Trump Slams Wind Power: Making America Great Again Means Coal, Gas & Nuclear Power

Teenage girls in woolly hats weren’t the only ones screaming when Donald Trump took the presidency, the wind and solar industries were furious, too. Trump has never been a fan of the wind industry, not least because of his battle with a wind developer keen on spearing 11 of these things next to a golf […]

Turbine Trouble: US Military Declares War on Wind Power

Raising a raft of unnecessary danger, the wind industry’s body count currently stands at 192. Flying blades, collapsing and/or self-immolating towers account for their fair share of corpses. But those that take to the air, shouldn’t overlook the number of pilots and their passengers who’ve come to grief, thanks to a wind turbine or their […]

Renewables Retribution: Spiralling Power Prices Punish Poorest & Most Vulnerable

The relationship between rocketing power prices and intermittent wind and solar is pretty obvious. Just ask a South Australian, German or Dane. The USA is a relative Johnny come lately to the RE obsession bandwagon. There are a couple of obvious exceptions, namely Texas and California. But among the other 50 states, the wind and […]

Bluff & Bluster: US Wind Industry Furious Over Trump’s Promise to Slash Massive RE Subsidies

Way back in 1984, wind cultist Christopher Flavin’s told us that “in a few years’ time wind energy will not need to be subsidised.” 34 years on, the subsidies just keep on flowing and, without those subsidies, the so called wind ‘industry’ would disappear like a snowflake in summer. No matter where they ply their […]

Fantastic Nonsense: Claims About All Wind & Solar Powered Future Completely Implausible

It takes a special brand of delusion to believe that we’ll all soon be powered entirely by sunshine and breezes. These days, those peddling that myth are guaranteed to be in on the greatest government-backed rort in history. Fantastic stories continue to appear about our imminent transition to a world that runs entirely on 100% […]

US Wind Power Fraud: It’s Coal, Gas & Nuclear That Powers the Land of the Free

America’s resurgent prosperity is partly the product of its recent shale oil and gas revolution. From sea to shining sea, the US is awash with cheap gas; adding to its already abundant supplies of coal. With electricity prices around one third the cost paid in wind and solar obsessed Australia, anyone promoting that pair in […]

Wind Power Fiasco: Texas Faces Summer of Shortfalls, Rationing & Blackouts

Any state or country thinking about running on sunshine and breezes has enough disastrous examples to make them think twice. Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: massively subsidised, unreliable and intermittent wind power undercuts reliable coal-fired power plants; some of those plants close; power prices rocket; and grid managers suffer conniptions as they […]