Renewables Risk Watch: CCP Using Wind Farm Control Systems to Hack US Power Grid & More

With thousands of wind turbines spread far and wide, their control systems offer the perfect backdoor to hackers determined to disrupt and destroy power grids, and much more. The vulnerability of on-board networked control systems for wind turbines – known as Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) – is glaringly obvious to those with an […]

Why Weather Dependent, Intermittent & Unreliable Wind Power is as ‘Useful as a Chocolate Teapot’

**** There are 3 electricity essentials – that the power source and its delivery to homes and businesses be: 1) reliable; 2) secure; and 3) affordable. Which means that wind power – a wholly weather dependent power source, that can’t be stored and costs 3-4 times the cost of conventional power – scores NIL on […]

Germany’s Wind Power Chaos to Leave them Freezing in the Dark

**** The Germans are rueing the day the bought into the great wind power fraud. The Germans went into wind power harder and faster than anyone else – and the cost of doing so is catching up with a vengeance. The subsidies have been colossal, the impacts on the electricity market chaotic and – contrary […]

Germany’s Wind Power Debacle Escalates: Nation’s Grid on the Brink of Collapse

**** Calamitous Planning: German Wind Parks Overload Power Grid … “At Its Limits” … Record 50,000 Grid Interventions In May! NoTricksZone Pierre Gosselin 1 July 2015 Online German NDR public radio here wrote last week how northern Germany’s power grid had suffered a major bottleneck that led to the overload of the Flensburg-Niebüll power transmission […]