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 […]

Wind Power Alert: Americans Out to Avoid Europe’s Power Price Disaster

America has some perfect examples of what not to do, if it wants to remain an industrial and manufacturing power-house, with a standard of living that much of the World can only envy. South Australia has set the pace with spot prices that rocket in minutes from $70 per MWh to $2,000 to $4,000 and […]

Americans Count the Insane Costs of Trying to Run On Wind Power

Americans enjoy the cheapest electricity in the World – thanks to ultra-cheap gas, plenty of nuclear power and a fair share of hydro among their power mix. However, how long its natural advantage over countries who have tied their hopes on the Wind Gods lasts, depends entirely on how soon it can pull the rug […]

US Threat to Wind Power Subsidies Reveals Last Great Ponzi Scheme

STT has likened it to the great corporate Ponzi schemes, pointing out, just once or twice, that the wind industry is little more than the most recent and elaborate effort to fleece gullible investors, in a list that dates back to “corporate investment classics”, like the South-Sea Bubble and Dutch tulip mania. In the wind […]

The Wind Industry: After 30 Years, It’s Time to Remove the Training Wheels

**** At an economic level, subsidising the production of a good or the provision of a service makes sense where there is complete market failure, such that the good or service will never be supplied (or only at a price which is practically un-affordable to the majority of consumers); and where the total benefit to […]

California’s Wind ‘Powered’ Dream Turns to Nightmare: Power Prices 40% Higher than US Average

**** The hidden costs of wind, solar power The Sun Neil Derry 13 November 2015 The state of California has embarked on a 25-year green power odyssey in an effort to reduce the amount of CO2 we place into the atmosphere, all aimed at leading the world in an anti-climate change crusade for humanity. Beginning […]

Texans Move to Slam Wind Power Subsidies

**** The great wind power fraud is in meltdown around the globe. In the US, ‘wind power’ states have cut their state based subsidies to wind power outfits (or are well on the path of doing so); and Republicans are out to prevent the extension of the Federal government’s PTC wind power subsidy: 2015: the […]