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Green Energy Professor’s Solution To Volatile Wind Energy: Install Even More Wind Turbines!

Europe storm leads to negative electricity prices By Die kalte Sonne (Translated/edited by P. Gosselin) It almost hurts a little that “specialist for renewable energies” (own claim on Twitter) Prof. Volker Quaschning gets mentioned here so often. This is simply due to the absurd tweets the man continuously puts out. His latest prank has to […]

Nature-Wrecking Machines...Experts Warn Wind Turbines Slowing Wind Speeds, Causing More Warming!

Nature-Wrecking Machines…Experts Warn Wind Turbines Slowing Wind Speeds, Causing More Warming!

Experts are finding out wind turbines are not only an inefficient way to produce electricity, but that they are also wrecking the environment, natural habitats and even the climate. German meteorologist Dr. Karsten Brandt warns wind turbines are altering local climates. Image: Donnerwetter.de. So far we know wind parks: Are an erratic source of power […]

German Wind Energy Woes Intensify, “A Farce”… Construction Licenses Plummet 70 Percent In 3 Years

Wind energy investment plummeted in the third quarter of this year in Germany, reports the online IWR here. “The nine-month figures now available make it clearer that this trend will continue in 2020,” writes the IWR. Issued construction licenses drop 70 percent in 3 years Installation of wind energy in Germany peaked in 2017 (see […]

New Study Shows German Offshore Wind Turbines May Cannibalize Each Other When Improperly Sited

New Study Shows German Offshore Wind Turbines May Cannibalize Each Other When Improperly Sited

Hat-tip: Die kalte Sonne According to a new study, the expansion of offshore wind energy planned to date could lead to less electricity actually being produced at higher costs because, according to current planning, wind farms are taking the wind away from each other. The researchers from the Technical University of Denmark in Roskilde and […]

Green Dream Arrives In Germany! But Repowering Obstacles Pose “Imminent Catastrophe” For Wind Power

The  green dream, with all its scenic beauty and nature conservation, has arrived in northern Germany. But now that green dream faces more obstacles.  All is not so wunderbar when it comes to Germany’s wind power outlook. Germany’s Renewable Energy Sources Act, passed in 2000, was intended to ensure the generation of “green” electricity. Operators […]

Green Energy Crime: Endangered Red Kite Blocking Wind Park Found Shot Dead!

Green Energy Crime: Endangered Red Kite Blocking Wind Park Found Shot Dead!

Nesting red kite shot dead because of wind energy? By Die kalte Sonne (Text translated by P. Gosselin) Red kites have little chance against wind turbines. Image: Thomas Kraft (ThKraft) – Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5 Red kites and wind power just do go well together. These predatory birds can find good prey especially where farmers mow […]

Increasingly Powerful Headwinds Ahead: Germany's Wind Industry Faces Extinction ..."Several 10,000 Jobs Lost "

Increasingly Powerful Headwinds Ahead: Germany’s Wind Industry Faces Extinction …”Several 10,000 Jobs Lost “

Online site wind energy proponent site, Energiezukunft.eu here presents a commentary telling why Germany is seeing ever increasing resistance to wind energy projects and how the wind industry could be seeing the final nail in its coffin. German wind industry losing its shine, seeing growing resistance. Photo: Pierre Gosselin Behind the mounting resistance are hundreds […]

Germany Pulls Plug On Wind Energy... Wind Industry In "Severe Crisis"...Wind Giant Enercon To Lay Off 3000

Germany Pulls Plug On Wind Energy… Wind Industry In “Severe Crisis”…Wind Giant Enercon To Lay Off 3000

German online weekly FOCUS here reports how cuts by wind energy giant Enercon will lead to 3000 layoffs. According to Enercon chief executive Hans-Dieter Kettwig, “politicians have pulled the plug on wind energy.” German wind energy industry in turmoil. Photo: By Pierre Gosselin Subsidies cut Once lavished with huge incentives, the German wind industry is […]

German Wind Industry In A Coma: Tenders For Wind Energy Projects “Have Fallen To New, All-Time Low”

Tenders for new wind energy projects in Germany “have fallen to a new, all-time low”, the online IWR reports here. After the installation of thousands of megawatts of German wind power capacity led to instability in the power grid, exploding electricity prices and the destruction of natural landscapes and biotopes, protests against wind projects ratcheted […]

Merkel Expert Requests 10H Turbine Setback Rule, Would Seriously Obstruct Wind Energy Expansion

Merkel Expert Requests 10H Turbine Setback Rule, Would Seriously Obstruct Wind Energy Expansion

Online German business daily Handelsblatt here reported last month that leading German energy expert Jens Koeppen of Angela Merkel’s CDU party is calling for “drastic” permitting rules when it comes to installing wind turbines. Wind turbine towers over German landscape. Photo: P Gosselin The proposed rules would make a number of proposed wind projects impossible. Currently […]

New Study Finds That Wind Turbines Could Have Impact On Insect Populations, Food Chain

German DLR model computations show each year 1.2 trillion insects are killed by wind turbine rotors in Germany alone. Wind energy shows there is no free lunch. Some major drawbacks of this “green energy” supply include blighting of the landscape, health damage from infrasound, and bird killing. Now insect killing is another that is currently […]

Scandal: Windpark Company Uses Loudspeaker Of Barking Dogs To Chase Off Nesting Eagles Blocking Project

Scandal: Windpark Company Uses Loudspeaker Of Barking Dogs To Chase Off Nesting Eagles Blocking Project

NDR north German television recently broadcast a report about the protests against a planned windpark near the German village of Kreien, some 200 km east of Hamburg. White tail eagles being chased away from nest by loudspeakers in order to clear the way for permitting 14 wind turbines over 200 meters tall in Northern Germany. […]

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