Blown Away: Mounting Community Opposition Brings Wind Industry to Grinding Halt

The wind industry once held a kind of ‘social licence’. Now that ‘licence’ has been revoked, with rural communities in uproar. In Germany, new wind farm construction has ground to a halt this year – and across the USA the same pattern is emerging. Local governments, legislators and conservation groups have united to pull the […]

Rigged & Rotten: How Power Market Rules Were Bent to Benefit Intermittent Wind & Solar

Electricity that is not available as and when consumers need it has no natural commercial value. An ICU patient on life support isn’t interested in whether the weather is going to keep her alive. For that reason, chaotically delivered wind and solar just don’t add up. The only thing that adds up are massive (and […]

Guaranteed ‘Green’ Energy Punishment: US Renewable Portfolio Standards Send Power Prices Soaring

That reliance on chaotically intermittent wind and solar sends power prices into orbit is no surprise to a German, South Australian or Dane. That RE obsessed trio slug it out for the honour of suffering the world’s highest power prices (see above). Try as they might, RE zealots simply can’t escape the bleeding obvious: South […]

Never Economic, Never Competitive: Wind Industry Built on Lies & Runs on Subsidies

The wind industry has been firmly attached the subsidy teat for more than 30 years. Talk about being competitive with conventional generators is patent nonsense: cut the subsidies and this so-called ‘industry’ would disappear in a heartbeat. Whether it’s in Western Victoria, South Australia or in the midwest of the USA, wind power is always […]

Wind Power Threatens US Grid: Trump to Unwind Suicidal Renewables Policies

America is in the process of unwinding an economic suicide pact drawn up by Barack Obama, which wedded the Land of the Free to sunshine and breezes, at the expense of reliable and affordable power. Rick Perry Says Obama Policies ‘Threatened The Reliability’ Of The Electric Grid Daily Caller Michael Bastasch 27 June 2017 Energy […]

Donald Trump’s War On Wind Power: Wind Industry Panics as Republicans Plan to Slash Subsidies

A couple of weeks back we covered the story of how the Republicans are lining up to slash wind power subsidies to the bone: America Set to Cut Subsidies to Wind Power & Prevent Grid Chaos And from all reports, their President needs little encouragement, as Slim Jim Delingpole reports (as an aside, STT was chuffed […]

Vermont’s Wind Industry Doomed as REC Price Plummets & Trump Signals End to PTC

Renewable energy’s economic model collapsing as REC prices plummet Vermont Watchdog Michael Bielawski 9 December 2016 Green energy projects are often said to be cost-effective, but one of the financial aids that makes them viable has lost significant value, and appears to be on the verge of collapsing. Over the past year, renewable energy credits, […]