Category Archives: Energy for Civilisation

Diesel Bans Based on Limits Within “Natural” Variability

Update 2018-10-24: Marathon Runners cause limits to be exceeded. Details below. For those who don’t know, the EU set ambient NOx level limits to 40 µg per cubic metre. The limit have recently been (ab)used by Lawyers Without Reason (DUH) … Continue reading

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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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