How Germany’s Renewable Energy Obsession Led to Rocketing Power Prices & Daily Blackouts

Germany’s obsession with sunshine and breezes, has cost it dearly: rocketing power prices and routine blackouts are now dished up daily in Deutschland. However, you’d never know it, if it was down to the mainstream media here. Germany has been long the poster child for renewables zealots in Australia, who keep telling us that the […]

Nuclear Retreat Leaves Wind ‘Powered’ Germany’s Power Grid on the Brink of Collapse

Act in haste, repent at your leisure. Germany’s rush to wind and solar, while shutting down what was one of Europe’s largest and most reliable nuclear power generation fleets will go down as one of the greatest economic and environmental disasters of all time. Spooked by an incident at a nuclear reactor at Fukushima, resulting […]

Germany’s ‘Green’ Dream Turns Nightmare: Merkel’s Plans for Wind Powered Future in Tatters

Dashed hopes and bitter disappointment seem all that’s left of Germany’s, hell-for-leather rush to renewables. STT keeps focusing on Germany (and South Australia) for obvious reasons: if you present yourself as a renewable energy ‘superpower’, expect your critics to have a field day when you fail. In Germany and South Australia their respective renewable energy […]

Germany’s Wind & Solar Obsession Pushes Power Grid to Brink of Total Collapse

If you’re looking for examples on how to deliberately destroy an economy, look no further than renewables obsessed Germany and its equally deranged doppelgänger Downunder, South Australia: both are attempting to run on sunshine and breezes; both suffer rocketing power prices; and both now have grids on the brink of collapse. South Australia has become […]

German Wind Industry Collapse Imminent: Engineering Professor Deems ‘Energiewende’ Terminal

Germany has been held up by renewable energy zealots as the shining example of how to run on sunshine and breezes. However, like its doppelgänger down under, South Australia, eventually and inevitably, reality bites. German householders and businesses (just like those in South Australia) are being belted by rocketing power prices and – every time […]

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 […]

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

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, […]