Alternative Energy

German Scam: “A Contribution To Rescuing The Climate” Is In Fact Just “A Multibillion Euro Business”

Germany’s largest circulation daily, BILD, recently wrote an article titled: The Multibillion Euro Madness With The Energiewende, which looks at the profound failure of Germany’s transition to renewable energies and the government bowing to the green energy lobby. The BILD article refers to a recent German ARD public television documentary. “Exploding costs” BILD begins by […]

Brutal Wind Industry ...Leading German Wind Energy Opponent Receives "Threats To Life And Limb"!

Brutal Wind Industry …Leading German Wind Energy Opponent Receives “Threats To Life And Limb”!

German public television ARD here has a report on how one of Germany’s leading environmentalists has been getting death threats because of his opposition to the destruction of forests by wind parks. Enoch zu Guttenberg. Photo cropped from here. According to the ARD, Enoch zu Guttenberg claimed: I am getting even threats to life and […]

Breitbart Writes Donald Would Be “Way More Beneficial To The Environment” Than Hillary

Rising conservative media star Breitbart here writes that “A Donald Trump presidency would be way more beneficial to the environment than a Hillary Clinton presidency“. This could come as a bit of a surprise for some when you consider the turbo-level of economic growth and prosperity a Trump program would almost certainly usher in. Yet, contrary […]

Bat Destruction….Data Show Wind Energy Is Wiping Out Wildlife, And Not Saving It

Wind turbines now kill 3 – 5 million bats a year By guest author Kenneth Richard Bats are known to be some of the world’s savviest aerial acrobats. Using their mysterious sonar system and shape-shifting wings, bats adeptly swerve and swoop and dive in flight to avoid collisions with both stable and moving objects. And […]

German Daily ‘Die Welt’: “People Rebelling Against Wind Power” …Viewed As “A Destructive Force”

The July 24, 2016 print edition of national flagship daily Die Welt wrote a feature story on how German citizens are becoming fed up with the widespread crony capitalism of the wind energy business and are thus now mobilizing a fierce rebellion. The German daily writes of health issues for people living in their vicinity. The […]

The Poor Get The Shaft – Forced To Pick Up 7 Billion Euro Power Tab Of German Industry!

Here’s more proof that Germany’s scheme to shift over to renewable energy sources, the so-called Energiewende, is backfiring – this time socially. German climate alarmist site “Klimaretter” (Climate Rescuer) writes here that Germany’s Energiewende has been unfair to consumers, but a real bonanza for some large power consumers. Claiming competition disadvantages (and they are indeed real) […]

El Niño 2016 Now History… “La Niña Coming: The Earth Is Cooling”

La Niña is coming: the Earth is cooling! By Schneefan. (Translated and condensed by P. Gosselin) The warming El Niño weather phenomenon has been history since June 2016. The cool La Niña started in mid July 2016. The daily anomalies in sea surface temperatures (SSTA) in the main Niño region 3.4 are now updated. In mid […]

Energy Experts Warn German Renewable Energy Path Tantamount To Economic Harakiri

Energy Experts Warn German Renewable Energy Path Tantamount To Economic Harakiri

Energy experts Jürgen Großmann and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt wrote in an opinion piece in Saturday’s hardcopy edition of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) that renewable energies are expensive, costing 2 to 3 times more than conventional energy. FAZ: “Worry over transition to renewable energy” The two German experts warn that any attempt the country makes to […]

“I Could Throw Up”…”Wind Power Mafia” Clandestinely Destroys Rare Stork Nests To Clear Way For Turbines!

German real environmental activist Andreas Kieling here at Facebook has posted a video showing the gruesome and sickening destruction of birdlife by windmills and tells of an alleged premeditated criminal dismantling of rare black stork nests by the “wind power mafia”. The video is in German, but the pictures are of universal language. At the […]

German Power Giant RWE Risks Becoming “Largest Bankruptcy In German Business History”!

Germany’s “Energiewende” (transition to renewable energies) is threatening to cause widespread economic havoc. Not only have almost every major solar manufacturing company in Germany gone bankrupt, leaving economic blight in its wake, now traditional power giants, which hire tens of thousands of skilled workers, are threatened by bankruptcy. Today German flagship daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung […]

Folly: All Of Europe’s Wind Power Capacity Only Could Steadily Provide Enough Electricity For Tiny Belgium!

