‘Greens’ Gamble on Your Future; while PM Stops CEFC from Laying Wind Power Bets

**** A little while back, that great philosopher, Kenny Rogers spelt out the rules for Gamblers in clear and simple terms: You got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, Know when to walk away and know when to run. You never count your money when you’re sittin’ at the table. […]

Wind Industry in Fresh Panic: German’s Deliver ‘Smoking Gun’ Infrasound Research

**** To say that the wind industry is having a ‘tough’ time of late, is to downplay what is odds-on to be the biggest and fastest implosion, since the Hindenburg took less than a fiery minute to burn its way into the pages of tragic history. In Australia, the wind industry has been belted with […]

Farmer Knocks Back ‘Offers’ of $100,000 a Year to Host Turbines & Tells Senate: “These Things Shouldn’t Be In Anyone’s Backyard”

**** Remember all those glowing stories about wind power outfits being welcomed into rural communities with open arms? You know, tales about how farmers are dying to have turbines lined up all over their properties? How locals can’t wait to pick up some of the thousands of permanent, high paying jobs on offer? How developers […]

ARREA Spears Wind Industry’s Parasites During Thumping Senate Appearance

**** The mandatory RET has seen the cost of around $9 billion worth of Renewable Energy Certificates added to retail power prices and recovered from all Australian power consumers. Under the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target, a further $45 billion is designed to be transferred from power consumers to wind power outfits via the REC Tax/Subsidy […]

Wind Turbines: The Evil Seed

They came in like a soft silent breeze Hushing the naïve Speaking with forked tongues Proclaiming black is green Maiming thinkers with corrupt words Casting a thick cloud of concern Residing with hidden evils Leaving a trail of trash Forever scarred The stench you see Smells of decay What appears above and below is a […]

Wind Power Subsidies: A Bottomless Money Pit

 **** Way back in 1984, Christopher Flavin, the President emeritus of the Worldwatch Institute, ran a pitch that in a few years’ time wind energy would not need to be subsidised. Over 30 years later, and the wind industry the world over still keeps talking itself into circles: one minute it’s ready to take on […]

The Obscene, Hidden Costs of Wind Power

**** True costs of wind electricity Planning Engineer and Rud Istvan 12 May 2015 Climate Etc.  Wind turbines have become a familiar sight in many countries as a favorite CAGW mitigation means. Since at least 2010, the US Energy Information Agency (EIA) has been assuring NGOs and the public that wind would be cost competitive […]