Mass Blade Fail Means Early ‘Retirement’ for Hundreds of Danish Wind Turbines

  Among the lies pedalled by the wind industry is that wind turbines run on the smell of an oily rag and last for more than 25 years. The pitch is made to beguile the gullible (read, ‘planning authorities’, ‘politicians’, ‘bankers’ and ‘investors’) into believing that their operating costs can be covered out of petty […]

Denmark Slashes Wind Power Subsidies to Curb Runaway Power Costs

When the wind industry and its worshippers start chanting their mantras about the ‘wonders’ of wind, it isn’t long before they start preaching about the examples purportedly set by the Europeans; and, in particular, the Nordic nations. That the great wind power fraud was driven by Denmark’s struggling turbine maker, Vestas probably has a fair […]

‘Green’ Power Myths Busted: Wind ‘Powered’ Danes & Germans Pay Europe’s Highest Power Prices By Far

Green Mythology and the High Price of European Electricity Energy Matters Euan Mearns 17 August 2015 The price of residential electricity in the EU is correlated with the level of renewable energy installed on a per capita basis. The data shows that more renewables leads to higher electricity bills. The notion that renewable energy is cheap […]

Europe’s Wind Powered Recipe for Economic Disaster

**** Lessons from Europe: Recipe for a high-cost energy system Communities Digital News Steve Goreham 26 May 2015 CHICAGO, May 26, 2015 — While President Obama promotes renewable energy and members of Congress argue about energy policy, a renewable energy disaster is unfolding in Europe. Driven by a desire to halt climate change, Europe has […]