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a dangerous strategy … wind power

A new paper out shows how wind power does does serious damage to the electricity grid, and can never be used for base load power: CONCLUSION Engineers are required to do more than merely analyse and report on natural phenomena. … Continue reading

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“generous government support”? … Green daydream

You really mean taxpayers wallets don’t you? Not content with conning Australia’s Labor Governments into (now mothballed) ‘gold plated’ expensive desalination white elephants, spiv Tim Flannery is pushing for massive subsidies for renewable power: Renewables: The Big Investment Opportunity which … Continue reading

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the great energy fantasy …

Wind turbines use 5 to 7 times the amount of concrete and steel vs. say a nuclear plant on a per Megawatt basis. It will require some 10,000 wind turbines to replace the ~ 6000 MW of coal generation at … Continue reading

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wind farms blowing cash, failing …

[…] Germany’s wind farms are failing to deliver much power. The country has more than 25,000 turbines with a rated capacity of nearly 40,000 megawatts. However, over the course of 2014 they delivered just 14.8 percent of their rated capacity … Continue reading

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the windy calamity …

Speaking of ‘calamities’, Wind Power is often touted by the Green ‘set’ as the next generation renewable power to help solar replace coal and gas. A Senate inquiry is soon to be held to study the real cost of wind power. Here, … Continue reading

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wind turbines … a free pass to kill

It just gets worse: […] Wildlife consultant Jim Wiegand has written several articles that document these horrendous impacts on raptors, the devious methods the wind industry uses to hide the slaughter, and the many ways the FWS and Big Green … Continue reading

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harmful energy policies …

Over at Dr Curry’s ClimateEtc, Professor Lomborg’s  Senate report was clear: […] The   Kyoto     approach     is     not     working   for   three   reasons.   First, cutting   CO2   is   costly.     Second, the   approach   won’t     solve     the     problem.   Even   if   everyone   had   implemented   Kyoto, temperatures   … Continue reading

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‘perfect monument to the Greens’…

Wind power fades before it even starts 23 March 2012 Wind power sums up green stupidity: it’s expensive, inefficient and ugly. And those are just the good points. It’s also utterly useless. As such it is a perfect monument to … Continue reading

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Wind/Solar Energy…stuffed again

From an Andrew Bolt contributor on comments… Solar warning! This should be essential reading for all those relying on Windsor and Garnaut reporting on the “success” of solar power and its “benefits” Massachusetts Solar Energy Company bites the dust despite … Continue reading

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Greenie Watch…Wind energy is snake oil

In a simplistic way, wind energy sounds good. Unfortunately, wind energy makes the rest of the grid system’s power plants less efficient. Wind power output is extremely volatile, and wind is least available when we need electricity the most. It … Continue reading

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