Tag Archives: revolution

Reality Check: Germany’s Defective Green Energy Game Plan

Germany pretends to be a pioneer in the green revolution. But its massively expensive Energiewende has done nothing to make the environment cleaner or encourage genuine efficiency. One writer argues: Either do it right, or don’t do it at all. So, perhaps you’ve heard about Germany’s heroic green revolution, about how it’s overhauling its entire energy […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Germany and the UK: The Slow Implosion of the Renewables Revolution is Under Way

“the viability of windfarms has always been the renewables industry’s worst kept secret” Peter C. Glover — The Energy Tribune — June 24, 2013 Energy insiders have long known that the notion of viable ‘renewable energy’ was always a romantic proposition – and an economic bust. But it is amazing what the lure of guaranteed […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

War on Subsidies: Brussels Takes Aim at German Energy Revolution

Frank Dohmen, Christoph Pauly, Gerald Traufetter — Der Spiegel — May 29, 2013 As part of Germany’s switch to renewables, industry has been exempt from paying higher prices associated with solar and wind energy. The European Commission, however, believes the practice distorts competition on the Continent. Huge penalties could be in store. The audience was […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →