Political Storm Erupts: Hostile Germans Turn on Ugly, Costly & Ineffective Wind Power

Held up as the wind cult’s poster girl, Germany went hard and fast, spearing tens of thousands of these things all over its, once cherished and pristine, landscape. The cost of its maniacal rush into massively subsidised wind and solar to German businesses and households has been astronomical and, in the mother of all ironies, […]

Will Germany’s Winter Wind & Solar Power Collapse Mean the End of the ‘Energiewende’?

STT has a ‘thing’ for the English language. In the hands of adept practitioners, our mother tongue is capable of conveying all manner of complex concepts and ideas, and doing so with verve and wit.  However, in the hands of the well-paid spin doctors and useful political idiots that run with, and run cover for, […]

Germany Curbs Chaotic Wind Power Output to Prevent Total Grid Collapse

Germany Aims To “Throttle” Wind Energy To Avert Grid Overloading …Branch In Uncertainty No Tricks Zone Pierre Gosselin 23 November 2016 Germany’s national business daily Wirtschaftswoche here reports that the country’s Economic Minister/Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel aims implement a plan that will throttle the expansion of north Germany’s onshore wind parks — due to the […]

‘Green’ Energy Chaos: Wind & Solar Power Puts Europe at Total Blackout Risk

*** South Australia’s obsession with wind power has brought with it a grab bag of calamitous results – including retail power prices more than double the cheapest state in Australia, Victoria and its globally ‘acclaimed’ habit of “Australia’s wind power capital”: routine load shedding and statewide blackouts. The most notorious of which occurred on 28 […]

Wind Power Sends German Power Prices Rocketing as CO2 Emissions Continue to Rise

Germany has long been the poster-child for the wind-cult, the World over. But the way things have panned out, wind worshippers will soon need another pin-up girl. The cost of its maniacal rush into massively subsidised wind and solar to German businesses and households has been astronomical and, in the mother of all ironies, CO2 […]

Germany’s ‘Energiewende’ Close to Kaput: Wind Power Fails to Deliver

More Headaches Than Power: Germany’s Wind Energy Fails To Deliver! “Energiewende Finished?” No Tricks Zone Pierre Gosselin 18 September 2016 The greatest obstacle to wind energy is its unreliable, weather-dependent supply. If the wind stops blowing, then it’s lights out! Yet, proponents often claim the solution is offshore, for example out in the tempestuous North […]

Germany’s Media Wake Up the Great Wind Power Fraud

Germany’s Media Sobering Up To The Widespread Corruption Of The ‘Energiewende’ and Wind Lobby No Tricks Zone Pierre Gosselin 7 September 2016 German flagship ARD public television recently broadcast a report on Germany’s Energiewende called: “The Battle Over Wind Turbines” Meet the Schmidt’s in northern Germany. The family, like many Germans, once welcome wind turbines and […]

Rural Germans Revolt Against Wind Power Roll-Out: Farmers Sabotage Wind Projects

Far from being in love with these things – as the gullible press here would have us believe – the Germans that are forced to endure them, hate them just as much as everyone else in the World. In this wrap up of a report from Die Welt by NoTricksZone, set-upon rural Germans have had – […]

Europe Squanders $1.2 Trillion on Wind/Solar Subsidies & Still CO2 Emissions Soar

If “saving” the planet is – as we are repeatedly told – all about reducing man-made emissions of an odourless, colourless, naturally occurring trace gas, essential for all life on earth – then European energy/environmental policy has manifestly failed. And what an expensive failure it is. In the following pieces, the delicious term ‘irony’ springs […]

German Wind Farm Backlash Builds: Bavaria Slams Brakes On Wind Turbine Roll-Out

**** Germany’s rural vistas of rolling hills, cloaked in pine, spruce, beech and oak, verdant valleys and delightful gothic homes, that fall from the pages of the Brothers Grimm, have been over-run with more than 20,000 of these things. If there was still a market for Picture Postcards, then the State of Bavaria would be […]