Subsidised Wind & Solar Set to Quadruple German Power Prices

In Europe wind powered Denmark and Germany are vying for top spot on the insane power price ladder. The world over, businesses and households are fast waking up to the fact that the wind industry line about wind power being ‘free’ and getting cheaper all the time is among the greatest lies ever told. Sure, […]

Criminal Cost of Wind Power Hits Home: Australian Power Bills Soar

Energy bills soar in shift from coal power stations The Australian Kylar Loussikian 4 January 2017 Electricity companies have begun hiking consumer prices around the country, blaming the closure of coal-fired generators and the increased cost of renewable energy for higher-than-predicted increases of more than $130 this year. EnergyAustralia and AGL have increased electricity tariffs […]

The Criminal Cost of the Federal Government’s Obsession with Wind Power

*** Alan Moran needs no intro for STT followers. Here’s another cracking piece, courtesy of Catallaxy Files Billions wasted in economy sapping energy regulations Catallaxy Files Alan Moran 16 December 2016 Each year the energy regulator, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), publishes data on the make-up of electricity costs for households. This breaks down […]

Wind Power Costs Crushing Jobs & Workers: The Politics of Renewables Turns Toxic

*** 2016 was the year that Australia’s voting public turned on wind power with a vengeance. Once upon a time, we were treated to pumped up claims from wind industry spruikers, like the Clean Energy Council, yes2ruiningus and ruin-economy based on loaded ‘surveys’ that there were only two types of people: those already in love […]

Economic Train Wreck: Wind Power Obsession Triples Power Prices in South Australia

For the best part of 15 years, South Australia’s hapless Labor government has been pushing wind power like there was no tomorrow. Within a short space of time, South Australia earned the tag ‘Australia’s wind power capital’. The wind industry, its parasites and spruikers have been crowing about South Australia’s wind power credentials for a […]

Bleak House: Britain’s Erratic Wind Power Supply Forces Poor to Live in the Dark

The Victorian novelist and social critic, Charles Dickens gave life and colour to the miserable streets of working class London in the 19th century. Hand wringing tomes, like A Christmas Carol were designed to shock the conscience of London’s elite about the plight of the working classes, thereby shaming them into beneficent action with better […]

Wind Power: Economically, Socially & Environmentally Unsustainable

Craig Rucker is executive director of the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow. In this brilliant and succinct piece of analysis, Craig lays out precisely why these things do not work, on any level: economic, social or environmental. Wind Power: Our Least Sustainable Resource? Master Resource Craig Rucker 25 October 2016 A single 1.7 MW wind turbine, […]