Mounting Voter Fury Forces Canadian Renewables Retreat: Subsidies Slashed by $3.8bn

The politics of energy suddenly got real. The fantasy of attempting to run economies on sunshine and breezes has been revealed for just that. Germany’s headlong rush into renewables is in tatters, to keep the lights on and business ticking along, it’s been forced to build new coal-fired power plants and reinstate previously mothballed plant. […]

Ross McKitrick: Wind Power Subsidies Triple Power Prices in Ontario

One of the favourite smoke-and-mirrors lines pulled by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers is that wind power lowers power prices. Among the ‘tiny’ little omissions in that pitch are that: 1) they’re only ever talking about spot prices when the wind is blowing; and 2) they skate over the massive subsidies that get […]