Dog-Ate-My-Homework ‘Defence’: Wind Industry Blames Poor ‘Performance’ on the Weather

As Australia’s Energy Minister’s gathered for a panicked attempt to keep the subsidised renewable energy scam rolling for just that bit longer, the Wind Gods conspired to deflate their pumped-up rhetoric about Australia’s ‘inevitable transition’ to nature’s wonder fuels: sunshine and breezes. What’s depicted above, courtesy of Aneroid Energy, is the output from every wind […]

Cost & Reliability Winners: Coal & Nuclear Just Keep On Keeping On

Pin satisfaction of your power demands to the weather, and expect the results to vary just like the .. ahem .. weather. One of the paradoxes of energy generation is that the most reliable sources are the cheapest, by far. Coal and nuclear power generation don’t need a second system like pumped hydro, mythical mega-batteries […]

Wind Power Fiasco: Texas Faces Summer of Shortfalls, Rationing & Blackouts

Any state or country thinking about running on sunshine and breezes has enough disastrous examples to make them think twice. Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: massively subsidised, unreliable and intermittent wind power undercuts reliable coal-fired power plants; some of those plants close; power prices rocket; and grid managers suffer conniptions as they […]

‘Saving’ the Planet from CO2 Gas Means Cheap & Reliable Nuclear Power or Nothing

Anyone still banging on about CO2 emissions in the electricity generation sector, ought to be banging on about nothing other than nuclear power. Nuclear power is the only, stand-alone generation source that can deliver reliable, affordable power without generating CO2 gas, in the process. The fact that politicians in this Country talk about anything but […]

Wind Industry Claims that ‘Coal is Dead’- Nothing But Lies, Myth & Propaganda

The wind industry was founded on myth, is built on lies and runs on a mix of subsidies and propaganda. And, it should never be forgotten that, the greatest economic and environmental fraud of all time, was only made possible by our political betters. Armed with the belief (not unjustified) that you can fool most […]

Renewables Rush Sends Germans Back to the Dark Ages: Blackouts Now Part of Daily Life

  Renewable energy zealots keep ranting about the ‘inevitable transition’ to wind and solar power. The only thing inevitable about it, is rocketing power prices and routine blackouts. If you don’t believe us, ask a German, South Australian or a Victorian. All three have been hijacked by lunatics, obsessed with nature’s wonder fuels, the sun […]

Another Wind Power FAIL: Big Winter Blow Leaves 75,000 UK Homes Powerless

It’s this simple, really: when your power supply depends wholly upon the weather, expect it to vary entirely at the whims of Mother Nature. Last year we brought you the story of what happened in Texas when Hurricane Harvey belted the Lone Star state: Last Man Standing: Nuclear Plants Power Texans During Deluge – Wind Turbines […]