Subsidised Wind Power: An International Crime Against Common Sense

  Two necessary ingredients of the great wind power fraud are a gullible public and a troupe of pliant politicians. A decade from now – as these things either self-destruct, collapse or quietly rust into oblivion – the MPs that enabled the greatest economic and environmental fraud in history, will not be thanked. Nor will […]

Wind Power Scandal Explodes & ‘Heads Must Roll’: James Delingpole Lists Britain’s ‘Most Wanted’

A week or so back, ex-Department of Energy and Climate Change apparatchik, and now head of RenewableUK, Hugh McNeal dropped the mother of all clangers, when talking about the “future” of wind power in Britain (see our post here). The subsidies for wind power have been slashed and the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers […]

How Massively Subsidised Wind Power Destroys Power Markets & Economies

Wind and solar have destroyed the ability of the market to signal price The Telegraph Rupert Darwall 7 March 2016 Before the election, high electricity prices made the Big Six energy companies everyone’s favourite whipping boys. A report by the competition watchdog exonerated them. Government-driven social, environmental and network costs were the main drivers of […]

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 […]

Britain’s Wind Power ‘Leap of Faith’

The dimwits from DECCs, that coupled Britain’s energy future to wind power, are calling on Britons to trust them in an almighty ‘Leap of Faith’. With aging, beyond their use by date, coal-fired power plants being closed this year, British power punters are being promised, by the very idiots that created the mess, that everything […]

Doomed & Desperate: UK Wind Industry Attempts to Engineer Backdoor Subsidies

David Cameron’s Conservatives strode to outright power on the back of a ‘crystal clear’ manifesto to cut subsidies to wind power and to give locals the right to veto wind farm projects at the planning stage. But, in a ‘never-say-die’ last ditch attempt to obtain ‘backdoor’ access to the perpetual subsidies that are the only […]

UK’s Wind Power Gamble Ends in Power Supply Bankruptcy

Until David Cameron’s Conservatives took full control of the UK Parliament, Britain had lumped every last chip on wind power: apparently hoping that a wholly weather dependent power source, that requires 100% of its capacity to be backed up 100% of the time by conventional (dispatchable) power sources, would come up trumps and lead to […]