Stop These Things
Around the globe, the true cost of the great wind power fraud is catching up with a vengeance. The phrase “energy poverty” is now synonymous with the insane (and utterly pointless) costs of subsidising the ‘production’ of electricity, using a wholly weather dependent ‘system’, that has to have 100% of its capacity, backed up 100% of the time by conventional generators:
Ontario is the place where the most bizarre energy policy in the world has seen thousands of giant fans speared into the backyards of homes – in the most agriculturally productive part of Canada.
When we say “bizarre” we mean completely bonkers, as Canada has one of the “cleanest” power generation mixes on the planet, with the vast bulk of its electricity coming from zero-emissions sources, such as nuclear and hydro.
As explained in this post, Professor Ross McKitrick: Wind turbines don’t run on wind, they run on subsidies, Ontario has built a policy that sees wind power (when the wind is blowing) “displace” emissions free hydro at enormous cost to power consumers and taxpayers, as wind power outfits are guaranteed to reap fat profits, despite market conditions. Read article