Flat Broke & Busted: German Wind Turbine Maker Senvion’s Spectacular Financial Collapse

Cut the subsidies and the wind industry would disappear in a heartbeat. The business model (read ‘colossal government mandated scam’) has all the hallmarks of an enormous Ponzi scheme – the wind industry’s demise is a matter of when, not if. The withdrawal of subsidies across Europe has taken its toll, as the number of […]

Vermont’s Wind Industry Doomed as REC Price Plummets & Trump Signals End to PTC

Renewable energy’s economic model collapsing as REC prices plummet Vermont Watchdog Michael Bielawski 9 December 2016 Green energy projects are often said to be cost-effective, but one of the financial aids that makes them viable has lost significant value, and appears to be on the verge of collapsing. Over the past year, renewable energy credits, […]

Spain’s Subsidy Cut sees Wind Industry Collapse: NO Capacity Installed Since 2014

**** The Spanish wind industry faces its coup de grâce for the very same reason that the wind industry is on the ropes in the UK, Germany, the US, here and elsewhere: either the massive subsidies that have driven the greatest fraud of all time have actually been cut; or there’s the inevitable prospect that […]

Bill Gates says Subsidies for Wind Power a Pointless Waste: Time to Back Nuclear & R&D on Systems that Can Actually Work

**** Gates: Renewable energy can’t do the job. Gov should switch green subsidies into R&D ‘Only way to a positive scenario is innovation’ The Register Lewis Page 26 Jun 2015 Retired software kingpin and richest man in the world Bill Gates has given his opinion that today’s renewable-energy technologies aren’t a viable solution for reducing […]

Larry Pickering: on the Quixotic Calamity of Wind

*** Larry Pickering is a four-time Walkley Award winning political commentator and Churchill Fellow, whose life’s work has been irritating the loopy-left. Here he is slaying the great wind power fraud. It’s more than a Quixotic Calamity Larry Pickering The Pickering Post 20 June 2015 **** The European Renewable Energy Foundation, a Green body supportive […]

Subsidies Scrapped: Scots Rejoice at Wind Industry’s Demise – Time for a Wee Highland Fling

**** The Scots are a tenacious bunch; and their history is a pungent mix of romance and tragedy. Legendary characters like William Wallace – who – single-handed – raised a fearsome Highland revolt – muscled up against the English invaders, time and time again. Wallace, with Andrew Moray gave a well-trained and drilled English army […]

David Cameron: the Shropshire Wind Farm Slasher

**** Plans to build wind farms in Shropshire and Mid Wales ‘dead in the water’ Shropshire Star 8 June 2015 Plans to build wind farms and pylons across Shropshire and Mid Wales are “dead in the water” after Prime Minister David Cameron ruled out future subsidies. Montgomeryshire MP Glyn Davies said today he was confident […]