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Germany’s EEG Feed-In Act Turns 20. Well-Intended But Extremely Costly

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Share this…FacebookTwitterHappy birthday EEG! The now famous German green energy feed-in act celebrates its 20-year birthday. The law is loved and hated by many. While activists like Claudia Kemfert wish that the lavish subsidies would get expanded even further, others have different views on the situation. Cost explosion Former environment minister Jürgen Trittin’s scoop of […]

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Vital Electricity: Just A 12% Drop In Power Consumption Leads To Painful Economic Downturn

Vital Electricity: Just A 12% Drop In Power Consumption Leads To Painful Economic Downturn

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Share this…FacebookTwitterA 12% drop in German electricity consumption is the difference between economic pain and prosperity.  If you want to see a good example of how vital electricity and energy are to an economy, look no further than Germany. Since the country has imposed strict restrictions on people gathering, large parts of industry have been […]

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Relief Measures: Green Subsidies May Be First To Go As German Minister Calls For Suspension Feed-In Tariffs

Relief Measures: Green Subsidies May Be First To Go As German Minister Calls For Suspension Feed-In Tariffs

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Share this…FacebookTwitterMake no mistake about it. The draconian measures implemented to cub the so-called COVID-19 “pandemic” are having a profound impact on the German economy as millions of self-employed have seen business wiped out, and even large industries such as Mercedes, VW and BMW are halting production. Even worse is the unprecedented (postwar) degree of […]

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Back To Reality: Electric Mobility Gets Dose Of Shock Therapy …German, Swiss Post To End Electric Fleet

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Share this…FacebookTwitterThe “Streetscooter”: Electric Mobility’s First Large Bankruptcy Image: From Superbass – own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, commons.wikimedia.org By AR Göhring, European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE) (Text translated and summarized by P. Gosselin) Manufacturer “Streetscooter”, purchased by Deutsche Post (German Post) in 2014, will be scrapped. The German media of course blame it […]

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Overwhelming Rejection! German Community Shoots Down Planned Wind Park By Vote Of 269 - 11

Overwhelming Rejection! German Community Shoots Down Planned Wind Park By Vote Of 269 – 11

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Share this…FacebookTwitterOnshore wind energy in Germany has long lost its luster as a “clean” way to produce electricity in Germany. Currently green energy proponents are pushing to significantly ease restrictions against the construction of wind parks, and don’t want to hear any complaints from pesky local citizens. But resistance to projects has reached a massive […]

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Power Grid Vulnerability Exposed: Storm, High Winds Lead To Power Outages Over Large Areas Of Germany

Power Grid Vulnerability Exposed: Storm, High Winds Lead To Power Outages Over Large Areas Of Germany

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Share this…FacebookTwitterGerman t-online.de news portal here reports how yesterday large areas of central and southern Germany saw the power fail yesterday due to “snow and storms.”   Power outages, Germany, February 27, 2020. (Source: stromausfall.org) In some locations the power was out for hours, t-online.de reports. Of course snow itself has little to do with […]

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Expert: German Coal Exit Will Cost 80 Billion Euros, But “Changes Europe CO2 Emissions By 0”

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Share this…FacebookTwitterThe German government recently decided to exit from coal generated power by 2038, and now one expert says that the exit is going to cost handsomely, and bring zero result. Still, that 2038 target is too slow for some. That’s how German politicians make decisions on things that concern the economy and environment. The […]

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Germany's Transition To Green Energies Is "An Impending Disaster", German Expert Tells Audience

Germany’s Transition To Green Energies Is “An Impending Disaster”, German Expert Tells Audience

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Share this…FacebookTwitterLast Thursday evening in Münster, Germany, amid an atmosphere of loudly protesting students and Extinction Rebellion activists outside shouting obscenities and beating drums, prominent SPD social democrat and climate science critic Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt spoke on why Germany was headed down the wrong path with its now flailing transition to green energies, dubbed “Energiewende“. […]

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

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Share this…FacebookTwitterEurope 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 […]

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Germany’s Green New Deal Begins To Deliver: Industry Sees “Horrible Numbers”, A “Disaster”!

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Share this…FacebookTwitterGermany’s onslaught on its famed automotive and production industries appears to be taking an economic toll as the country pushes ahead to go green by phasing out internal combustion engines and coal power plants. Recently we reported how electricity prices are again slated to increase this year, and thus will continue to make German […]

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Germans On Course To Permanently Ruining Remaining Forests – To Protect The Climate

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Share this…FacebookTwitterOf good trees and bad trees: an unimaginable story By Die kalte Sonne (Text translated by P Gosselin) We have already reported about the very different views on trees in this blog. Perhaps this phenomenon has something to do with the fact that the words environmental protection and nature conservation are slowly but surely […]

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German “Environmental Expert”/Activist Suggests Humans Need Draconian “Behavior Change”

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Share this…FacebookTwitterToday I found an interview with an “environmental expert” by the German alarmist site Klimareporter here. It conveys to us the real aims of the radical climate movement. In a nutshell: To change, limit and dominantly control human behavior. In the Kilmareporter interview, Prof. Rainer Griesshammer says that changing light bulbs, riding your bicycle […]

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