Kaput!: German Wind Farms Set for Dismantling as Subsidies Dry Up

Claims that wind turbines run on the smell of an oily rag and last for 25 years are a proven nonsense. What wind worshippers tend to forget is that these things have a useful (that is to say ‘economic’) lifespan of around 12 years. Subsidies are what built them. Subsidies are what run them. So, […]

Killing Australia’s Renewable Energy Target an Essential Economic Reboot

Combining climate with energy in a single policy setting is like combining a running child with super-sharp scissors: an unhealthy mix, prone to disaster. The concept of cutting CO2 emissions from a system which is built (and continues to rely) on coal-fired power generation, has the necessary and inevitable result of killing that system. Wind […]

The Wind Industry: Grinding to an Early Halt

*** Among the grab bag of lies pedalled by wind power outfits, and especially fan makers, is that these things will run on the smell of an oily rag, without the need of so much as a shifting spanner, for more than 25 years. The pitch is made to beguile the gullible (read, ‘planning authorities’, […]

Wind Turbines Totally Suck, When the Wind Really Blows & When It Doesn’t

**** When the wind is “the thing”, that’s supposed to be your business – when it’s what makes the revenue (or, rather a massive pile of taxpayer and power consumer subsidies) flow – it seems a bit rich for wind power outfits to start whining about there being too much or too little. **** But, […]

Australia’s Most Notorious Wind Power Outfit – Infigen – says “Move Over Pinocchio, Here We Come”

Lies, treachery and deceit are the hallmarks of the wind industry – fraud of all manner of descriptions is de rigueur for wind power outfits; and whether it’s bribery and fraud; vote rigging scandals; tax fraud; investor fraud or REC fraud – crooks and corruption rule. These boys are the grand masters of fleecing customers […]