“Juice: How Electricity Explains The World” or ‘Why Economic Development Depends on Reliable & Affordable Power’

Want to know how important electricity is to modern life? Try living a comfortable and civilised life without it. More than a billion humans struggle through daily life without access to power at all, and two billion more are limited to a meagre trickle, because in developing countries it’s both unreliable and too expensive for […]

Wind Power in Africa is ‘Callous, Immoral Eco-Manslaughter’

Powering Countries, Empowering People: A Case Study Master Resource Paul Driessen 20 September 2016 For 16 years, in a scene out of pre-industrial America, Thabo Molubi and his partner made furniture in South Africa’s outback, known locally as the “veld.” Lacking even a stream to turn a water wheel and machinery, they depended solely on […]

The Wind Industry’s Latest “Killing Fields”: Africans Just “Dying” to “Save the Planet”

**** Wind power firm regrets shooting to death of teen Daily Nation Macharia Mwangi 26 February 2015 The company putting up a wind-power plant in Nyandarua has expressed its regrets over the death of a teenager following protests over the implementation of the Sh13 billion project. In Summary Mr Wakaba dispelled fears that the project […]