Trump’s War on Wind Power: Access to Cheap & Reliable Power an Economic Fundamental

If the election of Donald Trump holds any lesson at all, it’s that energy costs and the security of its supply determine the economic and social health of any Nation, and ignoring that fact – by zealously pushing policies to the contrary – will end in tears for those foolish and arrogant enough to believe […]

Blackout Blues Continue: Australia’s Wind Industry Loses PR War for ‘Hearts & Minds’

The proponents of a pointless power source, abandoned centuries ago for pretty obvious reasons, which exists, and only exists by reason of massive subsidies drawn from power consumers and/or taxpayers have, from the outset, engaged in a well-orchestrated PR campaign aimed at winning ‘hearts and minds’. An industry that wouldn’t survive a nanosecond without mandated […]

Base-Load Matters: America Waking Up to its Wind Power Fantasy

For a populous detached from the realities of power generation (or similarly detached from reality, in general) the concept of running on ‘free’ breezes and sunbeams has an almost natural attraction. In much the same way that infants fixate on the colourful, the shiny and the new. But, most infants tend to eventually grow up: […]

MIT Study Shows Wind Power Can NEVER Compete with Conventional Sources

In their sillier moments, the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers pitch the line that their pointless product is not only getting cheaper all the time, but go so far as to claim that wind power is already cheaper than gas and coal-fired power. Risible PR antics aside, the wind industry has always had a […]

UK’s Wind Power Gamble Ends in Power Supply Bankruptcy

Until David Cameron’s Conservatives took full control of the UK Parliament, Britain had lumped every last chip on wind power: apparently hoping that a wholly weather dependent power source, that requires 100% of its capacity to be backed up 100% of the time by conventional (dispatchable) power sources, would come up trumps and lead to […]

Germany’s Wind Power Surges Plunge Their Neighbours Into Darkness

**** 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 […]

Global Investment Collapses: Investors Wake Up to the Wind Power Delusion

*** The wind industry is in meltdown around the globe, simply because investors have woken up to the monumental RISKS. Risks like: – turbines falling apart in less than 2 years; under pressure from voters, governments pulling the plug on the massive subsidies essential to keep the scam rolling; neighbours suing the operators to obtain […]