One “justification” put up by the wind industry and its parasites for the social and economic chaos caused by spiralling power costs and – in places like notionally wind ‘powered’ South Australia – load shedding and blackouts (caused by daily wind power output collapses) is the claim that investment in wind power would create a “new” economy with millions of groovy “green” jobs.
No better case study to debunk that myth than Germany, which went into wind power harder and faster than anyone else: the cost of doing so is catching up with a vengeance. The subsidies have been colossal, the impacts on the electricity market chaotic and – contrary to the purpose of the policy – CO2 emissions are rising fast (see our post here).
True it was that Germany saw an increase in renewables related employment – the bulk of it in the development and manufacture…
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