Will Germany’s Winter Wind & Solar Power Collapse Mean the End of the ‘Energiewende’?

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STT has a ‘thing’ for the English language. In the hands of adept practitioners, our mother tongue is capable of conveying all manner of complex concepts and ideas, and doing so with verve and wit.  However, in the hands of the well-paid spin doctors and useful political idiots that run with, and run cover for, […]

Germany’s Energiewende Nightmare: Grid Collapse Looms Due to Erratic Wind & Solar

Windmill generators in Germany

*** As it goes in South Australia, so it goes in Germany: the attempt to run on sunshine and breezes has led to rocketing power prices, energy poverty and a grid on the brink of collapse. Here’s NoTricksZone on the German debacle. ‘Manager Magazin’ Reports How Renewable Electricity Is Taking Germany On A Wild Ride […]

Wind Power Sends German Power Prices Rocketing as CO2 Emissions Continue to Rise

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Germany has long been the poster-child for the wind-cult, the World over. But the way things have panned out, wind worshippers will soon need another pin-up girl. The cost of its maniacal rush into massively subsidised wind and solar to German businesses and households has been astronomical and, in the mother of all ironies, CO2 […]

Germany’s Media Wake Up the Great Wind Power Fraud

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Germany’s Media Sobering Up To The Widespread Corruption Of The ‘Energiewende’ and Wind Lobby No Tricks Zone Pierre Gosselin 7 September 2016 German flagship ARD public television recently broadcast a report on Germany’s Energiewende called: “The Battle Over Wind Turbines” Meet the Schmidt’s in northern Germany. The family, like many Germans, once welcome wind turbines and […]

German Wind Farm Backlash Begins: Bavaria’s High Court Confirms 2KM Setback Rule

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**** A couple of weeks back we ran a story on the Bavarian government’s new mandatory setback rule (10 times the height: 10-H) which, with turbines towering 200m, means a minimum distance of 2km from homes. In closely settled Bavaria that rule spells the end for hundreds of proposed projects; and, coupled with the German […]

German Wind Farm Backlash Builds: Bavaria Slams Brakes On Wind Turbine Roll-Out

Protest poster against the construction of wind turbines in Hamburg, Germany, Europe

**** Germany’s rural vistas of rolling hills, cloaked in pine, spruce, beech and oak, verdant valleys and delightful gothic homes, that fall from the pages of the Brothers Grimm, have been over-run with more than 20,000 of these things. If there was still a market for Picture Postcards, then the State of Bavaria would be […]

German Greens Turn Against Wind Power Too

Protest poster against the construction of wind turbines in Hamburg, Germany, Europe

**** German opposition to these things grows by the day. And, just like everywhere else, criminals, shysters and chancers cloak themselves in groovy ‘green’ credentials and help themselves to $billions in subsidies filched from power consumers and/or taxpayers: all for the ‘good of the planet’ –  or, perhaps, not. Corruption, lies treachery and deceit are […]