German Hi-Tech Firms Driven Offshore By Unaffordable & Unreliable Renewable Energy

‘Net zero’ is precisely the number of meaningful jobs that’ll be left after our ‘inevitable transition’ to an all wind and sun powered future. Looking for an example? Look no further than the wind and solar acolyte’s pinup girl, Germany. Notwithstanding billions of euros in subsidies, courageous mandates and punitive targets, its Energiewende has failed […]

Frequency Freak-out: Chaotic Wind & Solar Threaten to Cripple Europe’s Power Grid

Electricity grids are like a living organism and their day-to-day survival is a finely tuned operation. Balancing supply to match demand on an instantaneous basis, is part of the trick. However, the maintenance of the required frequency (50Hz in most cases) within a narrow and defined tolerance has become a nightmare of continental proportions, thanks […]

Some Transition!: Europe’s Power Prices Rocket Whenever the Sun Sets & Calm Weather Sets In

  Europe’s ‘inevitable transition’ to wind and solar is not looking so ‘inevitable’, after all. A burst of cold, calm weather has grid managers panicking as to where their next megawatt might come from. Those opportunistic ‘devils’ who command reliable, fossil-fuelled power generation sources are making out like veritable bandits. While power punters are bracing […]

Economically Unhinged: Bonkers Boris Johnson’s Green Fantasy Guaranteed to Bankrupt Britain

Boris ‘Bonkers’ Johnson’s plan to ‘power’ Britain on wishes, sunshine and breezes is more like Alice’s trip down the rabbit hole. Intriguing and fascinating, yes. But also a complete and utter fantasy. The concept smacks of delusion, at every level. Neil Collins tackles the topic from the economic perspective. This green fantasy will bankrupt us […]

Doomsday Prepping: Americans Told to Give Up ‘Selfish’ Demand for Constant Electricity

Wind and solar ‘powered’ Californians and South Australians know what it is to have their power cut when the sun sets and/or calm weather sets in. Mass blackouts and load shedding are part and parcel of our inevitable transition to an all wind and sun powered future. But now we are told, that none of […]

Age of Un-Reason: How Fear & Ignorance Drives Wind & Solar Worship Cult

If it looks like a cult and sounds like a cult, it’s a cult. The new ‘green’ religion is a world where the naïve and gullible seek salvation through the veneration of wind turbines – as if crucifixes – belief in “the science” has supplanted Scripture and ‘scientists’ peddling doomsday tales garner rapt attention, like […]

Fact Check: Debunking Claims That Britain Is 100% Wind Powered (Try Gas, Nuclear, Coal & Woodchips)

  It only takes a couple of windy days and the loons start heralding the end of coal-fired power. But, of course, when calm weather inevitably sets in, the same lunatics run silent until the next gale hits. A bit like the gambler who tells you all about his wins, but never about his losses. […]

Zero Return: Intermittent Wind & Solar Devour More Energy Than They Can Ever Return

Sunset and calm weather have been with us since the dawn of time; wind and solar power have existed for barely a generation, and only as a result of massive subsidies. The notion that modern economies can operate around the vagaries of the weather and time of day is, of course, patent nonsense. The factory […]

Dead End: Only Crazed Fanatics Promote Wind & Solar as a Serious Power Solution

  When faced with reality, facts and logic the renewable energy zealot denies the existence of all three, starts ranting about the end of the world and calling their antagonists “deniers”, ignoring the obvious irony. If your worldview hinges entirely on un-testable belief and unsupported dogma, you’re probably in a cult. And, if your buddies start […]

Keepin’ It Real: Intermittent Wind & Solar No Substitute for Coal, Gas & Nuclear Power

There might be a substitute to coal, gas and nuclear power out there somewhere. But it isn’t chaotically intermittent wind and solar, whether with or without mythical mega-batteries. Michael Moore’s Planet of the Humans has done a couple of things. First, it’s sent the crony capitalists profiteering from subsidised renewable energy into a tailspin and […]