Cuomo’s Curse: Wind Power Obsession Leaves New Yorkers with Rocketing Power Bills

If wind power really is cheap and getting cheaper all the time, why is it that every State or Nation ‘powered’ by the weather is suffering power prices magnitudes higher than those that continue merrily chugging away on coal, gas or nuclear power? South Australia, Denmark and Germany suffer the highest power prices in the […]

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 […]

Offshore Wind Power Just as Unreliable & Twice the Insane Cost of Onshore Wind Power

**** Australia’s Large-Scale RET is facing inevitable doom – and with it the wind industry – due to the fact that Australia’s commercial retailers decided to kill it off over 3 years ago; refusing, since then, to enter Power Purchase Agreements with wind power outfits. The result has been that commercial lenders have ceased lending […]

Brits Crush Plans for Huge Offshore Wind Power Disaster

Navitus Bay wind farm refused permission by government BBC News 11 September 2015 A proposed wind farm off the south coast of England has been refused consent by the government. Developers behind the Navitus Bay project – for up to 121 turbines off Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight – say it would have […]

When “MORE” is Never “ENOUGH”: British Wind Power Outfits Demand MORE Subsidies

Offshore wind farms may be scrapped due to budget cap, ScottishPower warns The Telegraph Emily Godsen 30 October 2014 Keith Anderson says company’s East Anglia project is being scaled back and claims Government budget limits mean wind farms that do get built will be unnecessarily expensive Several proposed offshore wind farms may be scrapped in […]

Germany’s Offshore Wind Power Debacle

**** The Germans went into wind power harder and faster than anyone else – and the cost of doing so is catching up with a vengeance. The subsidies have been colossal, the impacts on the electricity market chaotic and – contrary to the purpose of the policy – CO2 emissions are rising fast (see our […]

UK Energy Policy: Complete Bedlam as the Lunatics take over the Asylum

  Since the 14th Century, the term “Bedlam” has been a well-worn figure of speech used to signify a state of madness, chaos, and the often irrational nature of the world. As any good Brit knows, Bedlam was a notorious mental institution – dating back to the reign of Henry III. In modern times, the […]