Endless Resuscitation Required: Wind & Solar Simply Can’t Survive Without Massive Subsidies

As soon as the subsidies for wind and solar dry up, so does the investment in generating capacity, proving the point that neither wind nor solar can survive for very long without guaranteed, government-mandated support; whether in the form of Production Tax Credits, Renewable Energy Certificates or penalties and fines laid on retailers if they […]

Perpetual Subsidy Sucker: Why The Wind Industry Will Never Grow Up

One thing you’ll never, ever hear from wind power outfits is a call to cut the subsidies that sustain them. Remarkably, whether in Germany, Australia, Ontario or Texas, renewables rent seekers all speak the same language. When talk turns to subsidies, you’ll only ever hear words like ‘more’. Challenge them about their nonsensical claims that […]

Gobsmacking Audacity: Wind & Solar Industries Demand $Billions in Handouts From COVID-19 Stimulus Package

America’s renewable energy rent seekers sought to snare $billions from Trump’s $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus and failed. Now they’re back with a vengeance, and hard at it again. The wind and solar ‘industries’ have always exhibited their very own gobsmacking version of audacity. But, with America facing an economic calamity of a magnitude not seen […]

Wasted Time: US Squanders Countless $Billions in Subsidies to Chaotically Intermittent Wind Power

Power consumption is a here and now kind of thing, so talk about wind power powering 100,000 homes is utter nonsense. To expose the lie, the inquisitive need only ask when, precisely? When will those 100,000 homes be powered in any meaningful sense by a power source that’s entirely dependent upon the vagaries of the […]

Clinton ‘Trumped’: Vestas’ Shares in Freefall & Wind Industry in Full Scale Panic

The election of Donald Trump has caused conniption fits amongst the hard green-left in the United States and elsewhere. Pundits predicted, with supreme confidence, that Hillary Clinton would take the White House and that all would be well in the politically correct garden. However, America’s “basket of deplorables” had other ideas: a brash and vulgar […]

$Billions in Endless Wind Power Subsidies: Nothing Short of State Sponsored Theft

  Here’s a couple of pieces penned by boys who start from the right end of the great wind power fraud equation. Randy T. Simmons, Ph.D., is director of the Institute for Political Economy and professor of political economy at Utah State University. He also serves as president of Strata Policy, a public policy think […]

Institute for Energy Research Takes the Scalpel to the Great Wind Power Fraud

As time goes by, the number of crack energy market experts joining the effort to bring the great wind power fraud to its inevitable denouement – and the quality of their work directed at that fine and noble task – has increased exponentially. The American “Institute for Energy Research” has just released a brilliant piece […]