Germany’s Renewable Energy Disaster – Part 1: Wind & Solar Deemed ‘Technological Failures’

Germany’s wind and solar experiment has failed: the so-called ‘Energiewende’ (energy transition) has turned into an insanely costly debacle. German power prices have rocketed; blackouts and load shedding are the norm; and idyllic rural communities are now industrial wastelands (see above). Hundreds of billions of euros have been squandered on subsidies to wind and solar, […]

RE Regrets: Germany Laments its ‘Transition’ to Wind & Solar

When it comes to wind and solar, no country went harder or faster than Germany. As they say though, act in haste, repent at your leisure. A grid on the brink of collapse and rocketing power prices is all that Germans have to show for their obsession about powering themselves with daily sunshine and occasional […]

Fool’s Paradise: Germany’s Renewable Policy an Economic & Environmental Disaster

  Germany has long been held up as the poster child for wind and solar power, but the picture is now more tragedy, than triumph. In Germany, around €130 billion has already been burnt on renewable subsidies; currently the green energy levy costs power consumers €56 million every day. And, the level of subsidy for […]

‘Transition’ to Wind & Solar Sends German Power Prices Into Orbit: 328,000 Families Chopped from Grid

A deluded band of eco-Nazis keep telling us that rocketing power prices and unstable grids are just minor ‘teething problems’ on our way to an inevitable ‘transition’ to a brave new world run entirely on sunshine and breezes. The trouble is that with every turn of this Blue Planet the inevitable consequences of their obsession […]

Germany’s Wind & Solar Power FAIL: Top Economist Declares Energiewende “Delusional”

Wherever in the world governments have shackled their energy policies to nature’s ‘wonder fuels’, the sun and wind, it doesn’t take long for their constituents to enter a state of mortified panic as they recognise that their economic futures have been sacrificed to an obsessive cult-like ideology. Because so much money was in the offing […]

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 […]

Germany’s Energiewende ‘Blown’ Away: Mutti Merkel’s Mauling Threatens Doom for Subsidised Wind & Solar

  Germany’s love affair with wind turbines and solar panels has clearly turned sour. During the winter just gone, with a total collapse in wind and solar power  output, Germany had to scramble to keep its lights on using coal-fired power plants, resurrected to deal with a grid on the brink of collapse and nuclear power imported […]