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Déjà Vu: The UK Has Literally Run Out Of Money To Spend On Green Energy

Michael Bastasch — Daily Caller — July 16, 2015 First, investors were worried that Germany would not be able to finance the “greening” of its electrical grid, and now there are worries the U.K. is taking on too much debt to finance its own green-energy revolution. The U.K. Independent reports the government is “facing a […]

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Germany’s ‘Green’ Revolution Is Running Out Of Money

Germany’s $412 billion green energy plan may be running low on cash as consumer energy prices skyrocket and traditional power plants require more subsidies to stay in business. Michael Bastasch — July 1, 2015 Excerpt — For years, Germany has been trying to force more wind and solar energy onto its electrical grid, but what started […]

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Britain Facing Serious Blackouts Next Winter Due to Instability Caused by Wind Power

Emily Gosden — The Telegraph — July 17, 2015 Britain could face blackouts if the wind doesn’t blow in winter 2016-17, unless emergency measures are brought in to bolster electricity supplies, official analysis suggests. Output from Britain’s power plants would not be enough to meet peak demand if there was “low wind” – meaning the […]

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Five reasons why it is folly to adopt wind power as an energy source

Tip o’ the hat to Sherri Lange of NAPAW for this article. Irish Examiner — January 23, 2015 While the arguments for wind power seem straightforward and compelling, Wind power would reduce our dependency on foreign oil, wind power is clean and would allow for the shut down of dirty fossil fuel fired power plants. […]

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UK: Electricity demand hits highest this winter – as wind power slumps to its lowest

Power demand hit its highest level this winter on Monday, but wind farms met just one per cent of the UK’s needs (Welcome to Ontariowe’s future — DQ) Emily Gosden — Energy Editor — The Telegraph — January 20, 2015 UK electricity demand hit its highest level this winter on Monday – while wind turbines […]

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Ontario — Ripoff in realtime: is wind power really worth it?

Stephen E. Aplin — Canadian Energy Issues — December 3, 2014 Right now, the 27 wind farms in Ontario are generating roughly 2,000 megawatts of power. Wind power proponents are applauding: this is one of the very rare moments when the “capability” of the wind fleet has been as high as it is right now, […]

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Australia Radio Interview: Alan Jones talks about inquiry into wind power

Anti-wind advocate Alan Jones talks to Liberal Democrat senator about his inquiry into wind power Click here to listen to radio interview

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Ready for this? The North American Wind Industry says that the Eagle Kill Permits are great for Eagle Conservation and Protection!!

(Note: Another one of those “you just can’t make this crap up” moments.  This is the current propaganda being touted by the wind industry in the face of incredible backlash against them from environmental groups over the FWS decision to allow them to kill bald eagles for 30 years without penalty.  “Obtaining an eagle take […]

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Manitoba Not Falling for the Wind Energy Scam — No Plans for any Wind Projects

“There’s no prospective view of any future wind farms to be built in the province” Bruce Owen – Winnipeg Free Press — April 4, 2014 The plug has been pulled on a proposed 175-megawatt wind farm near Manitou that would add more alternative energy to Manitoba and be a boon to farmers, a U.S. firm […]

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Wind Power – It’s the Wrong Technology for our Future

Market Rasen Mail — December 30, 2013 Renewables – Nevermind the looks, do they work reliably and economically ?? Here are some clues- UK has 5,000+ wind turbines, on average they supply just 5% of our demand but they fluctuate between 13% and 0%. See what’s happening on the grid now- http://www.gridwatch.templar.co.uk/ This is how […]

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“Rural Ontarians warming up to wind power.” (Prepare yourself to read a great big steaming pile of crap)

Canada getting blown away by wind power Owen Roberts — Guelph Mercury — December 22, 2013 It’s hard to believe, but the tempest over wind energy may be losing speed. It’s hard to believe, because whether you’re from the country or the city, you know how much hyperbole has surrounded wind energy’s introduction in rural […]

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Oregon: Water and Electric Board sues over wind power

The utility has too much power and wants to limit how much it buys from a wind farm Christian Wihtol — The Register-Guard — November 30, 2013 A decade after eagerly signing a long-term contract to buy power from an Eastern Oregon and Eastern Washington wind farm, the Eugene Water & Electric Board is now […]

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The Great American Wind Power Fraud

Both wind and solar are unreliable sources of energy and produce so little as to lack any justification for their existence. Alan Caruba — Canada Free Press — October 21, 2013 In July the Fairhaven, Massachusetts Board of Health voted to shut down the town’s two wind turbines at night between 7 p.m. and 7 […]

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New England Grid orders wind plants off line

John Dillon — Digital VPR — October 7, 2013 The owner of a northwest Vermont wind project says the operator of the New England electric grid ordered the turbines off line Sunday night despite strong winds blowing across the Green Mountains. David Blittersdorf of Georgia Mountain Community Wind is frustrated with ISO New England, which […]

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Let’s calculate the true cost of wind power

Hat tip to Mary Kay Barton Marc Brown — CT Mirror — October 5, 2013 It has been reported that Massachusetts’ utilities National Grid, Northeast Utilities and Unitil have negotiated power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 565 megawatts of electricity capacity from existing and proposed wind farms in New Hampshire and Maine that would provide electricity […]

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