Blown Away: Counting the Colossal Cost of Cleaning Up ‘Clean’ Energy’s Monstrous Mess

Giant industrial wind turbines have an economic lifespan around 15 years, after which the chances are that they’ll be left to rust in some idiot’s back paddock. Decommissioning these things properly at a sizeable wind farm would run into the hundreds of millions. Then there’s the toxic waste. Already, thousands of 45-70m blades are being […]

Kaput!: German Wind Farms Set for Dismantling as Subsidies Dry Up

Claims that wind turbines run on the smell of an oily rag and last for 25 years are a proven nonsense. What wind worshippers tend to forget is that these things have a useful (that is to say ‘economic’) lifespan of around 12 years. Subsidies are what built them. Subsidies are what run them. So, […]

Cleaning Up After the Wind Power Fraud is Done: Local Governments Demanding $Millions from Developers Upfront

**** Among the sillier claims made by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers is that these things will run on the smell of an oily rag, for a quarter-of-a-century without needing so much as a shifting spanner. The rather expensive truth is that, when they’re not bursting into flames, throwing their 10 tonne blades […]

The Staggering Cost of Cleaning Up the Mess When the Wind Power Fiasco Ends

**** When the wind industry fiasco inevitable grinds to a halt sometime in the next decade, those that entertained it – be it dimwitted farmers or local governments – are going to be left with a monumental clean up bill. Hence the move in Britain to force (deliberately worthless) wind power outfits to set aside […]