Wind Power is Built on Mountains of Coal & a Sea of Oil

**** The wind-worshipper rails at sites like ours, screaming – in a kind of hopeful hex – that we’re backed by BIG Oil and BIG Coal and will, accordingly, rot in hell for our temerity in challenging their infantile world view. Maybe we will bunk-up down below in the next life, but that’ll be due […]

UK’s Wind ‘Powered’ Disaster: Britain to Roll Out Thousands of Diesel Generators for 1.5GW of Wind Farm ‘Back-Up’

**** Thanks to its ludicrous wind rush, Britain is reeling with a combination of skyrocketing power prices and a grid on the brink of total collapse: Another Wind Power Collapse has Britain Scrambling to Keep its Lights On (Again) Now, in the mother of all ironies, Brits are turning to the most inefficient and costly […]

Britain’s Insanely Expensive & Utterly Pointless Wind Power Fiasco Exposed

**** When it comes to their demand for electricity, the power consumer has a couple of basic needs: when they hit the light switch they assume illumination will shortly follow and that when the kettle is kicked into gear it’ll be boiling soon thereafter. And the power consumer assumes that these – and similar actions […]

The Wind Industry’s “Fossil-Fuel-Free” Fantasy Scotched

*** At STT we love scotching wind power myths – and all the more so when it can be done with pictures: The Wind Power Fraud (in pictures): Part 1 – the South Australian Wind Farm Fiasco The Wind Power Fraud (in pictures): Part 2 – The Whole Eastern Grid Debacle The ‘arguments’ pitched up […]

The Wind Power Fraud (in pictures): Part 1 – the South Australian Wind Farm Fiasco

**** In today’s post we lay out the wind power fraud in pictures, as it’s perpetrated in, what’s referred to as, ‘Australia’s wind power capital’, South Australia (we expand the net to capture the debacle on the entire Eastern Grid – see our post here). To call the ‘performance’ of SA’s 17 wind farms (spread […]

Open Competition: What the Wind Industry Fears Most

**** Among the myriad fictions spread by the lunatics that spruik for the wind industry, is the claim that wind power is not only competitive with conventional power generation sources, it’s actually cheaper than the cheapest of them all: coal – see this ruin-economy piece for a trip to Alice’s world of make-believe. Coal-fired plant […]