German Study Proves Its Combined Wind & Solar Capacity Must be 100% Backed by Coal/Gas/Nuclear 100% of the Time

  Amongst wind and sun worshippers, Germany is held in a kind of reverent awe. However, like everything held dear by the renewables cult, the ideal and the real are worlds apart. For years we were told that if you kept spearing wind turbines into the countryside and spread them far and wide, we could […]

Subsidised Wind & Solar Set to Quadruple German Power Prices

In Europe wind powered Denmark and Germany are vying for top spot on the insane power price ladder. The world over, businesses and households are fast waking up to the fact that the wind industry line about wind power being ‘free’ and getting cheaper all the time is among the greatest lies ever told. Sure, […]

Coal Power Prevents Thousands of Germans from Freezing as Wind & Solar Output Plummets

A couple of weeks back 90,000 South Australian families found themselves powerless and boiling in a heat wave when its 1,576 MW of wind power capacity started the day producing more than 1,000 MW, but which later collapsed suddenly to a trifling 70 MW, sending the grid into meltdown. Meanwhile in Germany, it was a […]

Political Storm Erupts: Hostile Germans Turn on Ugly, Costly & Ineffective Wind Power

Held up as the wind cult’s poster girl, Germany went hard and fast, spearing tens of thousands of these things all over its, once cherished and pristine, landscape. 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, […]

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

*** 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 […]

Germany’s ‘Energiewende’ Close to Kaput: Wind Power Fails to Deliver

More Headaches Than Power: Germany’s Wind Energy Fails To Deliver! “Energiewende Finished?” No Tricks Zone Pierre Gosselin 18 September 2016 The greatest obstacle to wind energy is its unreliable, weather-dependent supply. If the wind stops blowing, then it’s lights out! Yet, proponents often claim the solution is offshore, for example out in the tempestuous North […]

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

**** 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 […]