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How The Green Energy Transition Is Destroying Germany’s Nature

Germany’s climate and energy policy is the main threat to bio-diversity. Politicians, however, have closed their eyes from the destructive effects of the rampant expansion of renewable energy. Date: 28/08/14 | Fritz Vahrenholt | Die Welt Dankwart Guratzsch has convincingly described the destruction of the environment by the energy transition in these pages. The mayor […]

Angela Merkel’s Vice Chancellor Stuns, Declares Germany’s ‘Energiewende’ To Be On ‘The Verge Of Failure’! By P Gosselin on 27. April 2014 The green energy orgy in Germany is over. The music has stopped and the wine that once flowed freely has long run out. Above: German TV show mocks green policies of grand coalition. […]

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A commentary for politicians and senior bureaucrats Here are the simple questions along with simple answers about wind power that need to be asked and answered on behalf of taxpayers and power consumers.The questions and answers are applicable Australia wide, but figures presented apply, in some cases, to Victoria specifically. The simple conclusion is reached […]

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It is the irony of ironies. Taxpayer and ratepayer-forced subsidies for utility-scale windpower also subsidizes emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2). The same would be true under a national renewable portfolio standard as proposed in pending federal legislation.

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Wind generated electricity requires back-up capacity of conventional power stations. This capacity is required to deliver electricity to consumers when wind supply is falling short. To have the non-wind power stations ramp up or down to compensate for the stochastic wind variations causes extra efficiency loss for such power stations. How much efficiency is lost […]

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