If Wind and Sunshine are Free, Why Is It That Wind & Solar Power Are So Expensive?

Facts tend to flummox renewable energy zealots, especially the way adding wind and solar sends power prices into orbit (see above). After all, they keep telling us that the wind and sun are absolutely free, and getting cheaper all the time. Here’s America’s top green, Michael Shellenberger taking an axe to another RE furphy. A […]

Virginia Signs Economic Suicide Note: Democrat Governor Sets ‘Heroic’ Wind Power Target

  There is no surer way of wrecking an economy than cranking up energy costs. And there is no surer way of doing that, than by attempting to run on subsidised wind and solar power. Just ask a South Australian, a German or a Dane (who pay the highest power prices in the world, all […]

Economic Disaster Looms: The £300 Billion Cost of Britain’s Wind Power Debacle

*** Britain set itself on the path to wind powered penury a decade ago and sealed its fate with its Climate Change Act in 2008. As anyone with a modicum of common sense could have predicted, the result has been a social and economic disaster, the costs of which can only escalate from here. In […]

Businesses & Households Crushed: Ontario’s Wind Power Obsession Sends Power Prices into Orbit, Thousands Live With No Power

My plan, ‘my bad’…. *** Thanks to its Liberal Government and their fanatical pursuit of subsidised wind power, Ontario faces a monumental social and economic crisis. Here’s the view of an unfolding calamity from a battered, but once proud and prosperous province. The five sins behind Kathleen Wynne’s power failure: Why the Ontario Liberals under […]

‘Green’ Epiphany: Environmentalists Join Fight Against the Great Wind Power Fraud

The death of the wind industry didn’t come about because BIG Coal felt ‘threatened‘ and set out in some kind of John Grisham conspiracy to wreck it by fair means or foul. No. What kills it is the fact that a growing band of ‘eco-travellers’ – of the kind who once placed their faith in […]

Power Punters Pay and Pay: $Billions Squandered on Wholly Weather-Dependent Wind Power

**** Squandering other peoples’ money on pointless power sources is the new ‘black’ for politicians pocketing the ‘grease’ thrown at them by wind power outfits and the votes of fawning wind worshippers. The only loser on the ‘trade’ is the long-forgotten power punter – forced to pay double for a power source with NO commercial […]

California’s Wind ‘Powered’ Dream Turns to Nightmare: Power Prices 40% Higher than US Average

**** The hidden costs of wind, solar power The Sun Neil Derry 13 November 2015 The state of California has embarked on a 25-year green power odyssey in an effort to reduce the amount of CO2 we place into the atmosphere, all aimed at leading the world in an anti-climate change crusade for humanity. Beginning […]