When The Lights Go Out Across Europe: Wind Power Droughts Promise Mass Blackouts

The point has been reached when serious people are starting to talk seriously about serious power generation. Europe has been struck by an outbreak of calm weather and its wind power output has, predictably enough, plummeted. The disaster unfolding across the continent is like watching the same train wreck, over and over, again. The idea […]

Road to Nowhere: Wind Power’s Pathetic Performance Continues All Across Europe

  With the wind always blowing somewhere, it’s claimed that if turbines are spread far and wide, there’ll be a constant supply of wind ‘energy’. Except whole countries and indeed vast tracts of whole continents face dead-calm weather on a routine and regular basis. South-eastern Australia is home to 5,000MW of wind power capacity, spread […]

It Don’t Take Sherlock to Know; When the Wind Don’t Blow, The Power Don’t Flow

**** STT has – just once or twice – smashed the myth that wind power can provide a meaningful supply of electricity (ie power “on-demand”) – and relegated to the fiction aisle the the wind industry’s “playbook”, where you’ll find, in bold print, the oft-told furphy about wind farms “powering” 10s of thousands of homes. […]