Green New Deal = Pointless Posturing: Joe Biden’s Trillion Dollar Wind & Solar Boondoggle

The only obvious point to Biden’s ‘Green’ New Deal is lining the pockets of crony capitalists and keeping lobbying rent seekers happy. Hundreds of $billions more are set to be squandered on utterly pointless wind and solar. A point which ought to be pretty obvious to Americans, after millions experienced the mass blackouts suffered across […]

Why Subsidising Intermittent Wind & Solar Drives Power Prices Through the Roof

Perplexed as to why your power bill just doubled? Then you’ll be pleased to know the answer is simple: massively subsidised wind and solar. Statisticians get excited when they can prove causation instead of mere correlation, which often depends upon the number of observations of a particular event of interest. With dozens of countries and […]

Unaffordable At Any Price: Why Biden’s ‘Green’ New Deal Will Bankrupt America

Joe Biden and his Squad are trying to convince the American people that their ‘Green’ New Deal will deliver an economic Nirvana, for all and sundry. Which begs the question: if every place in the world that’s adopted subsidised wind and solar ends up suffering rocketing power prices and an unreliable supply, why would the […]

Not Cool: Another Reason to Reject Unreliable Wind Power – Iced Up Blades Totally Disables Turbines

During the recent Big Freeze, thousands of Texan wind turbines were frozen solid, incapacitated by burst of frigid winter conditions. Dead calm weather meant that those that weren’t frozen stiff, added practically nothing to the grid. While the internal workings of wind turbines (gearboxes, generators, yaw and blade pitch controls) can be kept operable with […]

Total Fail: Wind & Solar ‘Powered’ Texans Left Reliant on Diesel Generators

After Texas’s big freeze exposed wind and solar as total failures, the wind and solar cult have been left licking their wounds. Although, to their credit, they have active despite their injured feelings, viciously blaming everything except the 5G network for the mass blackouts that followed total collapses in wind and solar output. The hard […]

Renewables Driven Demand for Rare Earths Leaves America Vulnerable to CCP Extortion

Every wind turbine, every all EV and every solar panel critically depends upon a myriad of so-called ‘rare earths’. The minerals in question have become ‘rare’, of late, as a consequence of the Western world’s insatiable appetite for ‘feelgood’ electricity generated by sunshine and breezes, occasionally stored in giant lithium batteries, as well as the […]

Let’s Get Serious: Unreliable Wind & Solar No Way to Power Any Serious Economic Power

The wind and solar debacles playing out in the US, UK and Germany have finally brought reality to bear and exposed the renewable energy ideologues as outright frauds. And, from our perspective, about time, too. The acolytes chanting about our ‘inevitable transition’ to an all wind and sun powered future are like the overly optimistic […]

Alarm Call: Texan/Californian/South Australian Blackouts Herald End For Unreliable Wind & Solar

  By no stretch of the imagination can entirely weather/sunshine-dependent power sources be described as “meaningful” or “serious”. The tale about the naked Emperor beguiled by his acolytes into believing his ‘attire’ was perfectly suited to every occasion, springs to mind. The gag was, of course, that the Emperor never had any clothes. Likewise, chaotically […]

Subsidy Siphons: Intermittent Wind & Solar Devouring $Billions of American Taxpayers’ Dollars

Identifying the full value of subsidies to wind and solar, has been like a game of hide and seek. Whether it’s renewable energy certificates, production tax credits, preferential access to the power grid, over-the-market government guaranteed contracts, or the hidden costs of the cash penalties attached to government mandates and targets, the wind and solar […]

Biden’s Blackout Nation: ‘Green’ New Deal Promises More Time Freezing or Boiling in the Dark

Sitting freezing or boiling in the dark provides a moment to consider where one’s electricity comes from. Californians, South Australian and now Texans have all enjoyed the experience, one way or another. The common thread, of course, is an obsession with sunshine-dependent solar and/or weather-dependent wind power. The belief that we’re just a heartbeat (and […]