Market Analyst Value Line Issues Strong Warnings Against Major Solar Companies …Only For “Most Risk-Tolerant Of Speculators”!
By P Gosselin on 28. November 2015
A reader passed on some interesting investment advice. Market analyst Value Line, “the most trusted name in investment research” has issued warnings against investing in two major US solar energy companies: SOLARCITY CORP and SUNEDISON CORP. 234 million 3rd quarter loss Value Line informs market participants that Solar City reported “a much great-than-expected net loss” in […]
Germany’s Die Zeit: “Country Is Fouling Up Energiewende”…”CO2 Emissions Reduction Targets Won’t Be Reached”…”Embarrassing”!
By P Gosselin on 27. November 2015
Fritz Vorholt at Germany’s center-left national weekly Die Zeit here reports in a commentary that the country is “fouling up its Energiewende” (shift to renewable energies) and writes that experts say the country will not reach its stated CO2 emissions reductions target. He calls this situation “embarrassing”. Don’t look too closely Lately there have been a […]
On The Brink: Emergency Power Grid Stabilization Measures Alone By Tennet To Cost Germans 500 Million Euros In 2015!
By P Gosselin on 22. November 2015
Last week a couple of North Sea storms swept across Europe, which is typical for this time of the year. And with them came strong winds, which are now reported to have had a detrimental impact on Germany’s power grid. Daniel Wetzel at German flagship daily Die Welt here reports that though storms “Iwan” and […]
By P Gosselin on 16. November 2015
Note: Sticky post for one more day… ===================================== The online Spiegel has an article that really drives home the energy hardship that German consumers are suffering, “due to the rising costs of electricity“, brought on by the country’s hasty rush into green energies. Hundreds of thousands of Germans struggling today without electricity. Image cropped from here. […]
A Quarter Billion Euros For Nothing! Poor Consumers Forced To Pay Phantom (Never Produced) Electricity!
By P Gosselin on 13. November 2015
Online daily Die Welt here reports on how German consumers are being forced to pay huge sums of money to wind park and solar plant operators who are ordered to stop feeding electricity into the grid, but yet get paid anyway! As volatile green electricity increasingly gets fed into an ever more unstable German power grid, wind […]
Bleeding To Death…Germany’s Largest Power Company E.ON Loses Whopping $7.8 Billion…Collapse Accelerates
By P Gosselin on 11. November 2015
E.on, Germany’s largest electric power producer, announced that it had lost over 7 billion euros in the 3rd quarter, reports Germany’s flagship news magazine Spiegel here. The loss stems from the writing down of the value of coal and gas power generation assets by billions of euros due to the steep drop in wholesale electricity […]
Die Welt: Poor Households Suffering Most From Green Energies, Households Crushed By “540 Euros In Extra Costs In 2016″
By P Gosselin on 6. November 2015
Martin Greive and Daniel Wetzel at Germany’s center-right national daily Die Welt have a commentary on renewable energy, telling readers that it will hit the poor in Germany the hardest. They write that the Energiewende (transition to renewable energy) will result in 540 euros in extra costs for each German household in 2016. And things […]
By P Gosselin on 4. November 2015
We already know that solar energy refuses to show up for work at night and also for the most part when it’s cloudy or wintertime. Green energy proponents like to tell us that when the sun is AWOL, we can always switch to wind. The wind, after all, is always blowing somewhere, they like to tell […]
Renewables Flop: Former Harvard Professor Gives Germany’s ‘Energiewende’ A Grade Of “D” …In A “Deadend”!
By P Gosselin on 3. November 2015
Risky Energiewende By Dr. Sebastian Lüning und Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (Translated/edited by P Gosselin) Konrad Kleinknecht is a professor of experimental physics and researched at the universities of Heidelberg, Dortmund, Harvard, Mainz and Munich. His publications in the fields of high-energy physics have been awarded top prizes, among them the Leibniz-Prize of the DFS, the […]
By P Gosselin on 2. November 2015
The following video is really worth taking the time to watch. It explains clearly how very low frequency sound waves (infrasound) from wind turbines have an adverse effect on some people, making them feel ill. Like the motion sickness that people experience in a car, plane or boat, infrasound sickness results from “sensory conflict” in […]
By P Gosselin on 26. October 2015
Update: Bernd Felsche points out that it’s only 5 street lamps (and not 9)! ===================================== Last time I spoke to common sense, I was told that lights are devices used to shed light – when it’s dark outside. But apparently not any more – at least in one German town. It seems that street lamps […]
Top Danish Economist Bjoern Lomborg Declares Wind And Solar Energies A “Fata Morgana” …”Powerless And Expensive”!
