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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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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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Renewable Energy Policy Based on Naivety, Ignorance, Ideology, Illusions and False Incentives

Pierre Gosselin reported at NoTricksZone: Professor Blasts German Renewable Energy Policy! “Based On Naivety, Ignorance, Ideology, Illusions, False Incentives”! Germany’s online business news magazine WirtschaftsWoche (business week) here has an interview with Professor Gonde Dittmer (right), who claims Germany’s transition … Continue reading

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Germany will never run on solar power. Here is why

Originally posted on Carbon Counter:
If you rely too heavily on social media for your information, you are liable to believe that Germany now gets half of its energy from solar panels. The reality of course is that Germany gets…

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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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The Future Isn’t Ours to Dictate

Originally posted on Big Picture News, Informed Analysis:
It is not the business of today’s politicians to decide which energy sources will be used 85 years from now. click for photo source In 1930, horse-drawn wagons were still common. That…

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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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