Obsession With Unreliable Wind & Solar Becomes Western Civilisation’s Economic Suicide Pact


If economic suicide was the object, then our current obsession with chaotically intermittent and heavily subsidised wind and solar will surely deliver it.

Rocketing power prices, power rationing and rolling blackouts are all part and parcel of any serious attempt to run on sunshine and breezes. Ask a Californian or South Australian: both suffer power prices at the top of their respective countries’ league ladders; both have suffered serious power rationing and mass blackouts whenever the sun sets and/or calm weather sets in.

Given the choice, no properly informed voter would give any political party licence to do what’s being done in the name of ‘saving the planet’. Sure, loaded surveys suggest that the proletariat is all in favour of wind and solar power. But, when the question turns to what power consumers might be prepared to pay for it, the great majority won’t pay a nickel more for so-called…

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