Power Price Punishment: Cost of Subsidised Wind & Solar Killing Productive Industry & Enterprise

Reliance on intermittent wind and solar guarantees rocketing power prices and chaotic supply. Price spikes and/or power rationing when the sun sets or calm weather sets in are the death knell for a range of energy-hungry businesses and industries. Manufacturing and mineral processing are usually the first to disappear, when the true costs of running […]

There Is No Plan B: Why Battery Storage Can’t Save Intermittent Wind & Solar

Carpetbaggers profiting from hopelessly intermittent wind and solar still claim that mega-batteries are the solution to their obvious lack of reliability. But it only takes a moment’s reckoning to appreciate that the grid-scale storage electricity generated by wind or solar is a perfect nonsense. It hasn’t occurred anywhere in the world; nor will it. David […]

Virginian Vendetta: Wind & Solar Power Obsessed Government Signs Economic Suicide Pact

  No country has powered itself with sunshine and breezes. No country ever will. But that doesn’t stop virtue signalling politicians claiming that they soon will. The people of Virginia are just the latest victims of the lunacy that’s gripped much of the Western world.Virginia’s Democrats have just signed an economic suicide pact – premised […]

Run Aground: Intermittent Offshore Wind Power Costs 25 Times More Than Ever-Reliable Coal, Gas & Nuclear

Wind power is a pointless nonsense: 100% of its capacity must be backed up 100% of the time with a meaningful, conventional generation source: coal, gas, hydro or nuclear. That grouping never needs ‘backup’, ‘firming’, batteries or prayers to the Wind Gods and such like; they just work, whatever the weather, 24 x 365. Whereas, […]

Virginia Signs Economic Suicide Note: Democrat Governor Sets ‘Heroic’ Wind Power Target

  There is no surer way of wrecking an economy than cranking up energy costs. And there is no surer way of doing that, than by attempting to run on subsidised wind and solar power. Just ask a South Australian, a German or a Dane (who pay the highest power prices in the world, all […]