Renewables Relief: Brexit Brings End to Britain’s Staggering Wind Power Subsidies

As Britain begins to untangle itself from the web of subsidies, regulations and mandates set by green-left lunatics in Europe, its rent-seeking wind power outfits must be feeling as anxious as ever. The cost of intermittent and unreliable renewables can no longer be concealed (despite the climate cults’ best efforts) and, with that in mind, […]

Highlands Hypocrisy: Wind Power Zealots Pledge Undying Love for Turbines

*** ‘Wind Turbine Syndrome’ was at first dismissed as a ‘communicated disease’ by a former tobacco advertising guru and wind power zealot. But the diagnosis itself is real enough: save that it is the turbine huggers themselves that are suffering from it. Here’s a take on the latest outbreak from the Scottish Highlands. Hypocrisy of […]

Britain’s Wind Power ‘Policy’: Betting on a Miracle

**** Britain’s energy policy: Betting on a miracle CAPX Rupert Darwall 1 December 2015 Ugly reality has broken into British energy policy. Last week’s speech by the climate and energy secretary Amber Rudd is a milestone that defines the end of the fantasy stage of the renewables fairy tale. Policy makers must now grapple with […]

Another Wind Power Collapse has Britain Scrambling to Keep its Lights On (Again)

**** There’s an old adage about ‘bad luck’ coming in threes. For the wind industry its rotten ‘luck’ seems to run in endless crashing waves. Here’s another board-snapping set from the UK. National Grid uses ‘last resort’ measures to keep UK lights on The Telegraph Emily Gosden 4 November 2015 Coal plant breakdowns and low […]

UK Election: Brit’s Insane Wind Power Policy the “Elephant in the Room”

**** Britain’s insane wind power policy is, like elsewhere, the invisible policy-pachyderm. No-one with skin in the political game dares to speak about its true costs, its full impacts on power punters, or on how it threatens the very ability of a grid designed for on-demand generation sources to function, with the addition of an […]

Spotlight Thrown on the Regressive Costs that Subsidise UK’s Failed Wind Power Policy & Hammer the Poor

**** Our data shows that climate policies aren’t working. Why does that scare our opponents? The Telegraph Dr John Constable 2 Apr 2015 The solution to climate change lies in unleashing the ingenuity of the market – not in top-down subsidies which penalise the poor to prop up inadequate technologies Since 2004, the charity I […]

UK’s Out of Control Wind Power Debacle Sets Brits up for Winters of Discontent

**** Homeowners face £1,000 increase in electricity bills: ‘Folly’ of relying on wind power ‘will cost homes £26bn by 2030’ The Daily Mail Corey Charlton 15 October 2014 Wind farm reliance could see costly electricity bills and winter power cuts Experts claim it will lead to costs being passed on to consumers Next winter’s electricity […]