Category Archives: Energy for Civilisation

A Tortured Monkey of the Media

John Cadogan has a popular YouTube channel called AutoExpertTV. In his latest contribution, he castigates Volkswagen for being just like Hitler and accuses them of torturing monkeys in gas chambers. While I agree that Volkswagen’s management culture since ca. 1990 … Continue reading

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Why Wind Farms Suck

Found this paper. Flow Adjustment Inside and Around Large Finite-Size Wind Farms Abstract In this study, large-eddy simulations are performed to investigate the flow inside and around large finite-size wind farms in conventionally-neutral atmospheric boundary layers. Special emphasis is placed … Continue reading

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Gratitude

We should be grateful. How the cost of light has fallen by a factor of 500,000 As the BBC recently pointed out, our prehistoric ancestors needed to gather and chop “wood 10 hours a day for six days… [in order … Continue reading

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CO2 is Not a Pollutant

The Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) is the new vehicle fuel consumption and emissions testing procedure being adopted in Europe and other places as of next year. I visited the site designed to educate consumers and other parties … Continue reading

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Election Win in Western Australia for Diesel Generators

Western Australians voted in a Labor government on the 11th of March, 2017. Here are a few words on how sensible people might prepare for the next 4 years under Labor. The Australian Labor Party (ABC 😉 ) has a … Continue reading

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Czechia and Poland Give Germany the Shifts

Tallbloke reports Germany’s renewables revolution destabilises neighbours’ electrical grid  This has been going on for a while but is probably getting worse. The Poles and Czechs are now setting their phase-shifters to ‘stun’. 😉 H/T GWPF Germany’s excess power spills … Continue reading

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A Winter of Discontent

Deutsche Welle has an article that asks What happens with German renewables in the dead of winter? I note that the article avoids including graphics from Agora-Energiewende that illustrate the folly of the Energiewende; but DW includes the absurd declaration … Continue reading

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Elections have consequences … even with EPA’s illegal human experiments

Steve Milloy at Junkscience.com writes about the continuing saga of the EPA’s illegal human experiments; exposing vulnerable individuals to what the EPA believed to be lethal particulate emissions from diesel engines.

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When All Fails, Declare Success

In Europe; they’re already declared success in meeting their 2020 emissions targets last year. With respect to the objectives set by the EU 20-20-20 strategy, nine Member states have already reached the level required to meet their national renewable energy … Continue reading

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South Australia Relies on Satan’s Mercy

… to rely on the wind is to rely on Satan’s mercy! — in The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner (1843) Update 2016-09-30-09:30 below Update 2016-09-29-15:15 below All of South Australia (SA) was cast into chilling darkness after a storm … Continue reading

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