Category Archives: Wind

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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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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Green Mythology and the High Price of European Electricity

Euan Mearns writes at Energy Matters The price of residential electricity in the EU is correlated with the level of renewable energy installed on a per capita basis. The data shows that more renewables leads to higher electricity bills. The … Continue reading

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FAQ: How is a Wind Farm Offensive?

Economically; because it destroys more prosperity than what it ever generates. Ecologically; because it consumes more resources and destroys more habitat than other power sources while altering regional climate. Energetically; because it cannot provide useful electrical power essential for modern … Continue reading

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Energy Expert Warns of Costs Avalanche in Zero-Carbon Society

Pierre Gosselin reports at NoTricksZone on Germany’s leading renewable energy expert and climate science critic Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt warning of the irrational and panicked rush into renewable energy. Vahrenholt writes: (Pierre’s translation) In order to produce the same amount of … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap

There are attempts to pull the wool over the public’s eyes regarding the “success” of Germany’s Energiewende. Some loudly proclaiming nonsense that leads others to believe that “Germany gets most of its electricity from wind and solar power”. Here is … Continue reading

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New Article On Wind Turbines For Electric Power Generation

Originally posted on Climate Science: Roger Pielke Sr.:
I was just alerted to a new article in the journal of the European Physical Society on wind turbines (h/t to Francis Massen). The electrical benefits and costs of wind turbines is…

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Green Jobs for … um … Everybody!

A spokesman for sanity, the Boy on a bike, provides us with the official interpretation of “Green Jobs”: It turns out that according to the administration, “green jobs” include: college professors teaching classes on environmental studies, clerks at bicycle repair … Continue reading

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