Swedish site klimatsans.com posted a chart presented by Rolf Schuster showing Germany’s and much of Europe’s total wind power generation over the first 6 months of this year: Wind power production Germany and Europe. Chart by Rolf Schuster, from klimatsans.com. The first thing one notices is wind power’s extreme supply volatility. In February wind production peaked at […]

Angry Green Parliamentarian Fumes: New 10 H Rule Means “It’s Over For Wind Power In Bavaria”!

The online Munich-based Süddeutsche Zeiting here (SZ) reports that Bavaria’s recently upheld 10 H rule, which requires wind turbines to be set back away from residential homes a distance that is 10 times the turbine’s height, literally spells “the end for wind power” in the south German idyllic state. The SZ writes: At the state council […]

Wind Turbines Catch Fire, One Self-Destructs Spectacularly, In Idle Wind Park

What follows is a video posted at Youtube showing how a wind turbine caught fire and self-destructed in a spectacular fashion. Certainly nothing you’d want to be close to as debris is seen flying over a large area. Hat-tip Gerti at FB. What’s interesting is that in the background we see there is also a second turbine […]

“Red Blood On Green Hands”: Germany’s ‘Energiewende’ Turns Into a Wrecking Ball …”The Rescue That Isn’t”

Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt look at recent news articles on the Energiewende (transition to green energies) in the German mainstream media. Finding: the Energiewende has turned into a folly and the media are waking up. Due to a shortage of time, I will present the main points of the DkS article. The […]

Technical Problems …Two More Huge German Offshore Wind Parks Cut Off From Grid!

Good thing Germany still has reliable sources of energy, such coal and nuclear power, online. Otherwise the citizens would find themselves sitting in the dark and seeing their food spoiling away in fridges and freezers. Turbines over troubled waters. Photo right: Bard More reports are out that Germany’s string of problems surrounding its ambitious installation of offshore wind […]

Germany’s ‘Die Welt’: The Paris Climate Treaty And “The Absurd Excrescence Of Climate Protection”!

German flagship national daily Die Welt has a commentary by Daniel Wetzel on a new report just released in Berlin by Greenpeace Energy, which outlines what Germany needs to do in order to fulfill the Paris Treaty. “Unrecognizable in just a few years” So profound would be the ramifications of doing what is necessary to […]

Germany's CO2 Reduction Targets Cast Into "Serious Jeopardy" As Country Overhauls Policies

Germany’s CO2 Reduction Targets Cast Into “Serious Jeopardy” As Country Overhauls Policies

The English language version of public broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) reports the latest on the unavoidable and what many critics are calling as long overdue reforms of Germany’s renewable energies feed in act (EEG) as the country reels from extremely high costs and daunting technical challenges. Pulling the reins on Germany’s wildly fluctuating sun and wind […]

Modern Debacle Of Wasted Trillions. Consensus: Efforts To Prevent Climate Change “Will Almost Surely Fail”!

Scientific Consensus: “Efforts to curtail world temps will almost surely fail” By Kenneth Richard Already this year there are 6 peer-reviewed papers examining efforts to curtail CO2 emissions through the use renewable energies. They all conclude that the effort won’t be successful. Given the trillions already committed and at risk of being totally wasted, one […]

Germany's Volatile Power Grid Spinning Dangerously Out Of Control ...Prices Go Negative 25 Times In 2015!

Germany’s Volatile Power Grid Spinning Dangerously Out Of Control …Prices Go Negative 25 Times In 2015!

The more volatile supply wind and solar energy that comes online in Germany, the more insane the market prices become. Too often the wind blows and the sun shines when power is unneeded, or they are simply AWOL when demand is high like in the wintertime. Germany’s wildly fluctuating wind and solar energy are creating […]

Major Blow To Wind Power ...Bavaria's Highest Court Upholds 10H Rule! Shoots Down Industrialization Of Idyllic Landscape

Major Blow To Wind Power …Bavaria’s Highest Court Upholds 10H Rule! Shoots Down Industrialization Of Idyllic Landscape

Environmental sanity prevails Bavaria’s highest constitutional court (Verfassungsgerichtshof) has just upheld the southern German state’s hotly contested 10 H wind turbine permitting rule which has been in effect since February 2014. The Court ruled that the requirement is indeed constitutional. Full story here. Bavaria’s highest court rescues the state’s idyllic landscape from wind turbine industrialization. Photo: […]