Ontario’s Wind Power Obsession Punishing Thousands: 390,000 Families Struggling to Pay Power Bills & 58,000 Disconnected


Kathleen Wynne’s Plan delivers misery to the poorest & most vulnerable.

To the poorest and most vulnerable, power prices really do matter. Wherever governments have determined to throw billions of dollars in subsidies at intermittent wind and solar power, power prices have rocketed and the poor suffer.

In renewables obsessed Australia, 42,000 families now suffer from the modern phenomenon of ‘energy property’ (see our post here).

Families either struggle to pay power bills – forced to make a choice between heating or eating; or, unable to pay those bills, retailers simply chop them from the grid.

Bear in mind that this is all for the ‘greater good’ and, as we’re told repeatedly, it’s an ‘inevitable transition’, just like the Internet. Except that people can live meaningful and comfortable lives without the Internet. However, deprive them of affordable electricity and their lives become a constant, grinding misery. Here’s a take…

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Smoking Gun: Research Proves ‘Inaudible’ Pulsing Wind Turbine Noise Direct Cause of Adverse Symptoms


The evidence proving the unnecessary damage done to wind farm neighbours by the noise generated by giant industrial wind turbines is mounting by the day: Germany’s Max Planck Institute has identified sub-audible infrasound as the cause of stress, sleep disruption and more (see our post here); and a Swedish group have shown that it’s the pulsing nature of low-frequency wind turbine noise  (‘amplitude modulation’) that is responsible for sleep problems in those forced to live with it (see our post here).

In a World first, Australia’s Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) held that “noise annoyance” caused by wind turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound “is a plausible pathway to disease”. The AAT also slammed wind turbine noise standards as irrelevant and, therefore, totally unfit for purpose: Australian Court Finds Wind Turbine Noise Exposure a ‘Pathway to Disease’: Waubra Foundation Vindicated

The wind industry and its pet acoustic consultants maintain…

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True & Staggering Cost of Intermittent & Unreliable Wind Power – Unplugged


The total cost of attempting to incorporate intermittent, unreliable and chaotic wind power into a grid designed around stable, controllable, dispatchable power generation is utterly staggering.

In those places attempting to run on sunshine and breezes, grid managers are forced to regularly intervene, compelling the owners of conventional fossil-fuelled generation plant (coal and gas) to burn fuel and remain online, even when the wind is blowing which, due to the subsidies provided to wind power, prevents them from dispatching power to the grid and earning revenue from doing so. Compensating the owners of coal and gas-fired plant for burning fuel for no commercially defined purpose (other than keeping the grid from collapsing) has a cost.

The alternative to these massive ‘capacity payments’ is simply allowing the chaotic delivery of wind power to destroy the stability of otherwise reliable grids, outright.

There are 3 electricity essentials – that the power source…

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Australia’s Power Pricing & Supply Calamity Proves Promise of Cheap Renewable Power a Cruel Hoax

Reality… Something the windpushers are not fond of, at all!


Chasing the dream of cheap and reliable ‘clean/green’ wind and solar power has turned out more like an LSD-fuelled Unicorn hunt.

Any idiot can make a promise, but delivering is altogether another matter.

The wind industry and its few remaining champions keep telling us that, one day soon, magical forces will align and power prices will plummet. Instead, however, as more and more intermittent and unreliable wind power gets added to the grid, retail power prices keep on rocketing.

It wasn’t the fact that Boy Who Cried Wolf told a lie that led to his demise: his grisly end came after telling the same lie – twice.

Which is why the wind industry in Australia is about to come unstuck.

Having been belted by a 20% year-on-year power price increase back in July, Australian power consumers can expect a whole lot worse to come.

One reason is that power generator/retailers…

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Why Pulsing Wind Turbine Noise Causes Nightmares For Neighbours


Mary Morris still on the warpath over SA EPA bias and incompetence.

Starting over 30 years ago, the wind industry established noise rules deliberately designed to allow it to operate with complete impunity, while punishing wind farm neighbours with incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound: Three Decades of Wind Industry Deception: A Chronology of a Global Conspiracy of Silence and Subterfuge

In December last year, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal handed down a decision which held that the so-called noise standards that apply to wind turbine noise are utterly irrelevant and not fit for purpose, because all of them use dB(A) weighting: a method of concealing the low-frequency noise, which causes neighbours to suffer from sleep disturbance, and worse.

The AAT held that “The dB(A) weighting system is not designed to measure the low-frequency sound emitted by wind turbines, and is not an appropriate way of measuring it.” And that:…

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America’s Wind Industry Doomed as Republicans Back Cheap, Reliable Coal & Nuclear


Honey, looks like it’s going to be the day after tomorrow…

As a first world energy source, there’s only one problem with wind power: and that would be the W-I-N-D.

The United States of America didn’t become the richest and most powerful Nation on earth running on sunshine and breezes.

To become the industrial juggernaut and technological master that it is, Americans burnt mountains of the black stuff; harnessed nuclear energy early and on a grand scale; and, more recently, thanks to its shale oil/gas revolution, profited from plummeting gas and electricity prices, rekindling manufacturing and industry at a point when millions of American blue-collar jobs were under threat.

On average, Americans pay 15 cents per KWh for power, which compares rather favourably with the prices suffered in Australia’s wind power capital, South Australia: at 47 cents per KWh, South Australians pay more than three times the cost paid by…

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America’s Wind Industry Squeals as Republicans Slash Massive Wind Power Subsidies


The wind industry is a lot like Peter Pan – the perpetual infant, hard-wired to fight, kick and scream to avoid the stark reality of adulthood.

How often have we heard the yarn about wind power needing those life-giving subsidies (filched in their hundreds of $billions from taxpayers and power consumers) to continue for just that little bit longer to help it “mature”?

And how, if the subsidies are chopped now, the chance of a “brilliant, clean, green” renewable energy future will be lost, forever?

Cut the subsidies, and this so-called ‘industry’ would disappear in a heartbeat. That mathematical certainty applies everywhere, including the USA.

GOP tax bills aim to derail the green-power gravy train
New York Post
Robert Bryce
12 December 2017

Commentators, as well as congressional Democrats, have criticized the Republican tax bill for being rushed through the House and Senate without significant debate.

While that…

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