Bound & Gagged: Wind Industry Shuts Down Community Complaints Using Punitive Gag Clauses

The wind industry is a law unto itself, merrily crushing community opposition with the help of pliant and gullible politicians. And, where corruption reaches its natural limit, cash takes over. Mind you, spending other people’s money is always a treat. Leases with farmers who ‘host’ the turbines and so-called “good neighbour” agreements with their neighbours […]

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 […]

Top US Energy Economist Takes the Scalpel to the Great Wind Power Fraud

**** One of the great mysteries behind the lunacy that is the great wind power fraud is how and why so many governments launched into mandating massive and endless subsidies (filched from unwitting power consumers and/or taxpayers) for an utterly meaningless power generation source – WITHOUT ever having carried out a cost/benefit analysis? You know, […]

Wind Power Outfits in Meltdown: Michigan Moratorium Kills Projects to Protect its People

  **** County OKs temporary halt to wind turbines Huron Daily Tribune Chris Aldridge 3 April 2015 BAD AXE — New wind projects will not be allowed in a majority of Huron County for up to six months, according to a moratorium county commissioners approved Thursday. The moratorium applies to 16 county-zoned townships, where about […]

Claims Wind Power now “Competitive” with Conventional Generators About to be Tested

**** In Australia and the US, the wind industry and its parasites are making wild claims about being able to deliver power at prices equal to, or less than, the cost of conventional generation sources (see our post here). Those claims are about to be put to the test. In both Countries, legislators are ready […]

Big Wind’s Totally Bogus Subsidy Adventure

If time-travelling teens from the future (a world where wind farms had long since been cut up for scrap) lobbed into 2014, they’d be “totally bummed out” at what must have happened to our collective intelligence to end up with giant fans at centre-stage of today’s “modern” energy policy. They’d think the idea of trying […]

US Renewable Guru commits heresy – once the facts are known support for fans plummets

Many STT readers will be aware that both the Australian government (where are you Greg Hunt) and the Clean Energy Regulator have been conspicuously silent amid allegations of fraudulent payments running to hundreds of millions of dollars relating to RECs – aka Large-scale Generation Certificates (LGCs) – created by non-compliant wind factories such as Waubra, […]