Why Subsidising Intermittent Wind & Solar Drives Power Prices Through the Roof

Perplexed as to why your power bill just doubled? Then you’ll be pleased to know the answer is simple: massively subsidised wind and solar. Statisticians get excited when they can prove causation instead of mere correlation, which often depends upon the number of observations of a particular event of interest. With dozens of countries and […]

Renewables Roulette: How Wind & Solar Generators Game the Power Market at Your Expense

Enron is synonymous with fake financials and wholesale fraud, but its gaming of the Californian power market set the tone for every crony capitalist wind and solar generator, who’s raped and pillaged, ever since. The story was laid out in the documentary The Smartest Guys In The Room. https://stopthesethings.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/enron-extract.mp4   Back then, Enron’s traders would […]

Power Pact: Renewable Energy Rent Seekers Get the Gold; The Poor Get the Stick

Government mandated subsidies for wind and solar represent the greatest wealth transfer since England’s ‘Bad’ King John sought to tax himself to ultimate power and his enemies out of existence. His description as “avaricious, miserly, extortionate and moneyminded” applies with equal force to today’s crony capitalist kings – the renewable energy rent seekers. Had King […]

High Energy Fusion: New Age Nuclear Promises Real Clean Energy Future

The chaotic intermittency of daylight-dependent solar and weather-dependent wind mean neither amount to meaningful power sources; not now, not ever. Electricity that can’t be delivered as and when it’s needed has no natural commercial value; the only reason we’re talking about this pathetic pair at all, is the subsidies that brought them into existence. Once […]