Brits’ Wind Power Nightmare to End Soon: Tories Set to Take the Axe to Subsidies

**** Contrasting with the delusions that continue to grip Australian’s political betters in Canberra (see our post here), sensible governments are rapidly retreating from the brink of energy market madness. The Americans are pulling the plug on Federal and State based subsidies for wind power outfits. Its ‘wind power’ states have cut their state based […]

UK’s Wind Industry in Meltdown: Cameron to Flush-Out DECC’s Detritus

**** The wind industry’s current form reminds STT of Simon Pegg’s character in ‘How to Lose Friends and Alienate People‘, Sidney Young – blunt, gormless, and ready to pull out all stops to ensure every one who counts hates him. Now that they’ve lost the grip on the game in countries where they thought they […]

UK Elections: Britain’s Deliverance from its Wind Power Disaster

**** Britain’s political betters have set it up for one enormous gamble.  Britain is wagering its entire economic future on its – out of control – wind power debacle. Back in January last year, The Economist reported on the INSANE cost of delivering offshore wind power – where generators are guaranteed obscene returns – being […]

Brits Being Fleeced for £billions by Offshore Wind Farm Outfits

Britain’s political betters have set it up for one enormous gamble.  Britain is wagering its entire economic future on its – out of control – wind power boondoggle. Back in January, The Economist reported on the INSANE cost of delivering offshore wind power – where generators are guaranteed obscene returns – being able to charge […]

UK’s Wind Rush Leaves Grid Vulnerable to Collapse & Power Punters Foot the Bill

Like the Germans, the Brits are now reaping the whirlwind of their insane renewable energy policy. Not only have power prices skyrocketed, the perverse economics of that policy has left the UK grid vulnerable to complete collapse. Britain’s energy needs have been so mismanaged – and the incentives filched from taxpayers and power consumers and […]

Now That Ain’t Workin’, That’s the Way You Do It

**** British wind weasels have taken Mark Knopfler’s ode to indolent, but loaded, rock stars quite literally and are clearly out to “Get their money for nothing and their chicks for free.” Here’s The Telegraph on the latest UK wind scam. Wind farms handed £5 million to switch off turbines as thousands of homes left […]

Wind Power: Britain’s Supersized Gamble with its Future

**** Britain’s political betters have set it up for one enormous gamble.  Britain is wagering its entire economic future on its – out of control – wind power boondoggle. The Economist reports on the INSANE cost of delivering offshore wind power – where generators are guaranteed obscene returns – being able to charge “three times […]

David Cameron says: “cut the green crap”

STT readers might think we’ve just struck a rich and organic theme. In our last post we looked at the way Canadian farmers liken wind industry spin to the stuff they shovel out of their dairies.  Well it seems that British PM, David Cameron isn’t afraid to “muck” in too. Here’s The Daily Mail’s take […]