A Step in the Right Direction! Hold the Windpushers Accountable!
Among the sillier claims made by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers is that these things will run on the smell of an oily rag, for a quarter-of-a-century without needing so much as a shifting spanner.
The rather expensive truth is that, when they’re not bursting into flames, throwing their 10 tonne blades to the four winds or their 290 tonne hulks are being splattered over paddocks and roads, their blades and innards disintegrate within a few short years; requiring wholesale replacements of gearboxes, blades and bearings.
Replacing their internal and external workings comes at an enormous cost, which for the present is (mostly) covered by the phenomenal subsidies filched from taxpayers and/or power consumers. But, as voters and those that they vote for react to spiralling power prices and unstable grids
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