Irony Alert: Weather Destroys Weather Dependent Power Source – Lightning Incinerating Wind Turbines

The wind industry and those that promote it look more ridiculous, by the day. An entirely weather dependent power source, abandoned a couple of centuries back for pretty obvious reasons, exhibits all the resilience of a snowflake in summer. The irony that some ordinary old meteorological phenomenon (wind, rain and lightning) can easily knock wind […]

Wind Farm Mass Attack: Wind Turbines Collapsing & Combusting Around the World

*** The number of cases involving turbines collapsing, self immolating or throwing their blades to the four winds (aka “component liberation”) has become so common that, if we were a tad cynical, we would go so far to suggest the possibility of some kind of pattern, along the lines proffered by Mr Bond’s nemesis, Goldfinger: […]

What’s Not to Like about Wind Power? – Wind Turbine Pyrotechnics & Fatal Flops

Wind power is, as we’re repeatedly told, ‘clean’, ‘green’ and ‘free’. But, ever keen to rain on the wind industry’s parade, here’s a couple of pieces that point out one or more inconvenient truths. As with the picture above, of a turbine self-immolating in Texas (see our post here) – the first concerns the habit […]