South Australia’s ‘Deluded’ Wind Power Policy a ‘Red-Flag’ for Wind Cult Zealots & Politicians Alike

*** There is nothing quite like being right in a public forum: especially when your opponents run as a rabid pack of deluded zealots, occupying a netherworld – altogether free of both fact and consequence – driven by ideology; and devoid of common sense, logic or reason. During the week just gone, the latest whole […]

Wind Industry’s Armageddon: Wind Farm Output Collapse Leaves 110,000 South Australian Homes & Businesses Powerless

**** STT could be forgiven for being just a little smug after events unfolded last Sunday night (1 November 2015) in Australia’s “Wind Farm Capital”, South Australia. As our post – Wind Power Disaster Unfolds: SA Facing Total Blackouts, Rocketing Power Prices & Thousands More Chopped from the Grid – was being put together for […]

Germany’s Wind Power Debacle Escalates: Nation’s Grid on the Brink of Collapse

**** Calamitous Planning: German Wind Parks Overload Power Grid … “At Its Limits” … Record 50,000 Grid Interventions In May! NoTricksZone Pierre Gosselin 1 July 2015 Online German NDR public radio here wrote last week how northern Germany’s power grid had suffered a major bottleneck that led to the overload of the Flensburg-Niebüll power transmission […]

There’s Only One Problem with Claims that Wind Power ‘Kills Coal’: and that’s the Wind

**** The fact that wind power depends on the ….. ahem … wind is the biggest bugbear to eco-fascist plans for giant fan domination across the globe; and their ultimate mission to go “fossil free” – they mean abstaining from the use of “fossil fuel”, rather than ceasing to rely on T-Rex and his – […]

Why Wind Power MWs Will Never Be Equal

All megawatts are not equal By Planning Engineer 11 December 2014 Some of the Climate Etc. denizens have requested a post on the generation planning process to help them better understand cost issues surrounding the large scale addition and integration of renewable resources. The major takeaway is that differing types of generating resources bring […]

Don’t Say “We Didn’t Warn You”

**** “Risible”: provoking laughter through being ludicrous.  That’s a pretty fair summation of Australia’s so-called “wind industry” in the week just gone. It would be, except, wind power was pitched as a reliable replacement for on-demand power generation sources (like coal, hydro and gas) and a cost-effective means of reducing CO2 emissions.  Our political betters […]