UK’s Wind Power Nightmare Hits High Farce: Having Wrecked Everything, Wind Industry Now Says ‘Britain Not Windy Enough’

Wind is an occasional ally in all sorts of recreational pursuits: sailing, kite surfing, puffing on a ready-to-burst dandelion and watching their parasol seeds drift skywards, and the childish delight of sending kites aloft. But it’s taken a special breed of Muppet to turn a source of sporadic fun into a ridiculously expensive, sometime source […]

Britain’s Insanely Expensive & Utterly Pointless Wind Power Fiasco Exposed

**** When it comes to their demand for electricity, the power consumer has a couple of basic needs: when they hit the light switch they assume illumination will shortly follow and that when the kettle is kicked into gear it’ll be boiling soon thereafter. And the power consumer assumes that these – and similar actions […]

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 […]

Wind Power Goes AWOL Right When Freezing Brits Need It Most

**** The hackneyed myth that wind power “powers” millions of homes with wonderful “free” wind energy is taking a beating around the globe (see our post here). The idea that a wholly weather dependent power generation source can ever be – as is touted endlessly by the wind industry and its parasites – an “alternative” […]

Brits Belted by Insanely Expensive and Utterly Unreliable Wind Power

**** 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 […]

Brits Rumble Frightening Energy Fact: Wind Power Depends on the (ur, ahem) Wind …

**** Power from wind turbines slumps – due to lack of wind The Telegraph Emily Gosden 25 September 2014 Electricity output from UK wind farms falls by a fifth due to unusually low wind speeds Power produced by wind farms slumped by a fifth in the second quarter of this year, despite hundreds of new […]