Germany Curbs Chaotic Wind Power Output to Prevent Total Grid Collapse

Germany Aims To “Throttle” Wind Energy To Avert Grid Overloading …Branch In Uncertainty No Tricks Zone Pierre Gosselin 23 November 2016 Germany’s national business daily Wirtschaftswoche here reports that the country’s Economic Minister/Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel aims implement a plan that will throttle the expansion of north Germany’s onshore wind parks — due to the […]

Subsidised Wind & Solar Power Wrecking California’s Power Grid

While it’s probably little consolation to South Australians, now well-accustomed to routine load-shedding and Statewide blackouts, every-time wind power output collapses on a total and totally unpredictable basis, the Golden State, California is in the same boat. These Off-The-Books Government Regs Are Propping Up Wind And Solar Daily Caller Andrew Follett Off-the-books government regulations heavily […]

No Salvation: South Australian Businesses Being Crushed by Wind Power Costs

Arrium Steel’s Gerard Mahoney: SA’s power play the last roll of the dice. *** South Australia’s unfolding energy calamity, has drawn all sorts of self-professed experts out of the woodwork; desk-bound boffins, who all seem to have ready-made answers to SA’s self-inflicted power supply and pricing disaster. However, most of their “solutions” involve spending hundreds […]

South Australia’s Energy Fiasco: Wind Power Dropout Leaves BHP with Whopping $2.5 Million Power Bill

Continuing our focus on Australia’s “wind power capital”, South Australia and its self-inflicted energy disaster, here is another story outlining the debacle, this time from The Advertiser. BHP’s SA power bill hit $2.5m – on a single day The Advertiser Luke Griffiths 16 July 2016 THE power bill of the state’s largest private employer recently […]

US Wind Industry ‘Built’ on $176 Billion of Other Peoples’ Money

If recycling is an environmental ‘good’, then the wind industry can proudly wear its ability to recycle hundreds of $Billions of other peoples’ money as a badge of honour. Take a product which – as it can only ever be delivered at crazy random intervals and can’t be economically stored – has NO commercial value […]

Wind is ‘Free’: It’s Wind Power That Has Cost Us $BILLIONS

The wind cult keeps telling us that the wind is ‘free’ and, limited to that, there could be no quibble. However, what their tortured meaning extends to is the claim that electricity generated by allowing these things to caress the breeze is also free; or if not literally ‘free’, so cheap as to be truly […]

Stop Debating the Wind Industry & Start Destroying It

In this post we documented over 2,000 Anti-Wind Power Fraud groups operating world-wide, fighting to protect their homes, farms, families and communities from being overrun and destroyed by giant industrial wind turbines. The battles being waged have a common enemy, but the tactics and strategies employed are diverse – and, unfortunately, in some cases play […]

Britain’s Wind Power Debacle: Wind Power Outfits Paid £200 Million a Year for Producing NO Power at All

**** Pinning its hopes to a wholly weather dependent power source – that requires 100% of its capacity to be backed up 100% of the time by conventional generation sources – Britain’s energy ‘policy’ was never going to end well. Already faced with an unstable grid and rocketing power prices thanks to its gamble on […]

Wind Power is a Perpetual Loser: Wherever These Things Get Planted

A little while back, the usual response from those opposed to wind farms was along the lines of: “we’re all in favour of renewable energy, so long as wind farms are built in the right place”. But that was before people understood the phenomenal cost of the subsidies directed at wind power through the mandatory […]

Bjørn Lomborg: Why Africa Needs Fossil Fuels, Not Wind Power & Wishes

**** Why Africa Needs Fossil Fuels Project Syndicate Bjørn Lomborg 22 January 2016 SANTIAGO – Africa is the world’s most “renewable” continent when it comes to energy. In the rich world, renewables account for less than a tenth of total energy supplies. The 900 million people of Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) get 80% of their […]