By P Gosselin on 25. October 2015
The German online Die Welt here has a commentary on wind energy by Danish economist Bjorn Lomborg. The title of his guest commentary: “Wind energy, powerless and expensive“. Hat-tip Peter H at Facebook. Wind and sun energy are often viewed by fossil fuel critics as the go-to green energies. But careful analyses show that these […]
By P Gosselin on 20. October 2015
German climate alarmism and activism website Klimaretter here reports that beginning in January 2016 German power grid prices will go up 4%. The increase was calculated by taking the average of 29 large regional grid operators, the site writes. In some German regions these costs will rise well into the double-digit range. For a family of […]
German Professor: Europe’s € 5.7 TRILLION Climate Policy Is “Very Expensive”, “Counter-Productive” And “Does Nothing For Climate” … “Completely Wasted”!
By P Gosselin on 8. October 2015
University of Magdeburg economics professor Joachim Weimann held a presentation in Brandenburg highlighting the shortcomings of Germany’s Energiewende (transition to renewable energies) and Europe’s climate policy earlier this year. First Weimann calls the climate issue a debate that is emotionally and ideologically charged, and that the facts are almost always suppressed. He also believes that the […]
Solar Technology’s Glaring Inferiority …Phileas Fogg’s 19th Century Balloon Beats 21st Century Solar Impulse 2 By Over 300 Days!
By P Gosselin on 26. September 2015
A couple of readers have brought up the latest on the Solar Impulse 2 project, the solar-powered plane designed by a couple of Europeans to showcase the “unlimited” potential of solar energy in a “solo flight” around the world. Here’s the latest news. The Solar Impulse 2 plane was launched from Abu Dhabi, amid much media fanfare, […]
New Video Vividly Shows Environmental Destruction And Scenery Blight Brought On By German Wind Energy
By P Gosselin on 7. September 2015
A new video (below) has been produced by wind-energy protest group www.rtf-radmarathon.de presenting a series of before-and-after photos that drive home the profound negative impacts wind parks are having on Germany’s idyllic landscapes and natural scenery. Non-German speakers can skip the first 15 seconds introduction. The site is actually an environmental protection site in the true […]
By P Gosselin on 4. September 2015
The website of flagship ZDF German public television here writes a very short, well-buried report on a recent fast-track ruling by a German court in Arnsberg concerning the approval of a wind park project in Central Germany. The court found that wind turbines do in fact severely blight the natural landscape and therefore may not be built […]
Video Recorded By Drone Drives Home The Wind Park Devastation About To Be Wreaked On An Idyllic German Nature Refuge
By P Gosselin on 1. September 2015
Early last June I presented here a series of before-and-after photos showing the devastation by wind parkson the beautiful German countryside. The photos were presented by windflut-elpe.de, a site protesting wind parks in forests and natural heritage locations. That post generated a tremendous reaction, and was shared more than 4000 times in social media. Therefore […]
German Handelsblatt: German Households Getting Crushed By Green Energies To The Tune Of 28 Billion Annually!
By P Gosselin on 29. August 2015
Here’s one for the stubborn clingers of green energies like wind and sun. German financial daily Handelsblatt here writes about the harsh reality of these so-called clean, free-for-the-taking energies. In the earlier days of green energy (some 10 or so years ago, then German Environment Minister Jürgen Trittin famously claimed that the cost of wind […]
Simulation: German Physicists Warn Of Blackouts From Smart Meters …Power Market May Be “Wild, Chaotic And Fidgety”!
By P Gosselin on 20. August 2015
A few weeks ago the University of Bremen put out a damning press release on smart meters, which are intended to save power and to balance out supply and demand. Scientists at the University of Bremen looked at how markets and the power grid would react to their use. Since 2010 these smart meters have […]