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

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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

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 […]

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

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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

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 […]

Germany’s Wind Power Disaster: the Perfect Lesson on How to Simultaneously Wreck an Economy & the Environment

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The Germans went into wind power harder and faster than anyone else – and the cost of doing so is catching up with a vengeance. The subsidies have been colossal, the impacts on the electricity market chaotic and – contrary to the environmental purpose of the policy – CO2 emissions are rising fast: if “saving” […]

The Wind Industry’s Jobs Bonanza Myth Smashed, Again

British musicians Miss Dynamite and Charlie Simpson join unemployed young people at a job centre

*** One “justification” put up by the wind industry and its parasites for the social and economic chaos caused by spiralling power costs, community division and outrage – is the laboured-claim that investment in wind power would create a “new” economy, with millions of groovy “green” jobs for all. No better case study to debunk […]

Germany’s Wind Power Surges Plunge Their Neighbours Into Darkness

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**** The economics of Germany’s “Energiewende” are so bizarre, that you’d think it had been put together by the GDR’s ‘brains trust’, before the Berlin Wall took its tumble in 1989. In Germany, around €100 billion has already been burnt on renewable subsidies; currently the green energy levy costs €56 million every day. And, the […]