch of their turf in giant fans. Now they want out. As Oxford don, Dieter Helm pointed out (see this post) “wind power is staggeringly expensive” and “among the most expensive ways of marginally […]

When The Party’s Over

Built on a fat pile of subsidies filched from unwitting taxpayers and power consumers – and forced on customers by Stalinist edicts so outrageous that they would’ve surprised George Orwell with their reach and audacity – wind power is all set to get the boot in Europe. But the fan scamming leeches that have grown […]

Wind Power spells “Doom” for European Economies

European Economic Stability Threatened By Renewable Energy Subsidies Forbes James Conca 20 October 2013 The stability of Europe’s electricity generation is at risk from the warped market structure caused by skyrocketing renewable energy subsidies that have swarmed across the continent over the last decade. This sentiment was echoed a week ago by the CEOs of […]

Europe: back to the Dark Ages?

**** Energy Bosses Call for End to Subsidies for Wind, Solar Power Group Includes CEOs From Eni, GDF Suez and E.ON The Wall Street Journal Géraldine Amiel 11 October 2013 BRUSSELS – Top executives of companies that provide half of Europe’s electricity production capacity on Friday called on politicians to end “distorting” subsidies for wind […]

Call to empty European renewable subsidy trough

Energy CEOs call for end to renewable subsidies with Reuters Published: 11 October 2013 The CEOs of 10 utilities companies, which together own half of Europe’s electricity generating capacity, are calling for an end to subsidies for wind and solar energy, which they say add too much power to a market already struggling with […]

Australia dodges an energy price spiral bullet

With the Coalition about to take the reins – and the line up taking control of the Senate next July even more hostile to the great wind power fraud than we could have hoped for – Australia has just dodged a bullet – an energy price spiral bullet, that is. The Coalition is all set […]

Europeans get ready to can wind power for good

The wind industry is on its last legs. Vestas have poured millions into the Australian Greens and its “let’s-invent-the facts” campaign in an effort to knock off South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon.  Although STT thinks it might have been better advised to keep its Danish Krone at home – to help stay afloat and to […]