Category Archives: Windpower Industry False Claims

“The greatest threat to the wind industry’s growth is, in fact, the wind industry’s growth.”

Some time back we made the observation that “The greatest threat to the wind industry’s growth is, in fact, the wind industry’s growth.” Confirming that thought is an excellent analysis published by Robert Bryce at National Review Online in which … Continue reading

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Reader challenges wind advocates to include all the facts!

The following letter was submitted to local newspapers by Keyser WV resident Dallas Adams, Sr. Letter begins: MISLEADING/MISINFORMATION Dear Editor: Pleased to read the press release from Eastern Tech College about their training of wind turbine technicians (News-Tribune, August26, pg. … Continue reading

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Industrial wind flunks out!

Our friends at Windtoons nail it with this take on our recent post about the dismal performance of wind. Industrial wind = FAILURE

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“wind cannot be relied upon to provide any significant level of generation at any defined time in the future”

According to the BBC News-Scotland, “Wind farms are much less efficient than claimed, producing below 10% of capacity for more than a third of the time, according to a new report.” And here’s a shocker … “The analysis also suggested … Continue reading

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Jon Boone: Oxymoronic Windpower

Mr. Boone’s article originally appeared at MasterResource, the premier “free-market energy blog.” We thank Mr. Boone for granting permission to post his commentary and encourage readers to visit Mr. Boone’s Stop Ill Wind site for more of his expert analysis … Continue reading

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Jon Boone eviscerates “AWEA’s evidentiary offerings on behalf of wind’s carbon saving/fossil fuel slaying potential.”

We are very pleased to offer Jon Boone’s most recent commentary on industrial wind, “Overblown.”  In this work, Mr. Boone, an environmentalist recognized internationally for his knowledge about the wind industry, challenges the latest American Wind Energy Association claim of … Continue reading

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“Wind power is unreliable, expensive and doesn’t result in lower C02 emmissions.”

Thanks to our friends at Wind Concerns Ontario for this piece from Michael Trebilock:  Blowing away taxpayers Wind power is unreliable, expensive and doesn’t result in lower C02 emmissions. Why is Ontario still rushing ahead with it? By Michael Trebilcock, National … Continue reading

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James Delingpole: “We also know that alternative energy is a fraud – only viable through enormous government (ie taxpayer subsidy) and utterly incapable of answering anything more than a fraction of our energy needs.”

From James Delingpole blogging at the Telegraph.co.uk – “What Dave and his chum Barack don’t want you to know about green jobs and green energy” (AT Note:  Don’t miss the comment section following Mr. Delingpole’s post link above – Good … Continue reading

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Of the industrial wind project’s 182 turbines, between 136 and 164 turbines, at any given time, effectively serve no purpose.

Did that get your attention?  Good!  Because earlier today, we commented on an article posted yesterday at OregonLive – Wind farm faces Oregon fight: Union joins the resistance to turbines that seemed to imply the other extreme – 100% output v … Continue reading

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