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Germany’s Habitually AWOL Green Energy…Installed Wind/Solar Often Delivers Less Than 1% Of Rated Capacity!

From No Tricks Zone — July 21, 2014 By P Gosselin on 21. Juli 2014 Germany today likes to boast a total of 36,000 megawatts of installed photovoltaic capacity and over 30,000 MW capacity of wind power. Theoretically at noon on a sunny, windy day Germany could cover almost all of its electric power demand, […]

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In our ongoing expose on the uselessness of wind turbines…..

From the FB group “Dalton McGuinty — Up Yours” August 27, 2013 Meet the Amaranth Wind Farm. The Melancthon EcoPower Centre is Canada’s largest wind farm, owned by TransAlta. There are 133 turbines spread over 6,177 acres. The installed capacity is 200.00 MW. Today’s output is 000.00 MW. This is the Prince Wind Farm near […]

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University of North Carolina suggests Scientists have overestimated capacity of wind farms to generate power

Newswise — March 18, 2013 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – March 18, 2013 – People think of wind as an energy source with few limits, offering an unending power source with distinct capacity advantages over sources that deplete, such as fossil fuel. Yet, new research in mesoscale atmospheric modeling by UNC Charlotte’s Amanda S. Adams and Harvard […]

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Rethinking Wind Power: Real-World Generating Capacity Of Wind Farms At Large Scales Overestimated

Eurasia Review News & Analysis — February 25, 2013 “People have often thought there’s no upper bound for wind power—that it’s one of the most scalable power sources,” says Harvard applied physicist David Keith. After all, gusts and breezes don’t seem likely to “run out” on a global scale in the way oil wells might […]

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Germany’s Massive Renewable Energy System Puts Out Only 7% Of It’s Rated Capacity in November!

P. Gosselin — No Tricks Zone — November 16, 2012 Germany has spent money on renewable energy, like wind and solar power, like few others in the world. So far the country has invested hundreds of billions. How’s the return on investment? Pretty lousy, especially this November. The European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE) […]

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(Michigan) Wind Turbine answers are elusive

Tom Gantert — CapCon — September 11, 2012 Experts disagree on how many turbines will blanket the landscape if 25 by 25 amendment passes Michigan’s open spaces could be dotted with turbines nearly 500 feet tall — the same height as the 40-story Guardian Building in downtown Detroit — if voters pass Proposal 3 in […]

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Renewable Energy Can’t Run the Cloud

Robert Bryce — Wall Street Journal — May 28, 2012 Before Facebook’s recent initial public offering, the media obsessed over superlatives. It was the largest-ever IPO for a U.S. technology company. It was the third-largest in U.S. history. And now the obsession is over the company’s lackluster revenue prospects and possible misconduct by investment bankers […]

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